Norwegian People's Aid (NPA)

Finance Officer

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Job Overview

Function Prerequisite:

The Finance Officer is part of the projects support team and part of the financial staff lead by NPA Iraq Finance Manager. The position requires:

  • Good knowledge on accounting and finance matters
  • Excellent cooperating ability, both with national and international personnel
  • Good written and spoken English, Arabic
  • Familiarity with commonly used computerized accounting software
  • Communicative, mature and responsible

General Responsibilities:

The Finance Officer works under the supervision of the Senior Finance Officer and Project Manager in the implementation of the financial and accounting procedures for NPA Iraq MAD Programme. (But not limited to).


  • Responsible to keep financial management documents in archive such as Authorisation table, bank opening letters, audit reports, DNGO reports
  • Responsible to prepare and post the regular payments such as Internet fee, Security fee for Baghdad & Mosul, Rents, Vehicle insurance, vehicle GPS and Tracker, Tracker 24, legal fee, payroll system fee, Gardener & Garbage collection service fee and maintenance agreement fee including Prepare the voucher and posting after voucher signed by FM
  • Responsible to post cash payment vouchers after prepared by FA and signed by FM.
  • Responsible to make the correcting post if any for the own posting entry after receive the correction from FC and/or FM
  • Responsible to post the expat salary in the interim and arrange the voucher with supporting documents including timesheets
  • Responsible to post payroll, SS & tax for Baghdad and arrange the voucher with supporting documents including timesheets
  • Responsible to Update the staff (both expat & National) salary sheet (HR agresso tab and Payroll register) to SP — Finance–Grants–General
  • Responsible to prepare the TBR and send it to FM for final check and upload to HO & Iraq SP
  • Responsible to check the Central vouchers in the SP as soon as its uploaded and follow-up with SFO in Ramadi to bring the vouchers to Baghdad for physical archive.
  • Responsible to collect the sample for all kind of Audits and send it to FM for upload
  • Responsible month end/year end closing
  • Any other task assigned by supervisor

Required Qualifications:


  • Higher degree
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting field



  • Experience in working with International NGO`s
  • Familiarity with commonly used computerized accounting software
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication and understanding skills
  • Able to work effectively under, & adapt to, difficult conditions
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in this field

Other Qualifications:

  • Related experience with the mine action sector
  • Written & verbal proficiency in English and Arabic.
  • Willingness & ability to travel within inside & outside the country

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