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Finance Coordinator
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Posted 2 weeks ago
Job Description


The Finance Coordinator (Governance and Finance Section in NORCAP) is responsible for providing support to the Finance Unit and Operational Teams, in areas such as budgeting, monitoring, reporting, cash flow, and ensuring compliance with NRC policies and external regulations.


  • Compliance to NRC Financial Handbook, accounting standards, donor and auditor’s requirements and other NRC policies.
  • Contribute to overall financial control in NORCAP.
  • Share best practises with controllers in NORCAP, in NRC and with Global Finance.
  • Report on a regular basis to Head of Unit and other stakeholders as necessary.
  • Contribute to effective and well-functioning team(s) that delivers collectively and according to plans.
  • Ensure financial management and anti-corruption work within the area of responsibility to ensure compliance and that NRC’s manuals and regulations are followed to secure financial control and overview.
  • Contribute to other tasks in the department when required.

Specific responsibilities

  • Responsible for some grants and agreements such as Reimbursable Loan Agreements (RLAs), etc.
  • Review of travel claims, invoice payments, procurement documentation.
  • Support in cash requests and invoicing.
  • Support in creating project codes and re-bookings in the accounting system.
  • Support in the budgeting process and monitoring.  
  • Support in the audit process.
  • Support in the archiving of documents in NORCAP archiving system.
  • Other ad-hoc tasks in the NORCAP Finance Unit.

Please access the full Job Description for more details about the role.

We are looking for

  • Minimum 1 year of experience as finance coordinator, technical accountant, or similar positions.
  • Relevant academic background (e.g. bachelor in accounting).
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and standards.
  • Knowledge of financial accounting systems and procedures and related legal and regulatory contexts.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Professional knowledge of Windows-based applications, especially Excel, Word, and business management systems (ERP), Unit4 is preferred.

We can offer

  • A strongly committed, challenging and international work environment in a large, world-renowned humanitarian organisation.
  • The position is a fixed term position for 6 months.
  • Located at our our Head Office in modern locations in central Oslo.
  • Salary by agreement, good pension and insurance schemes.

We are also looking for people who share our values

  • To be dedicated in what we do
  • To be innovative with our solutions
  • To act as one unified and inclusive team
  • To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the people we exist to serve, and to each other… the members of our NRC family

Please note

  • For any other questions please contact Michael Beaudoin, Head of Finance Unit NORCAP /
  • Please submit all relevant documents and certificates when applying
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 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, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. 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.
Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.
NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

NORCAP solves key challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors, in order to better protect vulnerable people’s lives and rights. We build partnerships and projects with national and international organisations and stakeholders. Skilled NORCAP experts contribute to developing partners’ capacity – to identify and address challenges, improve collaboration and encourage new and innovative approaches. NORCAP is part of the Norwegian Refugee Council.
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