18 August, 2017

7087 Finance Officer

Kolisen Blong Leftemap Edukeson Vanuatu (KOBLE)

Education / Training
Port Vila, Vanuatu
Job Hours:
Full Time
Due Date

Job Description:
The Kolisen Blong Leftemap Edukeson (KOBLE) is a national coalition of civil society organisations with the aim of engaging the Government of Vanuatu and other stakeholders on national education policy, to help ensure that all ni-Vanuatu have access to good quality and inclusive publically provided education. The program's office is located in Port Vila.
The selected Finance Officer will report to the KOBLE Coordinator and Board, and will:
  • Maintain the financial records of KOBLE and its programs, including payment of accounts, salaries, tax and VNPF and preparations of bank and credit card reconciliations
  • Produce expense acquittals against budgets 
  • Produce quarterly financial reports and prepare for KOBLE’s internal and external audits
  • Produce financial summaries and reconciliations as required
  • Help maintain office information management systems
  • Assist the Coordinator in administration matters as required.
          The successful applicant will:
          • Have strong experience and demonstrable skills in using MYOB and Excel packages. A qualification in MYOB is highly desirable
          • Have experience in maintaining office and program financial records including payment of accounts, salaries, tax and superannuation and VNPF lodgments, bank and credit card reconciliations
          • Be able to undertake expense acquittals against budgets, produce financial reports and reconciliations and prepare for the annual audit
          • Have experience in an office environment including skills in information management, Microsoft Word, internet use
          • Have demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy
          • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills, show initiative and will have the ability to work as part of a small team.
          Personal Attributes:
          The successful applicant will:
          • Have high integrity and trustworthiness in the use of funds and be committed to accurate recording of financial transactions and abide by KOBLE’s financial management guidelines and manual
          • Be a hard-working, efficient person who prides her/himself on quality, timely work
          • A fast and willing learner who is able to take initiative and work effectively when unsupervised.


          The position is initially for 12 months, with a strong prospect of continuing for further years. KOBLE offers an attractive salary inclusive of provident fund provision, commensurate with qualifications and experience.


          English, Bislama

          How To Apply:
          Applicants are requested to send a cover letter addressing the selection criteria, plus their CV and also the names, email and phone details of two referees to KOBAL email;

          Applicants need to be Vanuatu citizens or permanent residents. The selected person will need to be willing and available for travel in the Asia Pacific region.
          Applications close Monday Friday 25th August
          Contact Person:

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                       18-August-17 Direct from Employer

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