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Finance Coordinator - Bekaa (Lebanese National)

Zahle (Lebanon)

  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Zahle (Lebanon)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Banking and Finance
    • Managerial positions
    • Operations and Administrations
  • Closing Date: 2020-09-30

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The Finance Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operational finance processes at area level, and for coordinating budget preparation/reviews related to grants, funds, and budgets for all related programmes, donors, and departments by ensuring adherence to NRC’s policies and donor requirements. 
Duties and responsibilities
The Finance Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operational finance processes at area level, and for coordinating budget preparation/reviews related to grants, funds, and budgets for all related programmes, donors, and departments by ensuring adherence to NRC’s policies and donor requirements. 
 
Generic responsibilities  
Implement effective, efficient and transparent finance systems that support the delivery of the Country Strategic Plan and individual projects at area level; 
Ensure adherence to NRC’s financial handbook and procedures, other NRC policies and donor requirements 
Manage Finance staff at area level and follow up day to day operations of the finance team; 
Provide Capacity building on financial procedures and contribute to the improvement of the finance function in the area;
Provide donor financial reports and any other financial management reports as required
Maintain budget control and monitor cash flow for the area. 
Ensure proper filing of all financial documents 
Ensure that NRC’s related activities are implemented within NRC’s Protection mainstreaming guidelines and reports any breaches/concerns to the line manager and/or focal point for proper action. 
 
Specific responsibilities  
Ensure that cash and bankbooks records are updated on daily basis, ensuring that all coding is in line with donor and country coding structure. 
Participate in budget preparation for new proposals, grant applications, budget revisions to ensure compliance with NRC and donor guidelines. 
Prepare budget forecasts/analysis and assist in Master budgets preparation & revision at area level; 
Review financial transactions and ensure that the supporting documents meet NRC securing supporting documentations and donor regulations. 
Support in area level month/project and year closures as per NRC set procedures
Ensure spot checks and compliance checklists are done on regular basis
Assist with Internal and External Audits at area level as needed 
Perform weekly Cash counts with cash holder as well as verifying posting the cash transactions to the system. 
Participate in tender openings with Procurement team. 
Coordinate closely with Project Managers and Staff to ensure proper communications and work between program and Finance function. 
Ensure optimal allocation of expenses in line with approved budgets and projected expenditures (master budget, allocation tables, etc.). 
Implement any other Finance related task as requested by the Support Manager or Finance Manager 
 

Qualifications
Bachelor degree in accounting/finance or a related major 
Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience in operations and management  
Familiar with grants proposal writing and reporting  
Fluency in English, both written and verbal 
Proficient in Microsoft Excel  
Personal qualities
Managing resources to optimise results 
Communicating with impact and respect 
Planning and delivering results 
Analyzing 
Managing performance and development 
Handling insecure environments 

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.

We work in crises across more than 30 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 is a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities

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.


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