Danish Refugee Council Damaturu, Nigeria
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a Danish international non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world. DRC is present in more than 30 conflict territories around the world assisting displaced people with shelter, food, income generating activities, and wide range of other assistance. It is of utmost importance for DRC to work in compliance with the DRC Accountability and Quality Management system and national legislations. Smooth, reliable and effective operational systems are preconditions for DRC to maintain its position as a trustworthy and reliable partner for our donors and an accountable organisation towards our beneficiaries. DRC has been operating in the West Africa region for over 15 years, running a combination of emergency, livelihood, protection and advocacy programmes through Country Offices (COs) Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria and a Regional Office (RO) in Abidjan. DRC has 17 offices and more than 500 staff members across the WA region. DRC started operating in Nigeria in 2015 where plans to run a combination of emergency, livelihood, WASH, protection and advocacy programmes has been set. DRC currently has offices in Abuja, Yola, Mubi, Maiduguri and Yobe. The position To receive directives from finance officer and provide assistance to finance officer in term general posting, Document review, petty cash management ETC. Supports finance officer in preparation of financial statements and maintenance of cash controls. Works within the financial procedures of DRC, municipal policies and procedures and in compliance with all national acts and legislation. The Finance Assistant supports the Finance Officer with reports for senior management in country. Key Requirements Essential University degree in Finance/Accounting/Commerce/Business Administration. At least 2-3 years’ work experience in field of finance/accounting/book keeping in an NGO or the commercial sector. Hands-on experience/skills in MS Excel (experience in working with formulas) Excellent organizational skills, self-motivated, proactive and able to accomplish set deadlines. Willing to meet deadlines with minimum supervision Autonomous and ready to take initiative to improve within her/his area of responsibility Fluency in written and spoken English. Fluency in local spoken languages. Good communication and teamwork spirit. Conditions Availability: ASAP Salary and conditions: In accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment; The income will be subject to statutory deductions as per applicable Nigeria laws. The employee is responsible for the tax returns. How to apply The position is for NIGERIAN NATIONALS ONLY. Application method CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the position applied. Provide contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional non-related references, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations. Applications should be addressed to: “Recruitment Manager” only. Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered. CV-only applications will not be considered. Deadline date. 04/03/2019 Applications sent/received after the deadline will not be considered. Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview. “DRC-DDG Nigeria does not charge any fees for recruitment and does not use any employment mediator.” For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult: www.drc.dk DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process. Visit drc.ngo to read more about what we do to secure robust safeguarding mechanisms.