Norwegian People's Aid (NPA)

Finance Officer

  • Baghdad
  • Norwegian People's Aid (NPA)
  • Posted date: 3 weeks before
  • End date: 2024-06-11

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Job Title: Finance Officer

Job In Baghdad

Company: Norwegian People's Aid (NPA)

Start Date: 2024-05-29

End Date: 2024-06-11

Job Description


Function Prerequisite: 

The Finance Officer is part of the projects support team and part of the financial staff lead by NPA Iraq Finance Manager. The position requires:

  •  Good knowledge on accounting and finance matters
  • Excellent cooperating ability, both with national and international personnel
  • Good written and spoken English, Arabic
  • Familiarity with commonly used computerized accounting software
  • Communicative, mature and responsible

General Responsibilities: 

The Finance Officer works under the supervision of the Deputy/Finance Manager and Programme Manager in the implementation of the financial and accounting procedures for NPA Iraq MAD Programme. (But not limited to).


  • Responsible to keep financial management documents in archive such as Authorisation table, bank opening letters, audit reports, DNGO reports
  • Responsible to prepare and post the regular payments such as Internet fee, Security fee for Baghdad & Mosul, Rents, Vehicle insurance, vehicle GPS and Tracker, Tracker 24, legal fee, payroll system fee, Gardener & Garbage collection service fee and maintenance agreement fee including Prepare the voucher and posting after voucher signed by FM
  • Responsible to post cash payment vouchers after prepared by FA and signed by FM.
  • Responsible to make the correcting post if any for the own posting entry after receive the correction from DFM and/or FM
  • Responsible to post the expat salary in the interim and arrange the voucher with supporting documents including timesheets
  • Responsible to post payroll, SS & tax for Baghdad and arrange the voucher with supporting documents including timesheets
  • Responsible to Update the staff (both expat & National) salary sheet (HR agresso tab and Payroll register) to SP -- Finance--Grants--General
  • Responsible to prepare the TBR and send it to FM for final check and upload to HO & Iraq SP
  • Responsible to check all vouchers on the SP as soon as its uploaded and follow-up with SFOs in the field offices to bring the vouchers to Baghdad for physical archive.
  • Responsible to collect the sample for all kind of Audits and send it to FM for upload
  • Responsible to prepare and post the regular payments such as Zain mobile bill including security deposit, air ticket, taxi payment and post them
  • Responsible to prepare and follow up on the bank letters for any bank transfers
  • Any other related tasks assigned by the supervisor

Required Qualifications:



  • Higher degree
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting field



  • Experience in working with International NGO`s
  • Familiarity with commonly used computerized accounting software
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication and understanding skills
  • Able to work effectively under, & adapt to, difficult conditions
  • 3 – 5 years' experience in this field

Other Qualifications:

  • Related experience with the mine action sector
  • Written & verbal proficiency in English and Arabic.
  • Willingness & ability to travel within inside & outside the country

If you are interested and have the minimum job requirements please submit your application through the following link 

Notes : 

  • CVs must be in English Language.
  • NPA is an equal opportunity employer and Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by email and/or phone call.
  • Unsuccessful candidates will not get a reply.
  • The Closing date is   11th June 2024.

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