Finance Coordinator Assistant at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Medecins Sans Frontieres is a private, international organisation. The organisation is made up mainly of doctors and health sector workers and is also open to all other professions which might help in achieving its aims. Médecins Sans Frontières provides assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict.We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Finance Coordinator AssistantLocation: AbujaWorking hours: 48 Hours Per weekGrade Level: 7Reports to (Hierarchical): Finance CoordinatorReports to (Functional): Finance CoordinatorMain PurposeAssisting the Finance Coordinator in the implementation and follow-up of the finance activities of the mission, while executing the accountancy and payment related tasks for the capital, according to MSF policies, standards and procedures in order to ensure documentary traceability as well as compliance with local labour and fiscal regulations.AccountabilitiesSupporting the Finance Coordinator with delegated tasks to ensure proper management in the mission (budget, accounting, treasury, reporting, donors, auditing procedures, legal financial obligations, etc.) including the translation of documents and assisting in meetings upon request Keeping updated on local laws and regulations and informing the FinCo of any changes or misalignment  with the practices in place.Ensuring respect and strict compliance to MSF standards (chart of accounts, quality of documents, guidelines, expense validation procedures, cash security rules, etc.)Carrying out delegated accounting tasks and activities for the capital, ensuring confidentiality on all finance issues related to MSF as well as the strict control of all expenditures and the reliability of statements and documentation.Processing payments , ensuring that receipts and supporting documents meet the necessary quality standards.Filing and/or scanning hard copies of documents, entering information in the accounting software and performing monthly closing procedures for the journals under his/her responsibilityFollowing up on rental/service contracts and insurances dates and informing the FinCo on time to organize payments and renewals.When requested, replacing other members of the Finance/Accounting Manager or Project Administration Assistants during their absence

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