Finance & Support Services Officer – 2 year fixed term contract

  • Guinea Conakry, International

Salary: Local T’s & C’s

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 an 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.

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.

Closing Date: February 20, 2018

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How to apply

To apply for this post by email, please download our application form and equal opportunities form and return as two separate documents to jobs@sightsavers.org.

We’re an equal opportunities employer, and we particularly encourage qualified people living with a disability to apply. Find out about our commitment to inclusion.

We will be contacting shortlisted candidates for interview shortly after the closing dates. We regret that in view of the large number of applications we receive, we are unable to respond if you are unsuccessful. We hope you understand the need to concentrate resources towards our work.

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