Medecins Du Monde Latest Job Vacancy Finance Coordinator

Médecins du Monde (MdM) is an international humanitarian organization whose mission is to provide medical care for the most vulnerable populations, the world over, including France. It seeks to stimulate voluntary commitment from doctors, other health care providers, and from those whose expertise in other fields is needed for its activities, to enlist all competent support required for the achievement of its projects, and to seek at all times to encourage close working relationships with populations in its care.

We are recruiting to to fill the position below:

Job Title:
Finance Coordinator (M/F)


Maiduguri, Borno

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Under the responsibility of the general coordinator, you will support the management of an approximate 3 million euros yearly budget involving two institutional donors (OFDA and GMOFA) funding the Nigeria mission.

More specifically, your responsibilities are to:

  • Develop and implement the financial procedures and guidelines related to the mission
  • Ensure internal financial procedures, systems, policies and controls are applied and complied with throughout the operations by all staff
  • Prepare financial reports and donor budgets
  • Monitor overall budget consumption according to donors’ constraints and update regularly the Budget Follow Up tool
  • Supervise directly three national staff and have a functional link with the logistician/administrator based in Damboa
  • Supervise the overall recruitment and training of the finance department staffs
  • Ensure MdM compliance with tax laws and if necessary, improve the procedures and rules
  • Ensure MdM Salary Payments are in line with Nigerian Labour and are completed in an accurate and timely manner, in coordination with the HR department
  • Prepare, organise and supervise audits at field level, with the support of the headquarter
  • Ensure a harmonized financial organization and ensure accurate documentation of all financial transactions
  • Liaise with INGO finance directors incountry and actively participate in inter-agency coordination meetings
  • Provide strong oversight and capacity building to local partner activities
  • Ensure the proper archiving of the partners financial reports and accountancy
  • Be responsible for the cash provision and safe management between the different programs/bases
  • Ensure that payments are made in a timely and secure manner
  • Be responsible for the soft accountancy of all sites for both accounting and donor allocation
  • Coordinate the closure of monthly accountancy in coordination with the HQ
  • Contribute to the country monthly report on the financial part

Skills and Experience Needed

  • Experience of 4-5 years minimum in a similar position
  • Experience in multi-donors’ budgets and multi-countries grants
  • Training and capacity building experience
  • Excellent Excel skills, knowledge of Saga is an asset
  • Ability to work under a minimum of supervision
  • Capacity to take initiatives, organizational skills, rigor
  • Ability to classify and to manage priorities
  • Listening and diplomacy skills
  • Ability to work in unstable and volatile context
  • Languages: fluent English
  • You are committed to MdM’s values as an organisation and motivated by its non statutory, NFP model.

Conditions of Employment

  • Status: Employee Contract : Fixedterm contract
  • Duration: 9 to 12 months
  • Position to be filled in September 2018
  • Based in Maiduguri with regular movements to Damboa base
  • 2,820 Euros gross monthly salary on 13 months
  • Expatriation bonus (10% gross salary per month)
  • Transportation cost (homework), vaccines and visas covered
  • 22.5 RTT per year
  • 5 weeks of paid leaves per year
  • Health insurance (60% covered by MdM)
  • Insurance (repatriation…)
  • Punctual teleworking agreement (after 6 months)
  • Medecins du Monde promotes trainings and internal mobility
  • Single posting

Application Closing Date
30th September, 2018

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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