29 August, 2016

6483 Finance Manager

CARE International Vanuatu

Non Government Organization
Port Vila, Vanuatu 
Due Date

Job Description:
CARE is an international humanitarian and development organisation fighting global poverty, with a vision to which focuses on empowering women and girls to fight poverty and bring lasting change to their communities. We work in over 80 countries around the world. We work with partners to achieve lasting results for marginalized communities.
We are looking for a Finance Manager to join our team based in Port Vila.
The Finance Manager will manage the finance function for the CARE International programme in Vanuatu. This position will ensure that all appropriate finance systems, policies and procedures are in place and in line with CARE International and donor requirements.

Your major responsibilities will be varied and will include Compliance, Accounting, Treasury, Budgeting/Grant Management, Reporting, Staff Training and Sub-Grant/Partner Management.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring 1) adherence to CARE, donor (Australian aid, USG, EU, UN, DFID etc) and government policies, procedures, regulations and Legislation 2) no negative audit findings related to finance or as necessary develop corrective actions plans are developed & implemented to address audit findings
  • Providing 1) consistent and constructive support to other departments to ensure compliance with policies and procedures 2) information to key management personnel of any areas of concern of potential or suspected violations of policies and procedures
  • Managing all aspects of the day to day finance function for CARE Vanuatu in both Port Vila and project site Offices
  • Assist in the implementation of finance policies, procedures and systems in all field offices
  • Ensure compliance with CARE policies and procedures in all CARE Vanuatu sites
  • Review and record all transactions including cash and bank, staff advances and timesheet management consistent with CARE policy
  • Ensuring completeness of all payment documents, timely payments to staff, suppliers and third parties, fund transfers to field offices based on approved cash projections and schedules, cash and cash in bank are reconciled monthly
  • Act as focal point with Canberra and other donors in all finance related matters
  • Ensuring all government regulations related to finance is timely complied (VNPF, Insurance Policies etc)
  • Preparing the annual Operating budget of CARE International in Vanuatu (CIV), assist in the preparation of grant budgets including provision of the Shared Program Cost
  • Review and lead meetings to discuss Budget Versus Actual expenditures for all project with program and operations staff
  • Preparing required donor financial reports, Shared Program Cost allocation processes and monthly timesheet planning worksheet to be sent to all country office staff
  • Providing training to program staff on finance and budgeting processes at least twice a year and assist project staff in understanding and complying donor contractual requirements and project office procedures
  • Providing financial capacity building to partner organisations, review all sub grant financial reports and journal voucher to record sub grant expenses in SUNSystem and conducting periodic financial monitoring to all partners with on-site visit schedules agreed to with partners.
Other Duties:
  • Fostering strong communication between teams and uphold high standards of honesty and integrity in personal conduct; Promoting safe and secure work environment; a culture of awareness; ensuring consistent application of, and compliance with, CARE International in Vanuatu Safety and Security policies and procedures; Demonstrating a commitment to gender equity and diversity and CARE’s child protection policies
  • Any other duties as requested by the Finance Controller.

        Required qualifications and skills:
        • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Commerce/Economics or qualified by experience with demonstrable plans to achieve professional qualification
        • Familiarity with use of Microsoft office and excel
        • Knowledge of relevant Vanuatu laws
        • High level of personal integrity and honesty
        • Strong financial management, human resource, and administration skills
        • Demonstrate sensitivity to gender issues and different cultural environments
        • Demonstrate a high level of communication skills, interpersonal skills, and patience
        • Commitment to development principles and CARE values
        • Advanced written and verbal English language skills.


        In return for your commitment you will benefit from ongoing professional development and a comprehensive benefits package. 



        How To Apply:
        To find out more about this rewarding opportunity please sent your cover letter and CV in English before 03 September 2016, quoting the reference ‘CIV1624’ as the subject of the email/letter.

        Only successful candidate will be contacted for interview. 
        Contact Person:

        Nelly Daniel

        Not Stated

        Port Vila: Nelly Daniel, Human Resource, PO Box 1129, Port Vila, Vanuatu 
        Tanna: John Bill Charley, Tanna Field Coordinator, CARE Office, Isangel Tanna



         Not Stated
                    26-August-16 Direct from Employer

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