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Finance Partnership Technical Assistant Ukraine Kyiv


  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Kyiv
  • Grade: Junior level - Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Banking and Finance
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
    • Public, Private Partnership
  • Closing Date: Closed



  1. Role and responsibilities

The purpose of the assistant position is day to day implementation of the support functions responsibilities. Use actions words such as ensure, implement or assist for the position relevant responsibilities.


Generic responsibilities (max 10)

These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work and Development plan.

  1. Ensure adherence to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  2. Assist with the implementation of the Finance function portfolio according to plan of action
  3. Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  4. Supporting finance team with filing, scanning and maintaining organized filing system with all financial and accounting documents and ensure filing is done according to NRC standards
  5. Promote and share ideas for improvement of the Finance function
  6. Ensure NRC finance, HR, logistics guidelines are followed
  7. Any other duties that will be assigned by Finance Manager and Finance Coordinator


Specific responsibilities

These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly.

•          Verify that vouchers and supporting documents meet NRC standards before payment. Be responsible for payments to Implementing Partners.

•             Check Partner`s financial reports, ensure that all supporting documents meet NRC standards, clear and eligible.

•             Ensure implementing of the routine for securing supporting documentation in a digital format.

•             Assist the Finance Coordinator (FC) and the Finance Manager (FM) in internal and external audits

•           Any other tasks that will be assigned by the FC.

  1. Competencies  

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:

  • Experience from working as a Finance Assistant/Accountant
  • Professional knowledge of accounting
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge of English, both written and verbal


Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Knowledge of the context in the areas NRC operates
  • Fluency in Ukrainian written and verbal
  • Knowledge of legal tax base for the representation office
  • Experience from working with local financial institutions and tax authorities
  • Knowledge of accounting and financial systems
  • Experience with start-up of humanitarian/recovery or related programmes is an asset


2. Behavioral competencies (max 6)

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

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Analyzing
  • Handling insecure environments
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