Finance Assistant needed at Danish Refugee Council

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Job title : Finance Assistant

Job Location : Sokoto

Deadline : July 22, 2024

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Overall purpose of the role:

This role has an area focus and ensures compliance to DRC procedures and guidelines within the area. The role contributes to the development of area strategies, which are translated into action plans and day-to-day tasks. The role provides support and/or technical guidance to base operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

Finance and accounting

  • Finance Assistant supports the finance office in Sokoto. Supports the preparation of financial statements and maintenance of cash controls.
  • Works within the financial procedures of DRC, municipal policies and procedures and in compliance with all national acts and legislation.
  • The Finance assistant supports the Finance Manager with reports for senior management in country.

Reporting

  • Assist with collecting, reviewing, correcting and filing all financial progress reports from the partners
  • Support financial report preparations
  • Submit progress and status reports

The responsibilities listed in the JD are not exhaustive and may be readjusted according to operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the role.

Job Requirements

Experience and technical competencies:

  • Hands-on experience/skills in MS Excel (experience in working with formulas)
  • Excellent organizational skills, self-motivated, proactive and able to accomplish set deadlines.
  • Willing to meet deadlines with minimum supervision
  • Autonomous and ready to take initiative to improve within her/his area of responsibility
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. Fluency in local spoken languages.
  • Good communication and teamwork spirit

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)

  • University degree in Finance/Accounting/Commerce/Business Administration.
  • At least two years’ work experience in field of finance/accounting/book keeping in an NGO or the commercial sector.

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