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Finance Operations Coordinator - Beirut (Lebanese National)

Beirut (Lebanon)

  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Beirut (Lebanon)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Banking and Finance
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2020-10-25

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The Finance Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operational finance processes by ensuring adherence to NRC’s policies and donor requirements.
Duties and responsibilities
  • Generic responsibilities

  • Implement NRC’s financial systems and procedures at national level and oversee their implementation at field level
  • Ensure adherence to Financial Handbook, other NRC policies and donor requirements
  • Ensure that the accounting, monitoring and reporting are according to procedures
  • Supervise, train and develop the finance team
  • Maintain budget control and monitor cash flow for Beirut office
  • Support project staff in financial matters
  • Ensure proper filing of all financial documents as per NRC filling tree key
  • Provide Compliance spot checking on Financial transactions to ensure adherence to set policies and procedures
  • Generate and Analyze related reports as required from Finance Manager or Country Management
  • 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

  • Provide daily technical support for operations team in both Beirut and area offices
  • Ensure proper implementation of NRC Securing Supporting Documentation as per set policies and procedures
  • Implement effective and timely day-to-day operation and transactions, ensuring correct booking for each one before posting
  • Lead on Finance process for NRC Cash payments related to suppliers and beneficiaries. Set up required systems, ensure implementation of Cash Policy and generate reports as required
  • Ensure that cash and bankbooks records are updated on daily basis, ensuring that all coding is in line with donor and country coding structure
  • Provide guidance on donor financial regulations, and provide capacity building on changes as required
  • Participate in Tender processes with Procurement teams
  • Lead on the  preparation of Project Summary Sheet (PS) & Balance Reconciliation Sheet (BRS) within the stipulated period
  • Ensure that monthly cash forecasts are sent on a timely basis from all fields
  • Perform regular cash counts with Beirut cash holder as well as verifying cash transactions prior posting to the system
  • Ensure operational team review vouchers and payment documents received from the field to comply with NRC filling systems
  • Prepare consolidated allocation tables (Staff, Vehicles, Rent etc)
  • Bachelor degree in Finance or a related major
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ relevant experience
  • Proven ability of management of teams
  • Very good presentation and facilitations skills
  • Proficient in English, both written and spoken
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Agresso financial system
Personal qualities
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Analysing
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Planning and delivering results

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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