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Finance Technical Assistant Niger Maradi – NRC jobs

Niger

Opportunity Deadline

03/04/2024

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Finance Technical Assistant Niger Maradi – NRC jobs

  • Location: Niamey, Maradi, Niger
  • Vacancy No: N/A 
  • Salary: N/A
  • Organization: NRC
  • Gender: Both
  • Deadline: 2024-04-03

JOB DESCRIPTION

Niger faces a multitude of humanitarian crises (population movements, malnutrition, food insecurity, recurrent epidemics, cyclical floods and drought), exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The “conflict” problem, the main cause of growing insecurity and instability in Niger and neighboring countries, is generating population displacements which currently affect five regions of Niger: Diffa, Tillabery, Tahoua, Niamey, and Maradi. The regions of Tillabéry and Maradi, where most of NRC’s Shelter and WASH activities are present, account for 46% of internally displaced people, while the region of Maradi where Shelter and WASH activities target refugees, accounts for 23% of refugees. from Niger (from Katsina and Zamfara States in Nigeria).

NRC has been present in Tilabéry since 2019 where the organization implements activities such as education, shelter, water sanitation and hygiene, protection, Information Advice and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and food security and means of subsistence for displaced populations whose access to basic social services and means of existence is compromised in a context where inadequacies were already significant before the crisis. In Maradi, NRC had been present since 2020, Shelter activities had been suspended in August 2020 thanks to the arrival of other humanitarian actors. With the response gaps that have been created over time as travel continues and needs grow.

It is in this context that NRC, as part of the implementation of its community safety and violence prevention programs, individual protection responses, and site management, needs to recruit a Coordinator Talented and qualified protection against violence officer who will actively contribute to achieving NRC’s vision to meet mission requirements. All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusiveness and accountability. These attitudes and beliefs will guide our actions and relationships.

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusion and accountability. These behaviors and beliefs will guide our actions and relationships.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The purpose of the Finance Assistant position is to assist in the daily implementation of support functions.

Concise role description:

General responsibilities:

  • Works in compliance with NRC policies, tools, manuals and guidelines.
  • Assists in the implementation of support functions in accordance with the action plan
  • Writes reports on the progress of support activities upon request from the hierarchical/technical supervisor or management.
  • Ensures the correct archiving of documents.
  • Encourages and makes suggestions to promote the improvement of support functions
  • Ensures management of the expense fund
  • Prepare banking transactions
  • Prepare expense reports 
  • Ensure that accounting documents are established in accordance with NRC procedures

Specific responsibilities: 

  • Checks supporting documents for collection/disbursement
  • Prepares postback of bank, cash and miscellaneous operations journals and sends for posting
  • Ensures the follow-up of advances and staff liquidations
  • Prepares vouchers for disbursement/cash-out
  • Prepare vouchers for banking transactions
  • Responsible for archiving financial documents in his charge. This includes scanning and electronic filing on Office 365 of all accounting documentation
  • Makes payments to suppliers and beneficiaries.
  • Performs a bank reconciliation
  • Ensures that the signatories of the accounting documents are the authorized persons according to the delegation of powers table.

Performs any other relevant task related to his position

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Have at least a BAC+3 in accounting, auditing, financial management, or other similar field. 
  • Experience of at least 6 months in the field of accounting/finance
  • Good knowledge of IT tools (Excel/word) Internet and other software
  • Fluency in French, both oral and written
  • Knowledge of English is an asset 
  • Good knowledge of current labor legislation

Context-specific skills, knowledge and experiences: 

 

2. Behavioral skills: 

The NRC skills framework references 12 behavioral skills. The following skills are essential for this position:

  • Managing insecure environments
  • Plan and get results
  • Empower and build confidence
  • Communicate in a respectful and impactful way

The employee is expected to carry out the responsibilities of the position and act according to the associated behavioral competencies. Performance management will be carried out as stipulated in the Performance Management Manual.

  • The following documents will be used: 
  • Job specification 
  • Employee work and development plan 
  • Performance review at mid-term/end of trial period. 
  • End of contract performance review template 

Skills repository 

ABOUT US

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 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 is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

 

ABOUT THE TEAM

The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) is the world’s authoritative source of data and analysis on internal displacement. Since our establishment in 1998 as part of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), we offer a rigorous, transparent and independent service to the international community, and inform policy and operational decisions to improve the lives of people living in, or at risk of, internal displacement.

With a team of more than 30 people in Geneva and an annual budget of over 5 million USD, we monitor more than 130 countries in the world for which we provide verified, consolidated and multi-sourced estimates of the number of people internally displaced or at risk of becoming displaced by conflict, violence, disasters and development projects. We complement this global data with interdisciplinary research into the drivers, patterns and impacts of internal displacement. Using this evidence, we provide tailor-made advice and support to inform global, regional and national policy-making. Our data and evidence are published on our website and via our Global Internal Displacement Database (http://www.internal-displacement.org/database/displacement-data). Our flagship report, the Global Report on Internal Displacement (https://www.internal-displacement.org/global-report/grid2020/), published every year in May, is the world reference on IDP statistics, featuring trends and thematic analyses, country and regional spotlights.

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