Ended Area Finance Manager

The Job

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensuring financial management systems and procedures are in place and that NRC’s and donors’ accounting practices and standards are adhered to in the area offices
  • Ensure accurate maintenance of all NRC financial and accounting files and transactions
  • Assign duties, supervise, train and appraise Finance staff in the area.
  • Play essential role in procurement processes and ensure compliance as a member of bid committee; verify purchase orders for completeness.
  • As per the country authorization table, verifies payment vouchers/cheques/cash payments in order to ensure that complete supporting documentation is available
  • Responsible for area office payments and signatory changes of all area office bank accounts.
  • Ensure that all payments are processed on time and have good overview of the locations of the signatories at any given time
  • Contribute in the design, development and implementation of the financial management policies, procedures and practices
  • Facilitate and support the country Finance Manager in audit preparations and close-out.
  • Maintaining overall budget control; provide up-to-date analysis and regular reports of the Area financial status.
  • Prepare and submit periodic financial reports as appropriate for review and consolidation by the country Finance Manager
  • Ensure accurate, reliable master budget is in place and updated
  • Support budget holders and various support staff to prepare quality budget proposals.
  • Responsible for the implementation of anti-corruption procedures and policies in south area offices
  • Provide an enabling environment for the implementation of cash-based interventions, through working across programme and support teams and the development of relevant guidance and Standard Operation Procedures
  • Contribute to the identification of opportunities to implement cash-based interventions and market based programmes by participating in assessments and response analysis discussions

For more details refer to this Job Description


  • Minimum 3 years of experience from working as a Financial Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Solid knowledge of computer software and modern accounting systems
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal (Arabic is an advantage)
  • Education degree in Finance or accounting

Personal qualities

  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile 
  • Managing performance and development
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Handling insecure environments

Contract Duration: 1 year, renewable subject to availability of funding
Job Grade: 8
Travel: 40% within Yemen
Duty station: Aden
These are two positions to be filled: Open to both Yemen Nationals and International applicants.

How to Apply
  • Employer: NRC
  • Category: Accounting/Finance
  • Location: Aden
  • Posted on: 11 March 2020
  • Deadline: 26 March 2020