Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Do you have a Diploma or Degree in Finance?
Do you possess at least 3 years work experience in an NGO setup?
Do you have awareness of gender and cultural sensitivity dynamics? If the answer is yes, then would like to hear from you>
We are looking for a Finance Assistant who will support donor management activities through management of all operational financial activities including processing of all payments and handling of field petty cash. The successful candidate should deliver a superior level of service and support.
What we are looking for
- Diploma in accounting/Accounting degree.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Three year’ s experience in finance, ideally with at least one year in the creditors /payments function
- Gender, cultural awareness and sensitivity
- Strong computer skills and a thorough knowledge of word processors and spreadsheets are essential. Knowledge of electronic mail and data bases is essential
- Flexible and courteous
- Fluency in English both verbal and written
- Commitment to the aims and objectives of Oxfam and to the principles of equity and justice
At Oxfam, we believe that every aspect of our work can lead to a positive outcome. If you have the same opinion, together with the ability to meet the challenges involved, this role offers scope for immense personal fulfilment – as well as outstanding opportunities to develop your career.
Oxfam is committed to providing a competitive compensation package based on a 37.5-hour work week.
Our values and commitment to safeguarding
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.
All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
How to apply
As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and respond to three key questions related to your experience in Finance. Your application will be shortlisted based on your CV and your responses to the above questions. You need not comment on your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.
Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.
Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
Oxfam is an equal opportunities employer, we are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization.