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Finance Officer

2023.04.25. | Hybrid | Non-tech
Our partner is the world's largest humanitarian network, which has been carrying out its activities successfully around the world for more than 100 years. They are continuously working on further succession with the help of a dedicated workforce, so their Digitalization and IT Department is now expanding to further support global projects and core activities.

Under the supervision of the Senior Finance Officer, the incumbent is responsible for providing support for the implementation of a high priority EU funded program with implementation in EU member countries. In addition to this focus, the incumbent can be involved in providing support to the Regional Office in various finance issues to ensure the smooth dayto-day operation, handling both internal and external partners. The incumbent covers specifically the Regional Office and other offices within the Region as requested.

Job duties and responsibilities

The position holder shall:

  • Be responsible for all aspects of basic financial management of the above-mentioned project, including supporting implementation from the financial side both at the Regional Office and at National Society level
  • Providing training and guidance on relevant partner's and donor financial policies to be followed during the project implementation

Job description:

  • Conduction monitoring and follow up visits to project partners on a regular basis, according to pre-agreed plan
  • Participation at relevant partner and the partner's meetings in relation to the project
  • Ensure data input into CODA financial system in relation to the project specifically are done in an accurate, efficient and timely manner
  • Check that financial codes are correct before booking the transactions and ensure any correction
  • Organize and file documents in relation to reporting received from project partners, according to the standard filing system
  • Ensure that all payments are validated by the senior finance person in charge and approved by the budget holder
  • Assist the Senior Finance Officer in managing the funds and financial assets of the Regional Office, especially focusing on the implementation of the above project
  • Prepare the field returns files in accordance with the deadlines, ensuring the availability of all supporting documents
  • Ensure timely administration and monitoring of working advances
  • Ensure clearance and reporting of working advances
  • Establish and ensure effective working relationships with the staff and management of Europe Zone
  • Ensure and promote compliance with the partner's financial procedures, budgeting system, monthly
  • Accounts closure, bank reconciliation & processes
  • Provide reports from B.O. to office as requested, monitor project specific reports and follow up on issues or escalate to Senior Finance Officer
  • Any other tasks assigned by the Senior Finance Officer

Duties applicable to all staff

  • Work actively towards the achievement of the partner's Secretariat’s goals
  • Abide by and work in accordance with the partner's principles
  • Perform any other work-related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the line manager
  • University Degree in a finance related discipline
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills, working knowledge with ERP financial modules
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Accuracy and fine attention to detail
  • Organised and self-starter in work prioritising
  • Excellent customer service
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Professional /academic qualification in finance or accounting 
  • Experience in working with accounting systems
  • Work experience with other international organizations, large NGOs and/or governmental development agencies, multi-cultural environment
  • Fluently spoken and written Hungarian
  • Good command of another IFRC official language (French, Spanish or Arabic)
Employer's offer
  • International team
  • Career opportunity
  • Possibility for professional improvement