Finance Officer (Accounntant)

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Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a leading protection agency with a mandate to protect, advocate and promote durable solutions for displacement affected populations.

DRC has been operating in Ukraine since 2014, currently DRC employs over 700 staff in Ukraine and will continue significant scale-up in 2024 to implement emergency response in the Protection, Livelihoods, Shelter/NFIs and Humanitarian Disarmament and Peacebuilding (humanitarian mine action) sectors, using direct interventions, support to duty bearers and civil society organizations (CSOs), and partnerships with CSOs. DRC will continue and adapt its durable solutions portfolio to the evolving context.

About the job:

Under the management of Finance Team Leader, the Finance Officer (accountant) is responsible for providing overall finance and daily administrative functioning of the DRC Sount Area and the implementation of DRC program activities in the area of responsibility. Your main duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Manage all day-to-day transactions, day-to-day bookkeeping according to the national legal requirements of Ukraine, methodological principles of accounting for NGO and as per corporate policy and donor`s rules: fixed assets, materials, funds, settlements and other assets, equity and liabilities, income and expenditures, accruals.
  • Fuel management and accountancy.
  • Reconcile accounts payable and receivables.
  • Ensure all relevant financial, contractual and personnel documentation is filed in both hard copy and scanned and saved in project digital files.
  • Record transactions in the BAF (1C accounting).
  • File, prepare scan copies of cash and bank vouchers supporting documents.
  • Checking of contracts, acts of performed work/acceptance, invoices provided by suppliers, maintaining primary documentation in accordance with legislative requirements.
  • Making sure the organization is updated/following the most updated regulations, as per the changes by the government from time to time.
  • Assistance with external audit requests for any required supporting documentation.Keeping track of the latest changes in Ukrainian Labor, tax, and accounting legislation.
  • Participation in stock takes of assets, funds, calculations, and liabilities. Write-off of TMC in accordance with accounting norms and standards and in compliance with DRC policies.
  • Provide calculation of business trip daily allowances.
  • Perform other financial tasks assigned by the Finance Team Leader, Finance Specialist, SSM.

About you

To be successful in the role of Finance Officer (Accountant), we expect you to have minimum 5 years of experience in accountancy area. We also expect the following:

  • Accountancy literacy
  • Experience of work in DRC minimum 6 month
  • Excellent Microsoft Office, Bank on-line skills
  • English proficiency preferred
  • Speech and communication skills
  • Advanced organizational skills
  • Accuracy in paper work
  • Competence to keep negotiations

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 uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to our values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

We offer:

Contract length: open ended. Level: H – Non-Management Designation of Duty Station: Mykolaiv - Full time based

Start date: 1st May 2024 Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for national staff.

Application process:

All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages in English).

Applications are open until 14******th April 2024

Applications sent by email will not be considered.

We reserve the right to conduct further interviews before the deadline for submission of applications.

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