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  • Posted: Aug 21, 2019
    Deadline: Aug 31, 2019

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    Country Finance Coordinator

    Code: SR-49-1056
    Location: 50% Maiduguri and 50% Abuja
    Starting date: 15/09/2019
    Contract duration: 12 months
    Reporting to: Head of Mission
    Supervision of: 1 international staff and 3 national staff
    Dependents: No

    Main Responsibilities and Tasks

    • The Country Finance Coordinator is responsible for the proper technical performance of all accounting-financial activities of the mission and its projects.
    • The Country Finance Officer ensures the correct and effective management of financial resources, in accordance with the Organization procedures, and is responsible to:
    • Ensure compliance with INTERSOS and donors' procedures.
    • Manage country and project accounting and coordinate administrative personnel.
    • Assume responsibility for cash account administration, ensuring conformity to existing procedures; shortages or thefts must be reported, bearing the joint signature of both the Country Finance Officer and the Head of Mission
    • Update the economic and financial status of the mission and related-projects, in terms of expenses, appropriations, available cash and liquidity (Prima Nota)
    • Carry out a monthly update of the Global Management of the mission under the coordination of the Regional Finance Officer
    • Provide support to the Head of Mission in drafting new projects
    • Check Bank accounts of the mission and provide the Regional Finance Officer with monthly Bank Statements and Bank reconciliations
    • Check the interim and final financial reports and submit them to the Project Manager and Head of Mission for approval (with the support of the Regional Finance Officer)
    • Assume responsibility for local personnel register
    • Ensure the proper execution of goods, works and services procurement processes and their conformity to INTERSOS and donors' procedures
    • Be responsible for mission administrative-accounting documents and all finished project Documentation (with the support and overall responsibility of the Regional Finance Officer)


    • Advanced university degree from a recognized academic institution in one or more of the following areas is preferable: Finance Management, Business Administration, Management, International Economics, International Development, Contract/Commercial Law.

    Professional experience:

    • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience at national and international level, working as admin-finance officer also in humanitarian field locations
    • Proven experience with different donor finance compliance and reporting (e.g.: ECHO, OFDA, UNHCR, WFP)

    Professional requirements:

    • Good computer skills, especially MS Office / Excel


    • Fluency in English is required. French is an asset. Knowledge of Italian  is considered an asset.

    Personal requirements:

    • Ability to live in contexts with volatile security.
    • Team Player.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to INTERSOS on to apply
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