Finance Assistant

This opening expired 1 year ago. Do not try to apply for this job.

DRC - Danish Refugee Council

Open positions at DRC
Logo of DRC

Application deadline 1 year ago: Saturday 15 Apr 2023 at 21:59 UTC

Open application form


This is a DRC - National contract. More about DRC - National contracts.

Job Title : Finance Assistant

Duty Station: Khartoum

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

Supporting finance assistant in supplier payments, cashbook preparations, filing, scanning and retrieving audit documents, the position will be under direct supervision of Finance Specialist but under management of Finance Manager.

Responsibilities and Tasks

Key Responsibilities: -

  1. Prepare cheques and cash payments to suppliers
  2. Support with preparation of monthly cash books
  3. Ensure all documents are filed and archived properly and in orderly manner
  4. Ensure all vouchers processed from Finance are scanned and uploaded to SharePoint
  5. Assist program teams in cash distributions on need basis
  6. Assist in retrieving vouchers for audits
  7. Ledger settlements
  8. Follow up on uncleared cheques, unsettled cash advances etc

Any other duties as may be assigned by line manager

Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)

  1. Stable and robust character
  2. At least 1 year experience as an Finance Assistant or Cashier
  3. Proven Management and supervision skills, team player and proven commitment to accountability practices.
  4. Strong analytical and conceptual skills.

Education background: (include certificates, licenses etc.)

  • Degree in Finance or Accounting or any

Professional accounting qualification ACCA, CPA etc

Languages: (indicate fluency level)

  • Excellent communication skills in English is required.

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:

  • 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: 826-932 USD

Location: Khartoum

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: 15/4/2023

Need further information?

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit

For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website

Added 1 year ago - Updated 1 year ago - Source: