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Finance Officer

Danish Refugee Council, Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Job Title: Finance Officer

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (including frequent travel to DRC Ethiopia

Employment Category: H1

Reporting To: Country Finance Manager

Direct Reports: N/A

Start of Contract & Duration: 12 Months

Posting date: February 24, 2020


The Country Finance Officer will be responsible for a number of critical tasks related to financial compliance and maintenance of DRC’s ERP system, Microsoft Dynamics, with regards to employee resource scheduling, payment, and timesheets.

The Finance Officer prepares and posts time sheet for all staff across DRC Ethiopia and Djibouti, utilizing DRC’s ERP system, Microsoft Dynamcis; Reviews payroll for approval & payment; completes all employee resource scheduling to projects on a monthly basis based on expense forecasts in liaison with Budget Holders and Area Managers; Reviews all project TDLs and rebooks country office costs and/or inter office transactions, if required in liaison with Area Manager and/or Budget Holders on a monthly basis.


Accounting / Finance:
  • Maintain a continuous overview of funding levels and pay particular attention to shared support costs, including staff salaries
  • Provide all required documentation for financial audits in cooperation with Finance Team, Program Staff, Regional Office, and HQ
  • Attend and participate in monthly BFU review meetings with Project Managers to discuss key variances, reasons for these, and any remedial action that is required.
Time sheet, Staff Resource Scheduling & Payroll:
  • Maintain the staff resource scheduling for all country & field staff as per the budget allocation table and update on DRC’s ERP system, Microsoft Dynamics, on a monthly basis
  • Ensure that all staff time sheets are posted as per the Month End checklist deadlines and coordinate with all line managers in country and area offices when manual posting of timesheets is required. Liaise with Finance Manager for any errors encountered.
  • Update the monthly staff salary and benefits allocation table monthly and ensure that all resource scheduling and timesheets are posted correctly, by the 05th of each month
  • Produce timesheets for all DRC Ethiopia and Djibouti staff in Microsoft Dynamics by the 05th of each month
  • Review all payroll requests received from HR and ensure accuracy prior to submission to the Finance Manager for approval
  • Prepare the payroll in Microsoft Dynamics Journal format for monthly posting
  • Review unallocated salary expenses on the interim accounts on a monthly basis and submit the salary allocations to the Finance Manager
  • Support the Reporting and Budgeting Coordinator with the preparation of Donor Reports, as requested
  • Review project TDLs and Budget Follow Up (BFU) meeting minutes before preparation of donor reports, and coordinate with the B&R Coordinator to ensure accuracy on reporting
  • Responsible for making rebooking / reversals on all TDL when it is required for Country Office or inter office budget reallocations are required.
  • Support to Finance Manager to ensure that financial related information is accurate and is well maintained on Microsoft Dynamics and all transactions are recorded and allocated to projects on a monthly basis
  • Support the Reporting and Budgeting Coordinator with creation of budget proposals for the new projects
  • Create and update expense forecasts for active projects in Microsoft Dynamics and collaborate closely with Grants team to ensure that expense forecasts and Project Managers / Budget Holders are assigned correctly
Microsoft Dynamics Specific tasks:
  • Review the Project set up for active grants to ensure coherence and alignment with management structure and budget holder policy
  • Work closely with HR to ensure that Employee Setup is complete, including reporting, open positions, and compensation and benefits are completed to avoid errors with financial processing of resource allocations and salary journals in Microsoft Dynamics.
  • Ensure offline local payroll is imported to Dynamics via the salary expense journal process, in collaboration with Finance team, and as per the month end closure timeline/checklist.
  • Work with Finance Manager to ensure required data for run distribution is correctly mapped and posted as per Shared Cost Allocation policy.
The responsibilities listed in the JD are not exhaustive and may be readjusted according to operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the role.

Experience and Technical Competencies: (include years of experience)

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience in field of finance/accounting/book keeping in an NGO, UN or the commercial sector.
  • Excellent proficient user of MS Excel, able to perform complex formulas, PivotTables, and conduct financial analysis utilizing Excel tools
  • Experience in preparation of Donor budget and reporting for Danida/SIDA/USAID/EU/UN donors.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics or other ERP systems for financial operations
  • Experience with on-the-job training or coaching of colleagues
  • Ability to prepare basic training modules on accounting management and conduct trainings
Education (include certificates, licenses etc.):

University degree in Finance/Accounting/Commerce/Business Administration

Languages: (indicate fluency level)

Fluency in written and spoken English. Fluency in local spoken languages

All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:

Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.

Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.

Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.

Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.

Demonstrating integrity: Acting in line with DRC's vision and values


Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.

We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on under Vacancies.

Please forward the application and CV, in English through the stated website no later than March 8, 2020.

For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult

Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.

Equal Opportunities: DRC is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics

We encourage only qualified Ethiopian Nationals to apply. DRC considers all applicants based on merit.

DRC as an employer
By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries. We pride ourselves on our:
  • Professionalism, impact & expertise
  • Humanitarian approach & the work we do
  • Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution
  • Culture, values & strong leadership
  • Fair compensation & continuous development
Read more here about what our employees say about working in DRC.

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 to read more about what we do to secure robust safeguarding mechanisms.

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