Finance Officer

DRC - Danish Refugee Council

Are you service minded and ready to support when your colleagues need a hand? The Shared Support Hub in the Danish Refugee Council, one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a resourceful Finance Officer.


Who are we?

The HQ Shared Support Hub is a new unit in HQ which is being set up with the purpose of improving support service delivery to units and departments implementing grants from HQ. The hub will provide operational grants management and finance support to implementing units in DK Integration, Department for Strategy, Programme and Learning (SPL) and The Stand-By Roster.


About the job

In the Shared Support Hub we support a wide range of programmatic teams with finance and grants management tasks. So, if you’re eager to learn about our different programmes and learn a broad variety of skills, this is the position for you. Your main duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Daily posting of journal entries and other ad-hoc bookkeeping tasks
  • Assist with budget preparation – project budgets, master budget and annual budgets
  • Ensure data and transactions are properly recorded and entered into the accounting system
  • Assist with annual and project audits
  • Support units with resource scheduling in DRC Dynamics (assigning resources to the correct projects and budget lines)
  • Support with improving procedures and processes though the use of various tools (Excel, Excel Bi, PowerBI)


About you

To be successful in this role we expect you to be willing to learn and eager to find areas of improvement. Moreover, we also expect the following:



  • Sound understanding of international bookkeeping standards.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other relevant software, including Excel is a must.
  • Full professional English proficiency


  • Experience with accounting and/or ERP-systems is an advantage.
  • Proficiency with using Business Intelligence and Power Bi is an advantage.
  • Danish language proficiency


All employees 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: Permanent

Workplace: Borgergade 10, 3. th., Copenhagen

Start date: 1 July 2024

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for HK. For questions regarding the vacancy please contact Marie Vahl on [email protected] or +45 3373 5248.

Please note that you need to have the right to work in Denmark (through nationality or existing work visa) to be considered for this role.


Application process

All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered.

Closing date for applications: 12 May 2024

For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website

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