Regional Finance Coordinator
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Vacancy title:
Regional Finance Coordinator

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Finance , Category: Admin & Office ]

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Norwegian Refugee Council

Deadline of this Job:
07 June 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 24, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The Regional Finance Coordinator is mainly responsible for providing the financial management services by implementing NRC finance procedures and addressing day-to-day issues that arise in respect to finance functions in the regional office.

Generic responsibilities
• These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work and Development plan.
• Implement NRC’s systems and procedures at country level
• Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines and donor requirements
• Prepare and submit reports and analysis
• Ensure proper filing of all support documents
• Support line managers in procedures and require support team trainings
• Ensure that the accounting, monitoring and reporting are according to procedures
• Support project staff in financial matters
• Maintain budget control and monitor cash flow

Specific responsibilities
• These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly.
• Proper control of the supporting documents through review of payment requests submitted to finance.
• Preparation of Regional office BVAs on a monthly basis, to be submitted to the Regional Head of Finance.
• Ensuring that staff Advances are liquidated and claims conform to NRC standards and laid down policy before approval is done.
• Monthly Clearing of entries from other countries
• Prepare overview of running costs for the regional and follow up with the administration officer for the payment of regional costs (utilities)
• Prepare monthly reconciliations for the regional office accounts and clean the BRS.
• Conduct weekly cash counts with the Finance assistant.
• Support CALP and Recruitment center in budgeting, monitoring and reporting.
• Follow up and booking shared costs and hosting fees to be paid by Kenya CO, Somalia CO, CALP, Recruitment Centre and other units
• Posting Regional International and National staff salaries on monthly basis and uploading time sheets in the system.
• Zeroing RO budget on monthly basis.
• Preparation of the Project Summary for funds request
• Induction of new staff joining the regional office.
• Audit support (providing sampled support documents and responding to relevant audit queries)
• Prepare the Regional office transaction checklist on a monthly basis.
• Finance support to country offices on need basis
Behavioral competencies
• These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. Of the 12 behavioral competencies, the following are essential for this position:
• Planning and delivering results
• Working with people
• Empowering and building trust
• Professional competencies

Generic professional competencies for this position:
• Experience from working in finance in a humanitarian/recovery context
• Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
• Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
• Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Context related skills, knowledge and experience

• Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field.
• Good knowledge of financial reporting systems
• Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work independently with strong team player skills
• Very strong computer based financial analysis skills
• Strong cultural awareness and sensitivity
• Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines without compromising on Quality
• Good hands on experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 4 June 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 24-05-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 24-05-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 24-05-2065
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