Title : Finance Support Officer (M / F) Location : Maiduguri, Borno Medecins du Monde (MdM)
Type : Fixed-term Contract (0 3 months)
Starting Date : May 10, 2021
Under the supervision of the finance coordinator, you are responsible for the management of the mission budget tool as well as its ownership and adequate use by the different teams.
You ensure training and capacity building of the finance team, while working closely with the coordination team and the HQ finance manager.
Your main responsibilities are the following :
Train and coach finance staff on accounting aspects
Support the finance and compliance manager and ensure the accounting system / management is accurate and in line with policies
Support and train finance staff on administrative documents filing and archiving
Ensure that the digital recording / archiving of the accountancy is implemented
Budget management :
Ensure accuracy of the budget follow-up and forecast figures and formulas
Revise and ensure proper financial plan in collaboration with the finance coordinator
Participate in the 2021 budget revision exercice
Participate to the monthly project reviews and provide input from budget follow-up and forecast to the field teams
Support and train teams on monthly budget forecast
Provide on job training on the use of budget follow-up and forecast to programme and support teams
Team management :
Contribute to the finance department set-up review and restructuring
Participate in recruitment processes when requested
Conduct staff induction and training as per protocols
Communication and reporting :
Ensure regular meetings with the finance coordinator and the HQ finance manager
Elaborate financial reports in close collaboration with the programme team and transfer them to the finance coordinator for validation
Participate in the budget proposal / amendment under the supervision of the finance coordinator.
University Degree in Accounting, Economics or any related field
Experience of 2 years minimum in a similar position with international NGO Previous experience with MdM an asset
Experience in multi donors’ budgets and multi-country grants
Experience in training and capacity-building
Leadership and supportive management style
Taste for challenging living and working conditions
Reactivity, adaptable, initiative
Ability to classify and to manage priorities
Knowledge of pack Office Knowledge of Saga
Fluent English (written and spoken) mandatory.
French is an asset.
Gross Monthly Salary / Benefits
2,575 euros. Premium equal to one month salary paid in two instalments minimum of 6 months seniority required
Expatriation bonus (10% gross salary per month)
Transportation cost, vaccines and visas covered
Guesthouse housing 22.5 RTT (recovery days) per year
5 weeks of paid leaves per year
Health insurance (60% covered by Modem and 40% by the employee) Insurance (repatriation )
Punctual teleworking agreement (40 days / year minimum of 6 months seniority required).