28 September, 2016

6530 Finance Manager

Van2017 Pacific Mini Games

Port Vila, Vanuatu
Job Hours:
Full Time - Term of Contract: October 15, 2016 to December 2017 (term position)
Due Date:

Job Description:
Are you looking for a challenge in a dynamic fast paced work environment? Do you want to be part of a once in a lifetime experience? The Pacific Games are coming to Port Vila - December 4, 2017 and we are looking for the best employees to join our team!

Reporting to the Executive Director of Commercial Services, the role of the Finance Manager is to provide financial support, technical expertise and direction to develop both the internal and external financial reporting for the VAN2017 Pacific Games.

The Finance Manager is required to exercise administrative judgment and assume responsibility for decisions within the confines of approved operating plans & budgets. 
Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Responsible for the accurate and timely accounting of the Van2017 Pacific Games. This will include the day to day bookkeeping duties - posting invoices, preparing payments, processing TT's for overseas suppliers, making deposits and producing month end statements. You are responsible for government acquittals, reconciliations and petty cash
  • Ensure all reporting deadlines are met with accurate information for monthly financial statements, divisional cost center statements, and budget reviews 
  • Create and update chart of accounts as required
  • Ensure systems in place for the efficient storing of financial material and information which may be easily retrieved
  • Maintain historical data for use as archival material at the conclusion of the games
  • Support the CEO, senior management and staff with the development and production of various reports as an aid to management of the divisions and organization
  • Resolve problems and recommend strategies to address situations where deliverables or timelines may be jeopardized 
  • Responsible for yearend audit preparation
  • Staff supervision of accounting team.
Experience and Competencies 
  • Ability to prioritize day to day work activities within work routines and schedules 
  • Requires excellent interpersonal, organization and relationship building skills 
  • Must be a self starter and work independently without guidance and supervision 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight timelines 
  • Ability to effectively multi-task 
  • Strong knowledge of MS Word ,Excel, Power Point, Outlook
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Willingness and ability to work variable work hours, including weekends and evenings 
  • 5 + years of experience in a supervisory financial position
  • Position requires a full commitment to the project as extensive and intense work will be required to deliver this scope
  • Fluent (written and oral) in Bislama, French and English is an asset
  • Proven proficiency in MYOB or comparable accounting software
  • Valid Driver's License is an asset.


        Not Stated


        English, Bislama, French

        How To Apply:
        Email, In person - Email your Cover Letter, CV and references to hr@van2017.com. Quote - Position of Finance Manager or Drop off your Cover Letter, CV and references to : Attention: HR Department, 2017 Pacific Games, c/o VASANOC office, 5 Andre Ballande Street, Port Vila, Vanuatu.

        Contact Person:

        Human Resource Manager


        Not Stated
        HR Department, 2017 Pacific Games, c/o VASANOC office, 5 Andre Ballande Street, Port Vila, Vanuatu

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