Program Finance Officer (2 year fixed term contract)

Recruiter
Sightsavers
Location
Liberia (LR)m, Monrovia
Salary
Local T’s & C’s
Posted
03 Sep 2018
Closes
16 Sep 2018
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

Program Finance Officer

Location: Liberia Country Office, Monrovia

Salary: Local T’s & C’s

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Programme Finance Officer to join our team and support the Programme Manager and partners under the leadership of the Finance and Support Services Manager (FSSM). This role is responsible for the day-to-day financial management of the School Integrated Eye Health Program (SHIP).

Reporting into the Country Office Finance and Support Service Manager, you will be handling financial transactions in compliance with local regulations and adhering to the organisational Financial Framework with specific respect to the implementation of financial management and controls, financial planning and budgeting.  Other duties include providing support to the SHIP Project through managing the logistics of the procurement of supplies, working collaboratively with the Country Office team, supporting the programme team with joint review of programme/ project reports, planning and analysis and supporting the FSSM with the proper financial and resource management of the SHIP Project.

The ideal candidate will have a relevant professional accounting qualification or degree in Finance/ Accounting and substantial work experience, ideally gained within an INGO environment. Experience of audit and government organisations and extensive work experience in financial management, programme/ project management and administration would also be advantageous.  The ability to explore and analyse data and produce effective reports whilst working with minimal supervision is vital. A sound knowledge of Microsoft together with excellent oral and written communication skills is also required. This is an involved role and further details may be found in the job description.