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 receiving documents from other departments and checking then handover to FA for cash and to FO-D for bank except monthly agreed cost
  • Responsible to post bank payment vouchers after voucher signed by FM for Hawala, Zain wallet, Zain bill, air ticket & taxi.
  • Responsible to make the correcting post if any for the own posting entry after receive the correction from FC and/or FM
  • Responsible to arrange Baghdad vouchers weekly and handover to PM for his signature
  • Responsible to collect the cash flow from each department in Baghdad
  • Responsible to review the payrolls for all locations
  • Responsible to post Severance calculation and staff medical insurance for all staff
  • Responsible to check the A3 soft copy of SS, social security and tax payment via Baghdad HR and make payment and, post them
  • Responsible to be as focal person for the bank, Hawala and Zain wallet as focal person for all bank related activities except bank posting done by FO-D
  • Responsible to facilitate the fund transfer via bank/Hawala/Zain wallet to project office and reconcile with statement monthly
  • Responsible to facilitate the project office payments via bank/Hawala/Zain wallet after checking the documents
  • Responsible to post the staff travel cost via interim and arrange the voucher with supporting documents
  • Responsible to prepare and post the regular payments such as Zain mobile bill including security deposit, air ticket, taxi payment and post them
  • Responsible to check the South & North vouchers in the SP as soon as its uploaded and follow-up with SFO in Basra and FO in Mosul to bring the vouchers to Baghdad for physical archive.
  • Support FO & FM to arrange the samples for all kind of Audits
  • 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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