Finance Advisor - Tearfund, Monrovia

Closing date:16th November 2011

Liberia – Finance Advisor

Based in Monrovia, involves some travelling

Unaccompanied Post

Initial Contract Length: 12 months

Start date: 2nd January 2012

We are seeking an experienced Finance Advisor to provide finance and accounting management and capacity building support for Tearfund partner AEL. The post holder will ensure that financial procedures and systems for financial management and control are in compliance with Tearfund, consortium and donor requirements.

The role involves capacity assessment of partner staff and training, reviewing accounting systems and procedures, reviewing audited accounts, preparing financial reports for donors and encouraging good financial and accounting practice throughout the programme.

Proven experience in bookkeeping/accounts and financial management, compiling donor reports, ability to develop budgets and ability to review internal control systems are essential requirements for this role.

The successful applicant will have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, training and facilitation skills, ability to prioritise and pay attention to detail. Very good interpersonal skills are also required.

Applicants must be committed evangelical Christians. All posts involve potential contact with children and the recruitment process will include specific checks related to child protection issues.

Salary: £24,105 per annum, plus competitive benefits package