Finance Technical Assistant /Assistente Técnico de Finanças

Country: Mozambique
Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Closing date: 28 Jul 2021

JD in Portuguese below the English one:

The purpose of the Finance Technical Assistant position is day to day implementation of the finance function responsibilities.

Generic responsibilities

1) Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines

2) Assist with the implementation of the finance function portfolio according to plan of action

3) Prepare and develop status reports as required by management

4) Ensure proper filing of finance documents

5) Promote and share ideas for improvement of the finance function

6) Any other responsibility as identified and assigned by the Finance Coordinator

Specific responsibilities

  • Take day to day responsibility of managing petty cash and cash box
  • Take day to day responsibility of managing cheque payments
  • Maintain up to date records and project accounts on the system to ensure that timely, accurate and appropriate information is available and reported
  • Preparation of payment requests for cash and cheques and ensure timely settlement of all undisputed invoices
  • Assist the Finance Coordinator or Finance Officer to perform cash and bank reconciliations
  • Ensure daily, weekly, monthly and periodic cash count is done
  • Assist Finance Coordinator or Finance Officer in tracking advances and ensure that clearance of advances is done on time
  • Ensure that all support documents are complete and accurate before the financial transaction is done
  • Take a leading role in the scanning and online archiving of transaction supporting documents

Generic professional competencies:

• Experience from working as a Support Function Assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context

• Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

• Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

• Knowledge of English

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word

• Attention to detail and accuracy

• Good in oral and written English and Portuguese

• Good knowledge of the Cabo Delgado context

• Minimum of University degree in Finance, Economics and any other related course

Competências profissionais genéricas:

· Experiência de trabalho como Assistente em Funções de Suporte em um contexto humanitário/de recuperação

· Experiência anterior de trabalho em contextos complexos e voláteis

· Resultados documentados relacionados às responsabilidades do cargo

· Conhecimento de Inglês

Habilidades Específicas/de Contexto, Conhecimento e Experiência:

· Proficiência em Microsoft Excel e Word

· Atenção aos detalhes e precisão

· Bom em Inglês e Português, oral e escrito

· Bons conhecimentos do contexto de Cabo Delgado

· Mínimo de grau Universitário em Finanças, Economia e qualquer outro curso relacionado.

Competências profissionais genéricas:

· Experiência de trabalho como Assistente em Funções de Suporte em um contexto humanitário/de recuperação

· Experiência anterior de trabalho em contextos complexos e voláteis

· Resultados documentados relacionados às responsabilidades do cargo

· Conhecimento de Inglês

Habilidades Específicas/de Contexto, Conhecimento e Experiência:

· Proficiência em Microsoft Excel e Word

· Atenção aos detalhes e precisão

· Bom em Inglês e Português, oral e escrito

· Bons conhecimentos do contexto de Cabo Delgado

· Mínimo de grau Universitário em Finanças, Economia e qualquer outro curso relacionado.

How to apply:

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter, tailored to this role, to MZ.Recruitment@nrc.no - please indicate in your email for which position you are applying.

You may instead deliver a hard copy of your CV to NRC’s office: Mueda, Rua Principal, Bairro Maimio, Zona do Massacre Frente ao Centro Biblico



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