Deputy Finance Coordinator – Nigeria 214 views0 applications


INTERSOS is an independent humanitarian organization that assists the victims of natural disasters, armed conflicts and exclusion. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable people.

Terms of reference

Job Title: Deputy Finance Coordinator

Code: SR-49-2554

Duty station: Maiduguri, Nigeria

Starting date: 17/07/2022

Contract duration: 12 months

Reporting to: Country Finance Coordinator

Supervision of: Senior Finance Officer

Dependents: Non-family duty station

General context of the project

According to the Nigeria Humanitarian Response Plan 2022, 8.4 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in the north-east and north-west of the country, with the majority of them being women and children who are facing significant protection risks. The people in need is likely to increase due to continuation of insecurity in the intervention areas with IDPs fleeing to relatively safer places.

INTERSOS has been rendering humanitarian responses in Nigeria since 2016, providing life-saving support from the most affected communities such as health and nutrition, covid-19 response and vaccination, protection, food security and livelihoods, shelter, access to clean water and sanitation, camp coordination, and common warehouse management.

General purpose of the position

The PFA will provide the leadership and direction to ensure the development of relevant financial information, and timely financial budgeting and planning and financial reporting for senior leadership, donors, and key stakeholders. The PFA will assist the CFC in managing and controlling the organization’s financial processes, making the necessary changes to upgrade and improve process, policies or procedures, and develop the finance team of the mission.

The PFA will also undertake special tasks at the direction of the CFC in areas of financial systems development.

Main responsibilities and tasks

  • Cash flow – Consolidate monthly cash needs from financial plans and compile weekly / monthly cash forecasts.
  • Proposal development – act as a focal Finance point during the process of Proposal Development and budgets creation. Cooperate closely with CFC and HOM.
  • Reporting – PFA will ensure the schedule for Donor reporting is respected and all reports are compiled in an accurate and timely manner and submitted to CFC for verification and approval. In terms of internal reporting, PFA will lead and coordinate regular monthly BvFP (budget vs Financial Plan).
  • Audit – preparation for internal and external annual, ad hoc and donor audits closely with CFC and HOM.
  • Grants Management – work closely with Grants Department, ensuring that donor finance guidelines, formats and processes are understood by all affected colleagues at the start of each project and being adhered to throughout the project.
  • To ensure compliance with INTERSOS and donor procedures.
  • To update the economic and financial status of the mission and related-projects, in terms of expenses, appropriations, available cash and liquidity (Prima Nota).
  • To support the CFC in order to perform monthly Bank reconciliations.
  • To set up, organize and manage the administrative files pertaining to the mission and in loco projects, based on criteria defined by the Protocols and any indications from the CFC.

Required profile and experience

Education

  • Advanced university degree from a recognized academic institution in one or more of the following areas is preferred: Finance Management, Business Administration, Management, International Economics, International Development, Contract/Commercial Law.
  • First University degree combined with demonstrated professional work experience and understanding of relevant functions may be considered in lieu of advanced university degree, preferably combined with accredited courses or certifications from relevant professional bodies in admin & finance management, procurement.

Professional Experience

Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience at national and international level working as admin-finance Manager​

Professional Requirements

  • Strong understanding of budgeting and financial management
  • Excellent computer skills, especially Excel
  • Demonstrated leadership and very good interpersonal/communication skills
  • Demonstrate experience with different donor finance compliance and reporting
  • Ability to perform and assure high accuracy in work under stress
  • Positive and solution oriented personality

Languages

Fluency in English is required.​

Personal Requirements

1) Core Values

– Commitment and Respect of local culture · Diversity and Inclusion · Integrity

2) Core Competencies

– Communication · Drive for Result · Working with People of all backgrounds and cultures.

3) Key Functional Competencies

– Leading and Supervising · Deciding and Initiating Actions · Planning and Organizing · Conflict resolution skills.

4) Skills and knowledge

– Ability to work strategically, independently and to realize organizational goals, develop strategies, set clear visions.

– Ability to persuade and influence, negotiate to obtain agreement, and promote ideas.

– Ability to network and establish good relations with stakeholders, at all levels.

– Fast learner, adapts and responds to change, tolerates ambiguity.

Please note that our application process is made of 3 quick stepsregister (including your name, email, password, citizenship and Skype address), sign-up and apply by attaching your CV and motivation letter in PDF format. Through the platform, candidates will be able to track their applications’ history with INTERSOS. In case you encounter severe difficulties applying through the platform, you can send an email attaching your CV and motivation letter (both in PDF version) via email to [email protected], with subject line: “Platform issue – SR-49-2554-Position”.

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.

More Information

  • Job City Maiduguri
  • This job has expired!
Share this job


INTERSOS is a non-profit humanitarian aid organization that works to assist victims of natural disaster and armed conflict. INTERSOS has operated as an independent organization since its foundation in 1992, its humanitarian actions are based on values of solidarity, justice, human dignity, respect for diversity, and equal rights and opportunities for all people, especially the most vulnerable. Through its own humanitarian operators, INTERSOS intervenes to 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. A Mine Action Unit was established within INTERSOS to deal specifically with the mine danger and its effects through mine awareness, victims assistance and mine clearance operations.

INTERSOS identifies with the core values of CONCORD, the European Confederation of NGOs; it adheres to international codes of conduct for humanitarian organizations and the values and principles expressed within those codes.

