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Senior Finance Manager - Port Moresby / Papua New Guinea

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It's all about the money; as an NGO it is vital that we ensure that our financial resources are correctly and effectively used. Our experienced Finance team undertakes all aspects of financial management including accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecast preparation as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. Use your expertise to champion Save the Children financial policies, standards and procedures to see our managers sleep soundly, our beneficiaries well served and our donors happy with the results.

Save the Children is no ordinary not-for-profit.

We're ambitious, creative, and outspoken. We stand up for children's rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. We run programs in Australia and overseas and, if there's a disaster - like an earthquake, drought or conflict - we are there on the ground.

Where you come in:

In this full time max-term position, based in Port Moresby, you will be involved in a range of activities from standard financial management reporting to high-end strategic support including advising the leadership team.

You will ensure the robust and effective management of grants with an emphasis on cost-effective and efficient procurement for program delivery, and drive business and financial outcomes to meet strategic goals for the wellbeing of children in PNG. You will serve as key member of the Senior Management Team and report to the Country Director, PNG.

You will make an impact by:

  • Leading financial planning, analysis and reporting.
  • Providing strategic financial oversight and contributing to key decision making.
  • Ensuring financial control and compliance.
  • Building capacity of all budget holders and finance team.

Does this sound like you?

You have strong financial analytical skills, ability to influence, engage and strive to impact business outcomes. You have significant experience in an environment involving high levels of change and complexity. You have strong leadership and people management skills with strong commitment to providing high levels of customer service.

This role requires:

  • Accounting Qualification through Tertiary qualifications in Accounting, Finance or Business Management
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of accounting experience, with a particular focus on management accounting
  • Computer literate with significant experience in advanced Excel
  • Experience using accounting software packages (knowledge of the Agresso system is an added advantage)
  • Strong integrity and able to maintain confidentiality.

Working at Save the Children is more than just a job.

It's the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same. In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:

  • Opportunity to work on additional projects alongside business as usual
  • Individual learning plans to assist in your career development
  • Internal employment and development opportunities
  • Friendly and flexible work environment
  • Child friendly work environment
  • Support for workplace wellness, including access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

For more information regarding our employee benefits, please follow this link.

Sound interesting?

We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on the 'Apply now' section.

Position Description - Senior Finance Manager.

We have tested our application process with diverse groups in mind, with the intent to ensure it's straightforward and accessible for all to apply. Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and improve our ability to reach our most vulnerable client groups. But we also know there is no one-size fits-all when it comes to recruitment - so if we didn't quite hit the mark for you, please let us know! We're dedicated to ensuring Save the Children Australia is a workplace suitable for all people and can modify our processes to suit you - no matter your race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, neurodiversity, culture and beliefs.

Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct. We also support the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.

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