Finance Coordinator (M/F) at Medecins du Monde (MdM)

Medecins du Monde (MdM) is a medical organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to the world's most vulnerable people. It also advocates ending health inequities. It was founded in 1980 by a group of 15 French physicians.

JOB TITLE: Finance Coordinator (M/F)

JOB LOCATION: Maiduguri, Borno


  • Under the supervision of the general coordinator, you are responsible for the financial department of the mission in Nigeria.
  • You work closely with the finance officer in HQ and manage a team of 3 national staffs.

Your main responsibilities are:

Financial Organization and Compliance:

  • Develop and implement the financial procedures and guidelines 
  • Prepare financial reports and donor budgets 
  • Monitor overall budget consumption 
  • Ensure MdM compliance with tax laws and ensure salary payments are in line with Nigerian labour 
  • Prepare, organise and supervise audits at field level
  • Ensure a harmonized financial organization and ensure accurate documentation of all financial transactions

Coordination and Representation:

  • Coordinate closely with the HR coordinator on all HR matters
  • Participate to the monthly grants review meeting and provide financial information to the coordination team  
  • Organise BFF meeting on a monthly basis and share monthly BFF with program and support teams 
  • Ensure the representation of MdM in front of donors
  • Liaise with INGO finance directors in-country and actively participate in interagency coordination meetings
  • Provide strong oversight to MdM local partner activities, including compliance with donor regulations
  • Provide capacity building to MdM local partner in Nigeria

Treasury & Accounting:

  • Be responsible for the cash provision and safe management between the different programs/bases
  • Assess the needs for the projects for the coming months, compile fund requests from each department to monitor cash flow management and submit it to the HQ
  • Be responsible for the soft accountancy of all sites for both accounting & donor allocation 
  • Be responsible for the update and implementation of the money management protocols
  • Coordinate the closure of monthly accountancy 

Team Management:

  • Supervise the overall recruitment and training of the finance department staffs 
  • Support and provide advice to the finance team and to other departments 
  • Provide regular evaluation to your team 

Communication, Reporting and Capitalisation

  • Be responsible for the production of financial budget (proposal and reports) to donors 
  • Be responsible for sending financial documents to HQ on a monthly basis 
  • Participate to the weekly/monthly team meeting and ad hoc meetings

Partnership’s Follow-up and Capacity Building:

  • Provide strong oversight to MdM local partner activities, including compliance with donor regulations
  • Provide capacity building to MdM local partner 


  • Diploma on Finance, Administration or Economy / Business
  • Experience of 3 years minimum in a similar position
  • Experience in multi-donors’ budgets
  • Training and capacity-building experience
  • Ability to work under a minimum of supervision, autonomous Organisational skills, rigor and detail oriented
  • Ability to manage priorities Good understanding of general logistics management
  • Ability to work in unstable and volatile context Excellent knowledge of MS office pack and knowledge of Saga is an asset Languages: English is mandatory and knowledge of country languages such as Hausa or French would be an asset You embrace the core values and support the proactive philosophy of Médecins du Monde.


  • Gross monthly salary: 2 860 euros
  • Based in Maiduguri with regular field visits
  • 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 MdM and 40% by the employee)
  • Insurance (repatriation…)
  • Punctual teleworking agreement (40 days/year – minimum of 6 months seniority required)


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Job CategoryAccounting / Audit / Finance

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