The purpose of the assistant position is to assist in the day to day implementation of the support functions responsibilities. Use actions words such as conduct or assist for the position relevant responsibilities.

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 Professional Development Plan.

Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action Prepare and develop status reports as required by management Ensure proper filing of documents Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function.

Specific responsibilities:

These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly.

Record all cash movements and undertake periodic cash counts Assist in bank accounts and cashboxes reconciliations Ensure timely recovery of all advances including travel and mid-month advances and provide monthly update of any outstanding advances to the finance officer Prepare and arrange for bank withdrawals and transfers and present for verification Verify all invoices, vouchers and receipts and supporting documents and enter in the system as appropriate on daily basis. Process and make payments as provided in the approved budget. Maintain proper filling system for all financial and accounting documents  Prepare and send monthly reports  Making copies and scanning of all vouchers and the support documents before sending to the Area office or county office. Work closely with Audit and compliance departments to verify the files during the Audit exercise and retrieve the files from the storage. Work with the audit team during the exercise and provide the necessary support required. Performing any other duty assigned by the line manager.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Diploma in Finance/Accounting or related field. Certified Public Accountant level II Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience. Good communication and interpersonal skills. Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Fluency in English, both written and verbal.

What We Offer:

Duty station:  Mogadishu, Somalia  Contract duration: Initial 3 months’ probation period for 6 months contract, with possibility of extension. Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions, terms and conditions. NRC is an equal opportunities employer. In the selection of our staff, we are committed to diversity without distinction to age, gender, religion, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability. We think outside the box, encourage ideas, and give responsibility to all employees at all levels. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative.  NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.

Key Information - Please Take Note When Applying

Apply by completing all the system-required fields of your experience, employment history, and education in your application. Ensure to attach your latest CV. Submit your application and CV in English. When creating your profile, include your full name as per your passport. Incomplete, email and paper applications will not be considered. Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline. Applications that do not meet the minimum standards in terms of experience or qualifications will generally not be considered. Unsolicited applications not related to this specific job advertisement will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We receive many applicants for each vacant position.

Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Due to large response, NRC will not provide feedback to those candidates who do not meet criteria and/or not follow the application process.   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.

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