Finance Coordinator at Solidarites International Jobs in Nigeria

Finance Coordinator at Solidarites International Jobs in Nigeria

Job Title:
  • Finance Coordinator
    Job Number: SRH03343
  • Maiduguri, Borno

    About the Job

    The Country Director will supervise the Finance Coordinator. The Finance Coordinator is managing directly 3 staff: a deputy finance coordinator, an assistant finance coordinator and a cashier.

    Moreover, the finance coordinator is also the technical referent of the four admin managers of the bases. The financial visibility is good with a coverage confirmed for the next 6 months and even more for few lines.

    The strategy in 2019 is to try to reach development/long term funds for a new base in the south of Borno State as well as continuing our current emergency activities in our current bases.

    Main Responsibilities

    Analysis of the socio-economic context:

  • Identify administrative partners
  • Monitor the development of exchange rates and prices

    Team Management:

  • Work with administrators to define administrative personnel needs during the mission and recruit according to allocated resources and Solidarités International’s operational strategy
  • Train and appraise the financial administrative team
  • Coordinate, plan and supervise the activities of the financial administrative team
  • Lead meetings for the financial administrative team

    Financial, Accounting and Budgetary Management:

  • Define the expenditure cycle and authorization thresholds and ensure compliance with the purchase validation cycle
  • Consolidate the mission’s monthly closing accounts
  • Verify the accounts before they are sent to headquarters
  • Consolidate and check the Allocation boards
  • Prepare, monitor and revise the mission’s financial programming
  • Complete the consolidation of monthly
  • Budget follow up and ensure that the mission remains financially stable
  • Make connections between budgetary consumption and activity progress. Propose solutions if necessary
  • Monitor the mission’s operating costs
  • Train the mission’s senior staff in how to use the Budget Follow up
  • Prepare and assist with possible audits or inspections
  • Prepare and consolidate the financial sections of proposals
  • Integrate the new donor contracts into the financial management of the mission’s projects, adhering to Solidarités International procedures.

    Administrative Management of the Mission:

  • Negotiate and draw up partnership contracts with local partners and ensure that they are followed and complied with
  • Supervise paper and digital record-keeping, as well as ensuring the security of administrative documents
  • Supervise the quarterly mailing of administrative archives to headquarters after validation of the Internal Control Department
    Select and contract a lawyer who
    will examine legal issues and limit any legal risks

    Your Profile
  • Bachelor or Master's Degree in, Business or Public Administration or Accounting or related field
  • Previous experiences as Finance coordinator with significant financial volume (> 8 millions EUR at least recommended), multiplicity of donor’s contracts (6 at least recommended)
  • Proven experience in team management, team structuring
  • Proven experience in training & capacity building
  • Knowledge in Administrative and Financial management;
  • Knowledge in Audit management;
  • Knowledge of DFID / ECHO / BPRM / OFDA-USAID, UN agencies & other donors assistance policies, guidelines and financial reporting requirements
  • Prioritization and self-organization
  • Ability to multitask and delegation
  • Rigor
  • Diplomacy
  • Full working proficiency in English (read, spoken & written)
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and good knowledge of other Office suite
  • Accounting software: Saga preferred and recommended
  • Good analytical and reporting skills
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills.

    SI will Offer You
  • According to experience, starting from 2640 euros gross per month (2400 base salary + 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly) and a monthly Per Diem of 600 USD.
  • SI also covers accommodation costs and travel expenses between the expatriate's country of origin and the place of assignment.

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 20th February 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Finance Coordinator at Solidarites International Jobs in Nigeria
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