INTERSOS is recognized by the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the European Commission and the principal UN agencies; it holds an advisory status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

Connect with us
0 USD Maiduguri CF 3201 Abc road Fixed Term , 40 hours per week INTERSOS

INTERSOS is an independent humanitarian organization that assists the victims of natural disasters, armed conflicts and exclusion. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable people.

Terms of reference

Job Title: Deputy Finance Coordinator

Code: SR-49-2554

Duty station: Maiduguri, Nigeria

Starting date: 17/07/2022

Contract duration: 12 months

Reporting to: Country Finance Coordinator

Supervision of: Senior Finance Officer

Dependents: Non-family duty station

General context of the project

According to the Nigeria Humanitarian Response Plan 2022, 8.4 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in the north-east and north-west of the country, with the majority of them being women and children who are facing significant protection risks. The people in need is likely to increase due to continuation of insecurity in the intervention areas with IDPs fleeing to relatively safer places.

INTERSOS has been rendering humanitarian responses in Nigeria since 2016, providing life-saving support from the most affected communities such as health and nutrition, covid-19 response and vaccination, protection, food security and livelihoods, shelter, access to clean water and sanitation, camp coordination, and common warehouse management.

General purpose of the position

The PFA will provide the leadership and direction to ensure the development of relevant financial information, and timely financial budgeting and planning and financial reporting for senior leadership, donors, and key stakeholders. The PFA will assist the CFC in managing and controlling the organization’s financial processes, making the necessary changes to upgrade and improve process, policies or procedures, and develop the finance team of the mission.

The PFA will also undertake special tasks at the direction of the CFC in areas of financial systems development.

Main responsibilities and tasks

  • Cash flow - Consolidate monthly cash needs from financial plans and compile weekly / monthly cash forecasts.
  • Proposal development – act as a focal Finance point during the process of Proposal Development and budgets creation. Cooperate closely with CFC and HOM.
  • Reporting – PFA will ensure the schedule for Donor reporting is respected and all reports are compiled in an accurate and timely manner and submitted to CFC for verification and approval. In terms of internal reporting, PFA will lead and coordinate regular monthly BvFP (budget vs Financial Plan).
  • Audit - preparation for internal and external annual, ad hoc and donor audits closely with CFC and HOM.
  • Grants Management – work closely with Grants Department, ensuring that donor finance guidelines, formats and processes are understood by all affected colleagues at the start of each project and being adhered to throughout the project.
  • To ensure compliance with INTERSOS and donor procedures.
  • To update the economic and financial status of the mission and related-projects, in terms of expenses, appropriations, available cash and liquidity (Prima Nota).
  • To support the CFC in order to perform monthly Bank reconciliations.
  • To set up, organize and manage the administrative files pertaining to the mission and in loco projects, based on criteria defined by the Protocols and any indications from the CFC.

Required profile and experience

Education

  • Advanced university degree from a recognized academic institution in one or more of the following areas is preferred: Finance Management, Business Administration, Management, International Economics, International Development, Contract/Commercial Law.
  • First University degree combined with demonstrated professional work experience and understanding of relevant functions may be considered in lieu of advanced university degree, preferably combined with accredited courses or certifications from relevant professional bodies in admin & finance management, procurement.

Professional Experience

Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience at national and international level working as admin-finance Manager​

Professional Requirements

  • Strong understanding of budgeting and financial management
  • Excellent computer skills, especially Excel
  • Demonstrated leadership and very good interpersonal/communication skills
  • Demonstrate experience with different donor finance compliance and reporting
  • Ability to perform and assure high accuracy in work under stress
  • Positive and solution oriented personality

Languages

Fluency in English is required.​

Personal Requirements

1) Core Values

- Commitment and Respect of local culture · Diversity and Inclusion · Integrity

2) Core Competencies

- Communication · Drive for Result · Working with People of all backgrounds and cultures.

3) Key Functional Competencies

- Leading and Supervising · Deciding and Initiating Actions · Planning and Organizing · Conflict resolution skills.

4) Skills and knowledge

- Ability to work strategically, independently and to realize organizational goals, develop strategies, set clear visions.

- Ability to persuade and influence, negotiate to obtain agreement, and promote ideas.

- Ability to network and establish good relations with stakeholders, at all levels.

- Fast learner, adapts and responds to change, tolerates ambiguity.

Please note that our application process is made of 3 quick stepsregister (including your name, email, password, citizenship and Skype address), sign-up and apply by attaching your CV and motivation letter in PDF format. Through the platform, candidates will be able to track their applications’ history with INTERSOS. In case you encounter severe difficulties applying through the platform, you can send an email attaching your CV and motivation letter (both in PDF version) via email to [email protected], with subject line: “Platform issue – SR-49-2554-Position”.

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.

2022-07-13

NGO Jobs in Africa | NGO Jobs

Ngojobsinafrica.com is Africa’s largest Job site that focuses only on Non-Government Organization job Opportunities across Africa. We publish latest jobs and career information for Africans who intends to build a career in the NGO Sector. We ensure that we provide you with all Non-governmental Jobs in Africa on a consistent basis. We aggregate all NGO Jobs in Africa and ensure authenticity of all jobs available on our site. We are your one stop site for all NGO Jobs in Africa. Stay with us for authenticity & consistency.

Stay up to date

Subscribe for email updates

August 2022
MTWTFSS
« Oct  
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031 
RSS Feed by country: