Job opportunity – Finance Coordinator at Solidarites International in Maiduguri, Borno

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Solidarites International

Position: Finance Coordinator

Industry: Company Humanitarian Aid

Employment Type: Full-Time

Placement: Maiduguri, Borno State

Job Description

Solidarites International is seeking candidates for a position in Finance Coordinator based in Maiduguri, Borno State. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the details below.

Solidarites International (SI) is an international humanitarian aid association that has been providing assistance to populations affected by armed conflicts and natural disasters for over 40 years. SI's mission focuses on meeting the basic needs of affected populations in terms of food, water, and shelter. The organization is particularly committed to combating diseases linked to unsafe water, which is one of the leading causes of death globally. SI's interventions provide expertise in access to drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene promotion, as well as in food security and livelihoods. Present in around twenty countries, SI employs a team of 2,500 people, including expatriates, national staff, HQ staff, and volunteers, who work with professionalism and respect for cultural norms.

As the Finance Coordinator, you will ensure the financial coordination of the mission, which includes monitoring procedures and compliance, proposal budgeting, financial reporting, monthly budget follow-up review, financial forecasting, and projections. This role presents several challenges, such as the financial coordination of a mission with several sub-bases, including limited access, and ensuring the financial sustainability of the mission in an ever-changing donor dynamic.

In the first 2-3 months, the priorities include financial reporting of terminated grants and financial landing on the ending ones, as well as the implementation of shared costs follow-up mechanisms. This position requires strong financial management skills, the ability to build budgets with multidisciplinary teams, and the capacity to work under pressure. Additionally, patience, self-control, and a solution-oriented mindset are essential. Proficiency in English is required, and knowledge of any local language spoken in Nigeria is an asset.

Job Detail


  • Oversee the financial management of the mission.
  • Ensure compliance with internal and donor procedures.
  • Prepare and monitor budgets for proposals.
  • Produce financial reports for the mission.
  • Conduct monthly budget follow-ups and reviews.
  • Develop financial forecasts and projections.
  • Implement shared cost follow-up mechanisms.
  • Support and train national finance staff.

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 Finance Coordinator position at Solidarites International:


  • Strong financial management skills.
  • Ability to build budgets with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Capacity to work under pressure.
  • Patient, self-controlled, and solution-oriented.
  • Proficient in English; knowledge of any local language spoken in Nigeria is an asset.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field.

Experience Requirements

  • 3-4 years of experience in the humanitarian sector.
  • At least 2 years in a similar position.


  • Autonomy in Excel.
  • Knowledge of SAGA software (preferable).
  • Ability to render financial information accessible to various audiences.

Salary, Benefits and incentive

Provided below are the offerings in terms of salary, benefits, and incentives awaiting you in the role of Finance Coordinator at Solidarites International:


USD 30,000 - 45,000 per-Month.

Job Benefits

  • Health insurance.
  • Housing allowance.
  • Paid leave.
  • Professional development opportunities.

Incentive Compensation

  • Performance-based bonuses.
  • End-of-mission bonuses.

Date posted: June 19, 2024

Posted on: Maiduguri


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This role requires a dedicated and experienced individual who can manage the financial aspects of a humanitarian mission under challenging circumstances. The Finance Coordinator must be adaptable, resilient, and capable of working in a dynamic and sometimes volatile environment. Proficiency in financial software and a strong understanding of donor requirements are essential for this position. This opportunity provides a unique chance to contribute to vital humanitarian work while developing professionally in the field of financial management.