Finance Officer (Gedaref) – DRC


Job Description

OrganizationDanish Refugee Council (DRC)
Workplace:Country Office Gadaref
Contract type:National contract
Application due:15/09/2023

DRC Sudan

DRC has been present in Sudan since 2004, delivering life-saving programming in protection, emergency response, shelter, food security and livelihoods, disaster risk reduction, camp management, and humanitarian mine action. DRC has implemented projects in Central Darfur, South Darfur, South Kordofan, Gedaref, Kassala, and Khartoum states. Sudan hosts one of the largest displaced populations in Africa, with over 3.7 million internally displaced people and over 1.1 million refugees from South Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Central African Republic, Chad, Yemen and Syria. Against a background of political crisis, Sudan faces economic and social turmoil, with sharp increases in food and energy costs, further exacerbated by disease outbreaks and ongoing conflict.

About the job

The overall purpose of the role

 To provide technical support in budget management, cash and document management while providing support the field office in all matters related to finance.

Responsibilities and Tasks


Key Responsibilities:

Review payment documents for accuracy, compliance with DRC/donor policies and completeness.

Review and sign off cash counts daily together with the cashier/finance assistant. This also requires review of the reconciliations for petty cash done by the finance assistant.

Maintain an archiving system for transaction vouchers for all transactions booked on Dynamics, with proper referencing and ensure they are attached on system journals and TDL.

Ensure all documents are scanned and uploaded in Dynamics

Ensure all cashbooks are uploaded into sharepoint

Prepare monthly Bank reconciliations

Support donor and financial audits by retrieving requested vouchers and liaison with Country Finance Coordinator for missing files.

Review costs booked in budgets for accuracy

Ensure costs are rebooked as per budget holder’s requests

Ensure that staff salaries are booked to correct projects

Support on banking and petty cash payments on need basis

Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

 Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)

Stable and robust character.

Proven Management and supervision skills, team player and proven commitment to accountability practices.

Strong analytical and conceptual skills.

A degree in psychology is highly desirable.

Education background: (include certificates, licenses etc.)

Degree in Finance or Accounting with at least 2 years work experience in finance or accounting

Languages: (indicate fluency level)

                     Excellent communication skills in English is required.

  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.  
  • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.  
  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.  
  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.  
  • Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.

We offer

Contract length: 12 months

Level: Non- manager

Salary range: 1026- 1156 USD

Location: Country Office Gadaref

Expected Start date: As soon as possible

Note: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply:

Application process:

All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in the same language as this vacancy note.

Applications Closing Date: 15/9/2023

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