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Finance Assistant - (only open for Afghan nationality) - Job Location: Nimrooz - Afghanistan


The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization specialized in assisting and advocating for the rights of refugees, returnees and internally displaced people (IDPs).

Job description

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Implements independently procedures and activities within own function or core competency as delegated
  • Responsible for organizing and delivery of tasks in line with priorities and standards
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of the specialist area of work in which technical assistance and support is being provided, in order to be most effective in supporting the team
  • Use initiative in day to day problem solving in line with agreed procedures, priorities and standards for the area of work
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement in your area of expertise
  • Be in - charge of all financial matters in Badghis office
  • Be responsible for verifying of payments to contractors, & other payments as stipulated in the contract/agreement(s) & in line with NRC Financial policies and procedures;
  • Analysis financial information and prepare financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;
  • Maintain all financial records properly (hard copy and soft version);
  • Verification of staff salary payroll, periderm, travel and other allowances;
  • Shall verify all purchase requests and cash advances
  • Shall participate in all suppliers bidding selection committees
  • Be responsible to make cash forecast on monthly basis and send to Herat office for the process
  • Prepare vouchers and their supporting documents
  • Assist to maintain hard and soft filing system
  • Maintain budget-tracking sheet.
  • Maintain and follow supplier, landlord and payroll tax clearing forms
  • Prepare monthly tax reports
  • Prepare bank reconciliation of bank account.
  • Perform other duties as required from his supervisor


  • Experience from working as a finance staff in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Knowledge and experience within a relevant administration, craft or technical field and ideally a relevant vocational qualification.
  • At least 2 years of work experience in finance section
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Holding valid university degree on economics or finance/accounting
  • Being fluent in local languages (Dari is a must, Pashto an advantage)

Education field

  • Education title: Holding valid university degree on economics or finance/accounting

Personal qualities

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect


  • Dari
  • Pashto
  • English

We offer

  • Monthly Salary based on NRC Afghanistan Salary Scale
  • Top up Credit card on monthly basis
  • Leave and Holidays accordingly Afghanistan Labow Law

Miscellaneous info

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected
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.
  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Nimrooz
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Emergency Aid and Response
    • Banking and Finance
    • Administrative support
    • Banking and Finance
  • Closing Date:

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