Country Finance Coordinator – Nigeria – INTERSOS

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Full Time
  • Post Date: June 4, 2019
  • Salary Offered: N900,000+
  • Jobs by States: Abuja FCT
  • Jobs by Regions: Middle Belt
  • Career Level: Director
  • Experience: 3 - 4 Years
  • Gender: Both
  • Industry: NGO / Non-Profit Associations
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
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Terms of reference

Job Title: Country Finance Coordinator

Code: SR-49-1056

Duty station: 50% Maiduguri and 50% Abuja

Starting date: 01/07/2019

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. He/she 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)

Required profile and experience


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 and Italian are an asset

Personal Requirements

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

For further information and to apply, follow the link below:…

In case you encounter difficulties applying through INTERSOS platform, you can also apply by sending your CVmotivation letter via email to, with subject line: “SR-49-1056 – Country Finance Coordinator – Nigeria”.

Please also mention the name, position and contact details of at least two references, including the line manager during your last job. Family members are to be excluded.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the first interview.

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