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Finance Officer

Job Type: Contract | Company: Danish Refugee Council (DRC) | Location: Tripoli, Libya | Date posted: 10-07-2012

Position Title: Finance Officer

Reporting to: Head of Finance and Administration (HoFA)

Duty Station: Tripoli, Libya

Area of Operation: Tripoli 

Employment Period: 6 months extendable

Introduction

DRC has been operational in Libya and Tunisia since 2011 focusing on protection of the displaced and conflict affected population. These include IDPs mainly on the north western coast line west of Tripoli, refugees in Tunisia taking shelter in the Shousha camp, the population in and around Sirte affected by unexploded ordnance (UXOs) and to an increasing extent on the legal and illegal migrants and stateless populations in Libya. DRC/DDG has its head office in Tripoli and field offices in Zarzis (Tunisia) and in Sirte and is opening an office in Sabha. Sabha is located 800 km south of Tripoli and is a central transit point for migrants and is home to large numbers of minority groups and stateless populations.

Finance Officer Overall Objectives

The Finance Officer in Tripoli will be responsible for the Accounting and Finances of the operations in Tripoli and support the HoFA in managing and delivering an efficient and effective financial service across all projects and field sites. This includes implementing, monitoring and following-up across all financial tasks to ensure that DRC’s standard policies and best practice is followed.

Finance Officer Specific Objectives

  • Ensure accounting of operation and provide financial guidance, advice and support to all program and field sites and the financial staff in those locations as necessary or as requested.
  • Ensure that DRC’s financial policies, systems and guidelines are implemented, used and adhered to.
  • Travel within Tripoli and to DRC office sites when requested providing advice and assistance on all financial matters as required.

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • To ensure that all financial records & accounts are compiled timely, accurately and in line with DRC financial policies and procedures. 
  • To maintain an effective filing system and ensure that supporting documents are complete and organized according to DRC and donor procedures and available for inspection as required.
  • To ensure timely payments according to properly documented and authorised requests, including national staff salaries and suppliers/partners’ invoices.
  • To manage advances, ensuring timely settlement and that proper documentation is provided.
  • To assist the HoFA in ensuring compliance of financial procedures in line with DRC Operations Handbook.
  • To enter on a daily basis any accounting data into the standardised DRC cashbooks, to finalize the monthly cashbooks as recommended by DRC Headquarters, and send the completed cashbooks to the HoFA by end of each month.
  • To manage the cash flow, ensuring cash needs of the office are met and cash forecast is provided to the HoFA on a monthly basis.
  • To be focal point with the bank, processing transfers and payments and getting the supporting documents required. 
  • To count the cash on a daily basis and reconcile with the balance of the cashbooks, communicating immediately any cash differences. At least twice a month conduct a cash count with the HoFA. One of the cash counts must be conducted at the end of the month. 
  • After receiving the corrected cash books, to scan all vouchers, cash counts and bank statements, and send the documents to Headquarters.
  • To undertake some administrative tasks and any other duties related to the nature of the position as instructed by the HoFA.

Essential Qualifications, experience and competences

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar position in Libya.
  • Libyan national, preferably resident in Tripoli if not, should be willing to relocate to Tripoli on long-term basis
  • Qualification on accounting
  • Strong communication skills, with excellent written and spoken English
  • Confident and proficient in the use of MS Office (particularly Excel and Word)
  • Experience of establishing strong working relationships with colleagues from different functions and cultures
  • Experience of a flexible approach to managing and prioritising a high workload and multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Experience of proactively identifying and addressing issues
  • An understanding of and commitment to DRC’s mission and values

To Apply:

Applicants must send a C.V. and covering letter to jobs.tripoli@drc-libya.org 

Applications that don’t include a covering letter demonstrating that they meet the essential qualifications, experience and competences will not be considered.

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