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Finance Officer - Baidoa

Job Description

VACANCY ADVERTISEMENT

For Somalia Nationals Only

World Vision is an International Relief and Development organization, whose goal is to achieve long-lasting benefits in the quality of life for vulnerable children and their families, displaced persons and communities. World Vision Somalia Program wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and results oriented Somali Nationals to fill the following vacancy to be based in Baidoa Office.

Finance Officer II

Purpose of the position:

The position holder will contribute to the implementation of effective and accountable financial and asset control systems. With the assistance of the Finance and Support Service Manager, the position holder will implement planning, tracking and reporting mechanisms which contribute to effective and accountable programs.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Promote awareness of World Vision policies and procedures;

  • With the assistance of the Finance and Support Services Manager, facilitate day-to-day finance transactions;

  • Maintain and analyze various finance/assets tracking tools, providing updates to FSS Manager as required;

  • Providing technical back-stopping to programs teams in the preparation of various finance documents;

  • Support in the preparation and updating of various budget planning documents;

  • Analyze existing practice and advice on improvements.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • A Degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognized Institution.

  • Experience: 2/3 years of experience in a related field;

  • Experience with World Vision 1.5 to 3 years;

  • Ability to articulate in written and spoken English at Basic level;

  • Ability to present financial data in a clear and coherent manner;

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field

  • Travel: 15% domestic/international travel required