Sightsavers is an international organization working with partners in developing countries to eliminate avoidable blindness, and promote equality of opportunity for people with disabilities.
Finance and Support Services Officer
Salary: Local terms and conditions will apply
Sightsavers, an international development organization that promotes the prevention and cure of avoidable blindness, and promotes equality and opportunity for disabled people, seeks to recruit a mature, experienced, self-driven, dynamic and result oriented accounting professional who is keen to develop a career in a dynamic organisation and challenging environment.
Reporting to the Finance & Support Services Manager, the incumbent will be expected to provide financial and administrative support to the Sightsavers Guinea Conakry Country Office. The key tasks includes; facilitating financial transactions within Sightsavers control framework, generating transaction vouchers, maintaining accounting ledgers and cash books, managing office petty cash, processing payroll, assist in review of partner financial returns, general office administration/logistics, renewal of motor vehicle licences and insurance, procurement, maintenance of office assets, filing, handling workshops logistics as well as travel logistics for staff and visitors.
The ideal candidate will hold a bachelor degree in Business Administration, or relevant fields, at least a recognised level two accounting qualification (e.g. CPA 2). A minimum of 4 years’ experience in a similar role, ideally with an International NGO although not essential. Great attention to detail with the ability to work to tight deadlines. Proficient in using IT systems and strong knowledge of Microsoft packages.
A background in managing financial projects is essential and excellent communicating skills including writing factual financial reports.
Closing date: 21 February 2018
To apply for this post visit http://www.sightsavers.net/about_us/vacancies/ and download an application form. Please return completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org . Indicate the position title on the email subject line.
We will be contacting short-listed candidates for interview shortly after the closing date.
As an equal opportunities employer, we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.