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Finance Coordinator
MSF - Belgium Department, Islamabad
Apply By Oct 18, 2021
Job Description (total positions: 1, posted on: Oct 12, 2021)

  • As an active member of the CMT, participating in the definition of the missions objectives and strategies  in collaboration with the CMT,  planning, implementing and monitoring the financial operational and budget needs, anticipating changes and challenges and planning accordingly,  in order to ensure budgets are relevant and appropriate
  • Defining the financial strategy for the mission together with the Head of Mission, assessing and mitigating the financial risks of the mission and ensuring the implementation of a relevant mission organizational set up and a reliable internal control system, in order to meet all financial obligations while keeping financial ethics respected at all times within the mission
  • Ensuring proper implementation and respect of MSF policies and guidelines, ensuring they are aligned with legal requirements and within the national legal framework, and designing or adapting relevant local policies, procedures and tools for optimized management of the missions financial resources
  • In collaboration with the technical referent at HQ, managing the funding agreements with donors e.g. coordinating and preparing proposals and financial reports to donors and managing donor contracts
  • Coordinating and ensuring the efficient management of the treasury including the whole accounting of the mission, in order to ensure the smooth running of operations at all times and maintaining as much control as possible on security risks. This includes among other things, defining minimum levels of cash, anticipating planned expenditures, managing local bank accounts and transfer of funds, managing contacts with banks and/or other financial institutions at mission level, and monitoring the payment of suppliers and staff salaries.
  • Providing regular and adequate indicators to monitor the financial health of the mission and providing relevant cost analysis, regularly monitoring of expenses vs budget, analyzing variances and suggesting corrective actions when needed. Being responsible for the management, supervision and development of the finance team, including coaching, training, motivating and ensuring their capability, detecting potential conflicts and finding solutions when necessary. Sensitizing key executive staff such as coordinators, budget holders and relevant management on financial risks and the extent of their financial responsibilities
  • Ensuring the proper application of HR policies and associated processes (recruitment, training, briefing/debriefing, evaluation, potential, detection, staffs development and internal communication) in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required for the finance activities
  • Coordinating and overseeing the monthly and yearly closing of accounts with the aim that the statement reflects the financial reality of the mission.
  • Coordinating and follow up of all financial reports in compliance with local authorities 

Required Skills

ERP Financial, Microsoft Office, People Management, Leadership Skills, Financial Statement Analysis,

N.G.O./Social Services
Accounts, Finance & Financial Services
Job Type
Full Time/Permanent ( First Shift (Day) )
No Preference
Minimum Education
Degree Title
Career Level
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience
2 Years(Essential two years’ experience in Finance Management, Team management and worked in MSF Finance department)