Job Vacancy For Finance & Support Services Director At World Vision International

World Vision International is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.

Provide overall, oversight and management support for all aspects of financial management in the National Office (NO). The position also provides leadership to the Procurement Team, ICT Team and Administration and Fleet Management function. This position is seen as a strategic partner, member of me Senior Leadership Team of She NO, with a focus on ensuring accountably, stewardship, coordinating planning and budgeting processes, providing accurate financial data, analysis and advices as well as developing financial strategy that best serves the NO strategic and program objectives.


•   Provide strong and positive leadership to the finance department ensuring competent and motivated staff are tinned and retained providing efficient delivery of services.
•   Actively participate in tine NO Senior Management Leadership team meetings.
•   Attend and actively participate in strategic regional meetings. Ensure adequate cost efficiency and effectiveness measures are in place and are being followed through:
•   In collaboration with other NO Directors, advise the ND on strategic resource acquisition and allocation in line with RWG/VIR (Regional Working Group/Virtual Investment Review)
•   Coordinate the planning and budgeting process and provide technical support, to ensure global and regional guidelines are met.
•   Design and manage systems, policies and procedures that provide appropriate levels of security and control of WV assets, resources and operations.
•   Manage appropriate financial systems and controls and ensure they are in place to avoid significant finance audit risk ratings, both at me NO and project levels.
•   Coordinate and ensure an optimal interface between the supply chain and business units for efficient customer service delivery. Improve IT infrastructure and provide quality service
•   Ensure that WV staff and assets are secured. Safe and well maintained; oversee logistics coordination

Transportation/Logistics- Responsible for vehicle procurement, management and maintenance

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Bachelor’s degree an Accounting, Finance or Business Administration, or a related field
•   MBA in Finance, MSC in Finance/Accounting/Auditing preferred
•   ACCA, CIMA, CPA or equivalent
•   Minimum 8 years’ experience in Finance position with business/NGO/ government agency
•   Minimum 4 years’ experience in senior finance and support services (management position)
•   Solid knowledge of accounting principles, financial systems, budget/cash flow monitoring and internal accounting controls.
•   Good working knowledge of computerised accounting systems, in particular Sun Systems & Vision
•   Knowledge of government grant regulations and financial reporting requirements is highly preferred
•   Able to work on a cross-cultural environment with a multi-national staff
•   Ability to travel within country, regional and internationally

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should send their application letters and cv quoting only the job position in the subject line to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 27 November, 2013

As a child focused organisation, world Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. WV is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply.