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  • Country Finance Coordinator at INTERSOS

  • Posted on: 11 September, 2019 Deadline: 24 September, 2019
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  • INTERSOS is an independent, no-profit organization which, through its own humanitarian operators, intervenes to effectively answer the needs of people in serious crises situations, mainly in the world's poorest regions, who are suffering, deprived of rights, dignity and essentials goods. It maintains a flexible operating structure. The head office in Italy coordinates, supports and monitors the planned activities in the countries of intervention carried out by decentralised offices. The statutory bodies of INTERSOS, are: the Members Assembly, the Council, the Society for Auditing and Certification of Accounts.

    Country Finance Coordinator


    Job Code: SR-49-1056
    Location: 50% Maiduguri and 50% Abuja
    Contract duration: 12 months
    Reporting to: Head of Mission
    Starting date: 30th September, 2019.
    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)

    Job Requirements

    • 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

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

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