Finance Officer Iraq Ramadi

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  • Salary:
    negotiable / YEAR
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Budget and Accounting, Finance
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NRC is committed to our localisation strategy including with respect to our workforce in Iraq, whenever possible NRC will recruit new staff from the local area of the programme operations.

NRC will endeavour to hire staff that together represent the balance of diversity in the governorate of operations

Purpose of the role

The Finance Officer will oversee daily finance activities in the Southern Iraq Area Office and ensuring the operation is compliant with NRC finance policies.

What you will do

  1. Implement NRC’s systems and procedures at the Area Office level.
  2. Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines, and donor requirements.
  3. Promote and share ideas for technical improvement.
  4. Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents.
  5. Support line manager in procedures and require support team training.
  6. Day to day follow of finance implementation.
  7. Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills.
  8. Prepare and submit reports and analysis.

Specifically, you will;

  • Manage daily accounting activities at the Area office.
  • Review payment documents for accuracy and compliance with donor requirements.
  • Ensure accounting and recording align with NRC finance guidelines.
  • Ensure timely submission of the monthly forecast to the country office.
  • Timely booking of transactions in the NRC accounting system using correct budget codes.
  • Support in handling money transfer agents, banks, and relevant reconciliations.
  • Ensure all supporting documents are added for compliance during monthly spot checks.
  • Properly file and archive all support documents following SSD country SOP.

 Professional competencies

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Finance Assistant or Finance Officer, preferably in a humanitarian or recovery context.
  • Preferred experience working in International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs).
  • Understanding of personal leadership skills/profile.
  • Solid knowledge of computer software and modern accounting systems.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Possession of a university bachelor’s degree.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the relevant context.
  • Essential communication and interpersonal skills.

Behavioral competencies

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect

What We Offer

We offer an opportunity to match your career to a compelling cause and a chance to meet and work with people who are the best in their fields.

We are also looking for people who share our values:

  • To be dedicated in what we do;
  • To be innovative with our solutions;
  • To act as one unified and inclusive team;
  • To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the people we exist to serve, and to each other… the members of our NRC family.

Contract Duration: until 31 December, 2024 (our contract renewal cycle runs from January to December)
Duty Station: Ramadi or Baghdad with 50% travel between Ramadi and Baghdad.
Health Insurance is provided
Salary: G5/S1, According to NRC’s Iraq salary scale and terms and conditions.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

For more information please read the job description

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