Financial Coordinator Job Opening at Premiere Urgence Internationale – Maiduguri, Borno

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Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI)

Position: Financial Coordinator

Industry: Company Non-Profit / Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)

Employment Type: Full-Time

Placement: Maiduguri, Borno State

Job Description

Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) is seeking candidates for a position in Financial Coordinator based in Maiduguri, Borno State. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the details below.

Première Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a renowned international non-profit organization committed to supporting civilians marginalized or excluded due to natural disasters, war, and economic collapse. PUI is focused on defending basic human rights as outlined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948). The organization provides humanitarian assistance to those in need, irrespective of political, religious, or ethnic backgrounds.

As the Financial Coordinator based in Maiduguri, Nigeria, you will play a critical role in ensuring the sound financial, accounting, and budgetary management of the mission. You will serve as the primary financial representative for the mission, both internally and externally, engaging with donors, authorities, and other NGOs. Your responsibilities will encompass financial oversight, budgetary control, and cash flow management. Additionally, you will represent PUI in financial discussions with partners and local authorities, ensuring all financial transactions and reports meet the required standards.

The role involves centralizing and disseminating financial information within the mission and to headquarters, as well as consolidating internal and external financial reports. You will also be responsible for maintaining high-quality financial tools and processes, training coordination and field staff, and fostering strong relationships with local authorities to ensure smooth audits and visits.

Job Detail


  • Oversee all aspects of financial, budgetary, and accounting management for the mission.
  • Represent PUI in financial matters with partners, authorities, and local stakeholders.
  • Centralize and disseminate financial information within the mission and to headquarters.
  • Consolidate internal and external financial reporting.
  • Ensure high-quality financial tools and processes are in place and followed.
  • Train coordination and field staff to ensure the finance teams maintain high standards.
  • Maintain good relationships with local authorities to facilitate audits and visits.

Job Requirements

Before applying, please take the time to thoroughly review and comprehend the job requirements outlined below. Ensuring that you meet all the specified criteria will significantly enhance your candidacy for the Financial Coordinator position at Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI):


  • Strong writing and financial skills.
  • Sound knowledge of institutional donor procedures.
  • Proficient in Excel and ideally knowledgeable in SAGA accounting software.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Good team spirit and analytical capability.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to unstable circumstances.
  • Fluency in English (mandatory).

Education Requirements

  • Master's degree in Financial and Accounting Management.
  • Technical background in project management (preferred).

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in financial/accounting management.
  • Previous experience in humanitarian action abroad (preferred).
  • Experience working with Première Urgence Internationale (preferred).


  • Strong financial and accounting skills.
  • Proficiency in institutional donor procedures.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Familiarity with SAGA accounting software.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Team spirit and analytical capability.
  • Organizational skills and adaptability.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

Salary, Benefits and incentive

Provided below are the offerings in terms of salary, benefits, and incentives awaiting you in the role of Financial Coordinator at Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI):


NGN 5,000,000 - 7,500,000 per-Year.

Job Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Housing allowance
  • Travel allowance

Incentive Compensation

  • Performance-based bonuses
  • End-of-year bonuses

Date posted: June 19, 2024

Posted on: Maiduguri


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This position requires a dynamic and adaptable individual who can manage complex financial operations in a challenging and often unstable environment. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in financial management and a passion for humanitarian work. Fluency in English is mandatory, and knowledge of local languages will be an added advantage. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the mission's financial health and contribute to the overall success of PUI's humanitarian efforts in Maiduguri, Nigeria.