Finance Assistant – Ngala, Borno State (Local Position)

Deadline for the applications: 22nd October at 12:00hrs

Médecins Sans Frontières is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that
delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion and
natural disasters. MSF offers assistance to people based only on need and irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation.

Scope of Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Execute administrative and finance related tasks and follow up of project accountancy to support the Project Finance Manager following MSF standard and procedures, in order to ensure legal compliance and keep a strict control over monetary resources to achieve project objectives.
 Implementing cash management procedures in order to ensure the highest control and security, assisting the Project Fin Manager in the prevision of monthly treasury and planning in order to ensure the coverage of daily needs, advances on salaries, payroll, etc.
 Processing the payment to suppliers and keep strict on all documentation involved, informing the administration manager of any sort of disparity
 Carrying out all accounting tasks and activities, classifying, preparing and filing of all accounting pieces in accounting software, in order to ensure strict control of all expenditures and the reliability of statements and documentation.
 Following up of all expiring rental contract dates and inform the Administration Manager in order to leave enough time to arrange a renewal or look for some other alternative.
 Making all administrative information available to the staff (posting, meetings, etc.), supporting the Project Finance Manager in
translating documents into local language and assisting in meetings upon request.
 Any other administrative task delegated by the Project Finance Manager.

Minimum Requirements:
 Desirable finance, business or administration related diploma.
 Essential computer literacy (word, excel, internet)
 Results and Quality Orientation.
 Team work and Cooperation
 Behavioural Flexibility
 Commitment to MSF Principles
 Stress Management
 Essential previous working experience of at least two years in relevant jobs.
 Desirable experience in MSF or other NGOs in developing countries.
Applications must be in English and include:
 Complete CV and Copies of all certificates and diplomas mentioned in the CV.
 Updated contact details and ID.
 Contact information of the previous employer/s for reference.
If you meet all the minimum requirements, send your CV, Motivation Letter, and Credentials to specifying the subject as “Finance Assistant-Ngala”. You can also drop your Application in our Gambaru office. Remember to Write “Finance Assistant-Ngala ”on the envelope
NOTE: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 MSF is an equal opportunity employer, both men and women are encouraged to apply.
 No monetary transactions, neither demands of favours in kind, nor other types of favouritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process. MSF reserves the
right to refuse hiring of a candidate having benefitted from such acts. All illicit demands of these types may be pursued through the judicial system
 MSF thanks all the candidates for their interest in this position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.