Finance Assistant Cameroon Buea, Assistante Financière Cameroun Buea, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Finance Assistant Cameroon Buea, Assistante Financière Cameroun Buea, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Job Description

I- Role and responsibilities

The purpose of the assistant position is day to day implementation of the finance functions responsibilities.

General Responsibilities

Work in accordance with NRC policies, tools, manuals and guidelines;

Assists in the implementation of the support functions in accordance with the action plan;

Ensures the correct archiving of documents both physical and electronically

Encourage and be proactive in favor of improving the finance functions;

Keep the cash books of the database up-to-date, record all accounting entries and prepare all vouchers daily;

Keep the bank books of his/her database up to date, record all accounting entries and prepare all vouchers daily;

Make a daily cash count and especially at the end of the month;

Ensure that cash register management complies with NRC procedures, and that the signatures, the different authorization levels are respected and in accordance with the authorization table.

Specific Responsibilities

Keep the cash register of the database up-to-date, record all accounting entries and prepare all vouchers daily;

Keep the bank books of the database up to date, record all accounting entries and prepare all vouchers daily;

Perform a weekly cash count and especially at the end of the month;

Ensure that the management of the cash register is in accordance with the NRC procedures, and that the signatures, the different levels of authorization are respected and in accordance with the authorization table.

Close all advances daily and especially ensure that all are closed before the end of each month.

Check and certify invoices before payments, that prices and quantities correspond to the order and quantities received;

Check that the accounting documents presented are originals and with all indications of use and ensure that the proof of payment is in conformity;

Check and maintain the cash / bank transaction log of its database according to NRC procedures;

Reconcile the bank account of his/her office, if requested; especially if his/her supervisor is unable to attend to;

Ensure the physical and electronic archiving (if requested) of its base of all the accounting documents of its base;

Maintain the physical and electronic archiving of time sheets for all mission staff as well as relevant pay slips

Be the focal point between the organization and the bank for any related questions

Participate in the preparation of annual audits

II- Competencies

Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

  1. Professional competencies

These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.

Generic professional competencies:

Experience from working as a Finance Assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context

Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

Minimum of 2 years’ experience in similar position preferably with an international NGO

Good knowledge of accounting packages; preferably Agresso-UNIT4B

Good knowledge to initiate finance SOPs

Good knowledge of the South-West and North-West region context

Fluency in English and working knowledge of French are required.

Minimum of BSc degree in related field and/or a part qualified membership of an internationally recognized accounting or finance body such as the ACCA, CPA, CIA, CFA etc

Good skills in Excel and Word

Behavioural competencies (max 6)

These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies and the following are essential for this position:

Handling insecure environment

Planning and delivering results

Empowering and building trust

Communicating with impact and respect

III- We Offer:

Possible Staring Date: March 2022 subject to Project approval

Contract Type: Fixed term Contract of 12 months

Duty Station: Buea with 20% of field travel

Salary and benefits: Grade 4 step 1 NRC Cameroon salary grid

About Us

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC requires staff members who travel on an international contract to the field to undergo an medical examination with our medical provider. Employees must produce a Health Clearance Certificate before departure stating that there are no relevant health concerns. If staff are unable to provide this, NRC reserves the right to terminate the Contract of Employment.

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