Finance Coordinator based in Baghdad


The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

Do you have minimum 3 years of experience as a Finance Coordinator in an INGO or a humanitarian agency? Are you looking for new challenges through working in hardship places and complex environments?
Are you interested in working in a challenging and complex context with one of world most effective and respected Humanitarian Organizations? 

We are looking for a Finance Coordinator to our Iraq office to be based in Baghdad.

Our Ideal Candidate:

A Finance person who has solid experience in budgets preparation, liquidation, and monitoring. Also someone who has experience in internal controls in addition to cash and bank procedure.

We are looking for someone who has the values of honesty and integrity. Experience and knowledge of INGO’s culture is preferable.

Arabic language is a plus.


Job tasks and responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the accounting, monitoring and reporting are according to procedures

  • Support the Area Manager and Project Managers in maintain budget control and monitor cash flow for the area

  • Prepare and provide regular project analysis to the project management

  • Management of cash and bank transfer from the CO, HO and also within the Area.

  • Record keeping of the records for the Area program and ensure the accuracy of the data of the area office.

  • Monthly, yearly closing of the accounts.

  • Prepare and provide regular project analysis to the project management, especially for the area offices. This includes the capacity building of the Area office finance staff.

  • Work with the Area offices teams on strategies & the budget process.

  • Responsible for the Agresso closure and the reconciliation and monthly closing of the financial software, with close coordination with the Area offices.

  • Tasks related to audits in the area office and implementation of action plan.

We offer a 12 months contract.

For more details about this job kindly open the attached job description below. We encourage you to apply now!
Note: NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Baghdad
  • Grade: P-1, International Professional
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Finance and Banking
    • Finance and Banking
    • Administrative support
    • Administrative support
    • Emergency Aid
  • Closing Date: 2016-04-13

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