Finance and Resource Director - Pacific Timor Leste - World Vision, Brisbane

Your opportunity to utilize your experiences in finance in a leading organization dedicated to improving the lives of children living in poverty.

World Vision (WV) is a global network of people committed to enhance the well-being of children everywhere by empowering families and communities to overcome the challenges of poverty and injustice.

The Finance and Resource Director - Pacific Timor Leste (PTL) will support the National Director in providing strategic leadership in growing the resources in PTL by liaising with Support Offices on potential funding opportunities. The Finance and Resource Director will also be responsible for ensuring the finances in the region are well managed and overheads are maintained at an acceptable level. He/She will also deliver accurate, compliant and efficient financial services & information within partnership standards and to provide information that can support effective decision making and efficient resource allocation & utilization to maximize ministry effectiveness.

With a proven track record in a fast paced, complex and ideally global organisation, you will have a desire, to help others and model ethics in line with the foundations and ethos of the organisation.

• Advise and support the PTL Director in their leadership and engagement on matters related to finance and resourcing in PTL.
• Lead the development of the finance strategy and business plan in support of and in alignment with overall PTL strategy and regional & global finance strategies and priorities.
• Facilitate the implementation of global and regional finance initiatives including but not limited to SunSystems consolidation, cost allocation methodology (CAM), standard chart of accounts, LEAP (Learning through Evaluation with Accountability & Planning) Finance.
• Support the PTL Offices in ensuring adherence to guidelines, policies, protocols and standards related to finance.

• Master’s degree in Accountancy, Business Administration (Finance) or related degree • Certified Public accountant, or Chartered Accountant, or Cost Accountant • 3 - 5 years Senior leadership experience in an organization • 30 – 40 % travel to Country Program Offices and other WV offices is expected

Could you fulfill this vital, challenging and rewarding role and be part of this life-enriching experience?

How to apply: 
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by the closing date 17 Feb 2012. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: World Vision is an equal opportunity employer.