Finance Officer at Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Danish Refugee Council
4d ago
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Job Details

Job Title : Finance Officer

Location : Yola, Adamawa

Contract type : National contract

About the Job

  • Under the supervision of the Finance Specialist and Finance Coordinator the finance officer of Yola, assisted by a finance assistant, will be in charge of the daily finance and accounting management of Yola base.
  • The Finance Officer will work on overall financial monitoring and support capacity building for Yola office and partners and practice rigorous financial control mechanism and archiving System.
  • He / she will make sure that financial procedures, policies, and requirements are implemented in compliance with DRC and Donors and to contribute to the achievement of DRC goals and vision.
  • Your main duties and responsibilities will be :

  • Management of the office cash flow includes the forecasts.
  • Hold a cash book and update on a daily basis the ERP-Dynamics system adequately
  • Management of financial assets and liabilities of the base
  • Tax deduction and remittance on time
  • Archiving and Audit Management in Yola.
  • About You

  • To be successful in this role we expect you to fulfil the below requirement and have a good background in archiving and Audit management.
  • All employees should master DRC's core competencies : Communicating, Taking the lead, Collaborating, Striving for excellence and Demonstrating integrity.


  • Degrees preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to Finance, Accounting, administration.
  • Experience working in international Non-Governmental (INGO) with a background in Audit and compliance management is considered as an asset.
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience in general accounting, finance, and Administration experience is needed
  • Ability to work closely and effectively in a team to achieve work priorities and objectives.
  • Ability to work with ERP-Dynamics will be an appreciated advantage.
  • Enthusiasm as a team player, who is flexible, always ready to take on new challenges and drives for results in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and deliver under pressure.
  • Ability to provide technical guidance and advice especially to a non-finance colleague.
  • A Good Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Etc.) is considerable.
  • We Offer

  • Contract length : A Contract of one year will be issued.
  • Designation of Duty Station : Yola with frequent travel to other field locations.
  • Start date : 15 December 2019.
  • Salary and conditions : In accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment;
  • The income will be subject to statutory deductions as per applicable Nigeria laws. The employee is responsible for tax returns.
  • DRC as an employer

    By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries. We pride ourselves on our :

    Professionalism, impact & expertise :

  • Humanitarian approach & the work we do
  • Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution
  • Culture, values & strong leadership
  • Fair compensation & continuous development
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