Country Finance Coordinator – Nigeria at INTERSOS

Country Finance Coordinator – Nigeria

Closing date

Terms of reference

Job Title: Country Finance Coordinator

Code: SR-49-1056

Duty station: 50% Maiduguri and 50% Abuja

Starting date: ASAP

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

How to Apply

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 [email protected], 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