Finance Specialists

In order to be able to provide medical aid, many non-medical tasks must be carried out. Job opportunities range from all-round experts in administration to highly specialised employees in finance management. The selection criteria include a technical test.

Finance Specialists

Ensuring the proper accounting, budget planning, as well as controlling are tasks which belong to the field of finance. Moreover, you will be responsible for the recruitment and development of local staff in the department of project management. Additionally, in this position you might be responsible for e.g.: rent, lease or purchase agreements, insurances, etc. Typically, the Finance Manager is supported by a small local team.

Special requirements:

  • completed vocational training and expertise in finance, law or business studies
  • knowledge in financial matters, controlling, accountancy and budgeting
  • improvisational and negotiating skills
  • fluency in English and good French skills
  • availability of at least nine to twelve months

Finance Coordinators

Based in the capital of the project country, the Finance Coordinator guarantees that the funds intended for MSF’s medical-humanitarian programs benefit the population. They are responsible for the proper accounting of each project, budget planning, project applications, and for technical finance reports.

Additionally, the Finance Coordinator supports the project administrators in all financial matters. This means that in any given country, you might be responsible for the finances of several projects. You validate payements to suppliers and to employees and thereby ensure the tranparency of spendings. In smaller project countries the Finance Coordinator is also responsible for human resource management. You will be working alongside a local team.

Special requirements:

  • completed vocational training and expertise in the area of finance, controlling (e.g. business studies)
  • sound experience in financial management, controlling, accountancy and budgeting
  • experience in human resource management is an asset
  • improvisational and negotiating skills
  • fluency in English and/or French
  • availability of at least nine to twelve months

 

Video interview

Maria Tomas talks about her experiences as Financial & Human Resource Coordinator in several MSF field missions:

 

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