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Finance Technical Assistant - (only open for Afghan nationality) - Location: Maimana - 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

  • Record all cash movements and undertake daily cash count
  • 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
  • Make all approved payment
  • Giving cash advances to Logistic Assistant and staffs when needed
  • Entering all logistic advances into post back;
  • Clearing advances of NRC individual staffs and logistic section
  • Entering beneficiaries voucher into post back
  • Maintaining and updating proper cash book on daily basis
  • Maintaining and updating proper bank book on daily basis
  • Taking update plan from departments regarding cash
  • Arranging beneficiary payments through money exchanger/ Hawala agent as requested by program staff;
  • Voucher preparation, signing voucher on requester, verifier, authorizer, writing cherubs signing it on two account signatories
  • Entering staff salaries in to post back. (Salary, medical allowance,
  • Tax, overtime, field allowance and per diem) entering all account code, project code, resource number, and amount individually
  • Entering tax entries in to post back after tax payment and entering resource number and amount individually for tax entries.
  • Preparing bank reconciliation and reconciling it with bank statement;
  • Requesting bank statement from bank and attaching it to every cheque and TRF is issued
  • Maintain accurate financial and accounting files and transactions
  • Maintain proper filling system for all financial and accounting documents
  • Send monthly reports to Support Office
  • Assist in preparation of financial reports, budget and budget monitoring for projects
  • Performing any related task submitted by supervisor.


  • University degree/Diploma in Finance/Accounting.
  • Minimum 3 years’ relevant experience with international and national NGOs
  • Computer skills with exposure to accounting system
  • Good in English, both written and verbal
  • Certification/ Diploma in Finance/Accountings
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Proficiency on Excel and Access
  • Strong analysis skills (qualitative and qualitative)
  • Strong cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Good understanding of complex emergencies and crisis contexts
  • Flexible and creative
  • Strong organizational and logistical skills

Education field

  • Finance / Economics
  • Education title: University degree/Diploma in Finance/Accounting

Personal qualities

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Managing performance and development
  • Planning and delivering results


  • 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: Maimana
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Banking and Finance
    • Emergency Aid and Response
    • Banking and Finance
  • Closing Date: 2017-08-16

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