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  • Posted: Mar 28, 2017
    Deadline: Apr 3, 2017
  • The name Mines Advisory Group was established in the early days of the organisation, when it was decided that MAG’s initial role would be to draw the attention of the international community towards issues relating to mines and UXO. Between 1990 and 1991, the McGrath brothers carried out two assessment missions to Afghanistan and Cambodia, hoping th...
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    Finance Officer

    Overview of role:

    The Finance Officer is responsible for providing strategic and operational financial leadership to the programme, to ensure the effective financial management of all funds.


    • Oversee all Financial Accounting matters, including maintenance of the general ledger, balance sheet, receipts, payments and payroll requirements
    • Ensure that appropriate financial oversight and scrutiny is given to the development of new business proposals, taking into consideration statutory, client and HQ requirements.
    • Oversee the financial management of partner contracts, ensuring the partner complies with the obligations of the ‘Head Contract’.
    • Ensure that the programme delivers and accounts for all activities in accordance with National, Regional and Local taxation requirements (e.g. Income Tax, Social Security, VAT, Corporation Tax etc.).
    • Ensure a high level of financial control is in place across all activities (in all locations), including the development and maintenance of financial policies and procedures (tailored to the local context) to ensure compliance with Statutory, Client and MAG HQ requirements.
    • Facilitate and provide support to all donor and internal audits in co-ordination with the Country Director & HQ.
    • At least 2 years professional work experience in finance, ideally in an NGO or other international agency
    • Experience of reporting and monitoring to tight deadlines

    Essential Skills and Knowledge

    • Knowledge of finance systems and procedures
    • Project management skills
    • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to coordinate activities
    • Ability to demonstrate initiative, be proactive and offer a solution-oriented approach
    • Ability to establish effective working relationships at all levels internally and externally
    • Ability to prioritise work, meet deadlines and work calmly under pressure
    • Interest in and commitment to MAG’s humanitarian mandate


    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

    Method of Application

    This job has expired. Application is no longer allowed

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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