Finance Coordinator - Financial Accounting

Operations · Port Moresby, National Capital District
Department Operations
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced



Reporting to the Operations and Finance Manager, you will lead the organisation core finance team by providing high quality internal reporting within an accounting framework which fully complies with organisational policies/guidelines, statutory and sector standards.

You will be the go-to person in relation to performing month end closing activities which includes account reconciliation, expense & accounting, payroll and financial records keeping.


  • Implement and prepare all financial transaction procedures, to ensure transparent and traceable accounting practices
  • Ensure all routine finance tasks, such as accounts payable, cheque issuance, general banking, petty cash etc. are performed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Completing month-end procedures, cost allocations, depreciation journals, bank reconciliations and accruals
  • In charge of monthly reconciliations of balance sheet control accounts, incl. account payables, account receivables and payroll accounts
  • Manage cash flow and treasury and ensure funds are made available as per project needs and lead the cash issuance and acquittal process
  • Assist the O&FM in ensuring adequate compliance to organisation internal controls, finance, and procurement policy
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislations (including IRC and Registrar of Companies). Ensure GST, SWT, annual company returns and any other returns that need to be lodged with the government is lodged on time
  • Assist the O&FM in project audit and annual institutional audits. Ensure systematic filing of all financial documents and documents
  • Review of the staff payroll on a fortnightly basis and manage payroll components including statutory contribution and remittances
  • Strengthen local partnerships and/or relationships, e.g., through capacity sharing to support localisation
  • Promote and integrate gender equality, disability, and social inclusion into day-to-day work.
  • Ensure compliance with CF policies and procedures


  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting /Finance
  • Strong desktop computing skills and accounting systems experience, ideally Sage Intacct and payroll systems
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in financial accounting department managing donor funding and grants.
  • High level administrative and organisational skills, ability to prioritise heavy and varied workload and meet deadline for routine tasks whilst coping with the unexpected.
  • Excellent work ethics (including attendance, timekeeping, meeting deadlines, respect for others and willingness to share information).


  • Experience in working with NGOs and/or UN in cross-cultural setting, understanding development in country context and child-focused development programs
  • Experience in managing grants in consortium arrangements.

Remain alert and responsive to any child safeguarding or sexual exploitation, abuse or harassment (SEAH) risks, acquire relevant knowledge and skills to promote strong safeguarding practices, understand the child safeguarding and PSEAH policy and procedures, and conduct yourself consistent with those policies.

procedures, and conduct yourself consistent with those policies.

Other Information: Appointment to this position is dependent upon successful completion of criminal background and reference checks.

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Applications closing date: 22 July 2022

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  • Location
    Port Moresby, National Capital District
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience