Finance managers in MSF projects have an important role in supporting the medical staff, as well as ensuring that the activities keep running from a financial standpoint.
As finance manager with MSF you will get the opportunity to work with finance from many different perspectives in a fast-changing environment that will test your abilities in new ways.
As finance manager your duties are varied. You work with accounting, reporting, financial planning and budget follow-up for the project. You often have people management responsibilities for locally hired staff, which includes training and coaching. You support the human resource responsible with administration around salaries, contracts and development of administrative procedures. You are responsible for reporting to local authorities and ensuring adherence to internal procedures as well as the national laws and regulations of the country.
Finance managers usually work in one of our projects in the country. With increasing experience, you may however also work as a part of the management team in a major city.
In addition to the general requirements to work for MSF, you need:
- Finance degree or equivalent
- At least two years of professional experience from bookkeeping, budgeting, internal control, auditing or equivalent
- French speaking
- Knowledge of Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic and/or Russian
- Experience of people management and/or activity management
- Experience of providing training and/or coaching others
- Previous humanitarian work experience
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We can only accept applications from Swedish and Finnish residents (Swedish/Finnish citizens and those eligible to work in Sweden or Finland).
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