Voluntary Service Overseas Job Vacancy: Finance Manager, Papua New Guinea

Role overview
You will lead the Finance team. Reporting directly to the Country Director, you will be working with the other programme managers to deliver quality financial management and planning, and delivering the operational services required of the programme.

Lead in all financial matters in the VSO office including analysing and supporting decision making on risks Develop, maintain and review procedures in line with global policies for processing income, payments, payroll, monthly and year end accounting, bank and cash management Support the grant management process, produce donor reports, and internal management reports for programmes and the country operations as a whole and work with the programmes team closely to develop proposal bids for external funding Ensure files and systems are meticulously maintained, adhering to VSO and donor requirements. Play a central role in the VSO PNG Senior Management Team.

In addition, you will be a role model in resource and risk management in managing the programme team's human resources and financial resources.

Skills, qualifications and experience required
  • You will be a fully qualified accountant with strong technical accounting skills. Skilled finance manager with knowledge of financial management of restricted donor funding, reporting, procurement procedure, grant management, grant equipment and donor rules and regulations for non-profit organisations.
  • You will have strong leadership experience in budget management (including project budgets), financial planning and analysis. Strong knowledge of internal financial controls and year-end procedure. Knowledge of Internal, External and Project Audit. You will bring to the post strong communication skills, attention to detail and analytical thinking.
  • VSO is committed to a policy of equal opportunities, values inclusion and seeks to have a diverse workforce. Applications are welcome from people of all origins, ethnicities, religions, gender, age and disability. Every application will be reviewed against the above requirement with the position only.
  • Due to a high volume of applications, only short listed candidates will be contacted.
How to apply
If you're interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we're looking for. To submit your application, click on 'Apply now' and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Closing Date: 03 September 2016