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Finance Coordinator Ukraine Lviv


  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Lviv
  • Grade: Mid level - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Banking and Finance
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2024-05-28

Below is a brief summary of the role. Please download the Job Description for further details.


All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships. 

Role and responsibilities 

The purpose of the Finance Coordinator is to be responsible that the financial set up is according to NRC standard and to support programme/ project implementation Lviv Area Office. Ensure that the accounting, monitoring, and reporting are according to procedures. Review payment documents and ensure accuracy and compliance with donor requirements. 

Generic responsibilities  

  • Implement NRC’s systems and procedures at area 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 
  • Management of finance team 


Specific responsibilities  

  • Ensure that the accounting, monitoring and reporting are according to procedures 
  • Review and ensure accuracy of all the financial data entered in to Unit4 and timely closure of the accounts every month. 
  • Review payment documents and ensure accuracy and compliance with donor requirements. 
  • Support project staff in financial matters, especially with timely payments. 
  • Represent finance in procurement process meetings. 
  • Support Area Program team in following up with the budget holders on BVAs, spending plans and monthly cash forecast. 
  • Focal point between the Country Finance department and Area Office 
  • Support updating the AO Master Budget and Donor Budgets. 
  • Ensure data archiving as per NRC standards and policies. 
  • Support in audit related requirements as and when required.  
  • Ensure timely submission of financial reports and supporting documentation from Implementing Partner Organisations.  
  • Capacity building of finance and non-finance staff of Area Office.  

Critical interfaces 

  • Relevant interfaces for this position are:  
  • Project Managers, Project Coordinators, ASM, APM and AM 
  • Support Teams 
  • Finance staff in CO  
  • Auditors 
  • Related NRC Partners 



Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories: 

1. Professional competencies  

These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.  

Generic professional competencies:  

  • 2-3 years of experience in finance senior role in an INGO or humanitarian agency 
  • BA in accounting or equivalent. 
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts 
  • Team management and leadership skills. 
  • Good in English and Ukrainian Languages  

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:  

  • Knowledge & experience of working in Agresso accounting system or smiliar 
  • Knowledge of the context in Ukraine. 
  • Ability to use MS office 
  • Experience with EU and US donors 

2. Behavioural competencies 

These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioral competencies and the following are essential for this position: 

  • Managing performance and development 
  • Empowering and building trust 
  • Managing resources to optimize results 
  • Handling insecure environments 
  • Analyzing 
  • Conflict management  


 Key Information - Please Take Note When Applying

  • Learn more about NRC here and NRC Ukraine
  • To apply as an internal candidate, please click on the suitcase icon “I am an employee” on the top right of the page to be redirected to NRC’s internal career site.
  • Apply by completing all the system-required fields of your experience, employment history, and education in your application.
  • Ensure to attach your latest CV, motivation letter and application in English-Applications submitted without the CV will not be considered.
  • When creating your profile, include your full name as per your passport.
  • Applications that do not meet the minimum standards in terms of experience or qualifications will generally not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We receive many applicants for each vacant position
  • This position is open to candidates who have the legal right to work in Ukraine. Please note that we are unable to provide work permits or visa sponsorships for this position.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.