Finance Officer/ Administration Officer at World Food Programme, Bridgetown, Barbados

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World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Finance Officer/ Administration Officer in Bridgetown, Barbados. The duration of this post is 12 months.

World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Finance Officer/ Administration Officer will perform the following functions:

  • Maintain awareness of corporate finance and resource management strategies and major ongoing programmatic initiatives, participating where appropriate using finance and resource management expertise.
  • Report on key data for financial status and outcomes of projects in accordance with corporate governance requirements, ensuring accuracy, deadlines, and accounting processes are complied with.
  • Monitor budgets, and carry out forecasting for new and ongoing projects according to established corporate procedures and requirements.
  • Perform bank reconciliations, disbursements, clearance of receivables, overall cash management and monthly financial closures on a regular basis in accordance with corporate requirements.
  • Deliver core administrative services, working with contractors and following standard processes to provide cost-effective, quality and timely services to WFP staff.
  • Undertake basic human resource functions related to staff benefits, recruitment of local staff, and training.
  • Support management of existing resources in the area of responsibility (e.g. WFP managed facilities, assets and travel management, etc.) and assist in identification of new requirements aiming at efficiency, cost-effectiveness and timeliness of operations and services.
  • Other as required.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Advanced University degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, or related fields, or First University degree in the same subject(s) with additional years of related work experience plus membership in an international recognized professional accountancy body such as Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Institute of Certified Public Accounts (ICPA) or equivalent.
  • Fluency (level  C) in English language.


How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

Deadline: 17 September 2018

For more information, please visit WFP.


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