Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a Danish international non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world.
DRC is present in more than 30 conflict territories around the world assisting displaced people with shelter, food, income-generating activities, and a wide range of other assistance.
It is of utmost importance for DRC to work in compliance with the DRC Accountability and Quality Management system and national legislations.
Smooth, reliable and effective operational systems are preconditions for DRC to maintain its position as a trustworthy and reliable partner for our donors and an accountable organisation towards our beneficiaries.
DRC has been operating in the West Africa region for over 15 years, running a combination of emergency, livelihood, protection and advocacy programmes through Country Offices (COs) Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria and a Regional Office (RO) in Abidjan.
DRC has 17 offices and more than 500 staff members across the WA region.
DRC started operating in Nigeria in 2015 where plans to run a combination of emergency, livelihood, WASH, protection and advocacy programmes has been set.
DRC currently has offices in Abuja, Yola, Mubi, Maiduguri and Yobe.
Supports the preparation of financial statements and maintenance of cash controls. Works within the financial procedures of DRC, municipal policies and procedures and in compliance with all national acts and legislation.
The Finance Assistant supports the Finance Officer with reports for senior management in-country.
Responsibilities : Cash Management
Accounting Management :
The responsibilities listed in the JD are not exhaustive and may be readjusted according to operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the role.
Willing to meet deadlines with minimum supervision
Availability : ASAP
The income will be subject to statutory deductions as per applicable Nigeria laws. The employee is responsible for tax returns.
How to apply
The position is for NIGERIAN NATIONALS ONLY.
Deadline date. 20th February 2020 Applications sent / received after the deadline will not be considered.
Due to the urgency of the position, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the post may be filled before the deadline.
Note : DRC-DDG Nigeria does not charge any fees for recruitment and does not use any employment mediator.
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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 :
DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.
DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process.