01 November, 2016

6612 Assistant Finance Officer

Vanuatu Strategic Tourism Action Plan (VSTAP)

Government Department 
Port Vila, Vanuatu
Job Hours:
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Job Description:

The Ministry of Tourism, Trade, Commerce, Industry and Ni-Vanuatu Business, through the VSTAP Implementation Unit and the Trade Development Division (TDD), is seeking to recruit a qualified person to assist the CSU/TDD Financial Controller and the VSTAP Team Leader to ensure appropriate financial management and budgetary oversight of the VSTAP operations and projects over the next 2 years.

Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Perform all the financial, accounting, procurement and reporting functions as required to support the Financial Controller in preparing timely reports required by the CSU/TDD, the VSTAP Steering Committee, the project donors and key stakeholders
  • Monitoring, compiling and recording the following: Financial Reports with budget updates; Disbursements and LPO Requests; Bank Reconciliations and Audit reports
  • Liaise directly with the Ministry of Finance to ensure timely payments on VSTAP LPO’s and cheque reimbursements
  • Collaborate with and monitor line agencies receiving assistance under the projects and assist them to comply with standard government reporting requirements
  • Ensure compliance with the VSTAP GFA and existing legislations, regulations and internal standards of the TDD and DOT
  • Manage procurements and purchases for the VSTAP and its direct stakeholders/beneficiaries.
  • A degree in Accounting, Financial Management, Business Administration or equivalent academic/professional qualifications
  • Have at least 2 years of relevant work experience in supervising and managing government budgets, donor funded assistance; or similar projects
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Be proficient with Microsoft Office applications, especially MS-Word, MS-Excel and MS-Outlook; Also a working knowledge of MYOB
  • Be eager to learn and be adaptable and willing to work outside normal business hours to accommodate peak workloads. 


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How To Apply:

A Terms of Reference can be requested by emailing lkapp@vanuatu.gov.vu or phone 33405.

Both male and female candidates are encouraged to apply. Applicants should submit a Cover letter and their CV with relevant transcripts and certificates to be emailed to lkapp@vanuatu.gov.vu or delivered to the VSTAP Office, Ministry of Tourism and Trade, by close of business on Friday November 11th, 2016.

Contact Person:

Lucy Kapp


(+678) 33405

VSTAP Office, Ministry of Trade, Tourism, Commerce and Ni-Vanuatu Business



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             01-November-16 Direct From Employer

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