Norwegian People's Aid

Finance Manager


Humanitarian Disarmament Programme Kosovo


Finance Manager

Norwegian People-s Aid (NPA) is a humanitarian organization rooted in the Norwegian labor movement established in 1936.  NPA is currently working in more than 30 countries around the world.

In Kosovo NPA is implementing Mine Action and Disarmament Programme that focus on demining, in particular clearance of Cluster Munitions in northern Kosovo. The programme has long term funding from United States WRA office and Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and currently employs 38 staff, with an expectation that this will double the next 12-15 months. It is expected that EU funding will materialize from 2021.

Job Description

The Finance Manager will be responsible for accounting and leading the financial management, forecast and budgeting processes in the programme, including:

  • Responsible for quality assurance of accounting and financial control as per Norwegian People’s Aid policies, rules and regulations (Financial Handbook), the Financial guidelines, and the national law.
  • Prepare monthly budget against actual reports for dissemination to Programme Managers on a timely basis for prudent budget follow up with monthly meetings on these with the management.
  • Participate in the planning and budget process and other financial analysis with Department Managers and CD.
  • Ensure donor financial reports are prepared as per contractual obligations.
  • ensuring that NPA forms are signed and that vouchers have all the needed supporting documents
  • Electronic book-keeping in NPAs accounting software, Agresso.
  • Conducting limited cash payments and preparing payments in the bank.
  • Preparation of accurate and timely month reconciliations.
  • Managing the external audit process
  • Liaise closely on technical and compliance issues with the Head Office Financial Controllers and Regional Finance Advisor
  • Ensure proper liquidity planning and transfers to the program
  • In close collaboration with the Logistic Department ensure funds are spent in accordance with the budget.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Country Director.

All duties and responsibilities must be carried out in accordance with NPA Kosovo delegation of authority table and other relevant NPA procedures and guidelines in the NPA Quality Management System, as well as respective laws, regulations and administrative directions issued by relevant Kosovar authorities.

As the office is small and requires certain level of flexibility, performance of other duties in relation to HR might be requested by line manager.  

Education requirements/ Skills/ Qualifications

  • University degree in accounting, finance or business administration
  • 5 years of similar experience in finance, with knowledge of international donor requirements. EU and US donor knowledge will be an asset.
  • Good English and Albanian language skills, both written and verbally. Serbian is an advantage.
  • Computer skills including MS Office and accounting software
  • Experience of working with a Humanitarian organization will be an added advantage
  • Experience from administration, HR and logistics will be an advantage

How to Apply

All applications must be directed to and with in copy. Applications must include a CV, Cover letter and copies of testimonials of the applicant.  

If you have any question contact on e-mail address and copy to
The applications in English should be submitted the latest on Sunday, 15th of December 2019.
Please write (Finance Manager Job Application) in the subject line of your email.

Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified of the exact time and place of the interview individually.

Foreseen starting date in the position will be February 2020, however consideration will be made in an interim period in order to ensure that year-end audit can be performed responsibly with former employer.

Shikime 4049
Kategoria Financa
Skadon 10 ditë
Orari Full Time
Lokacioni Prishtinë
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