Nov 14, 2018Full time
About the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (Forum Secretariat) is the region’s premier political and economic policy organisation, with a vision of helping to create a region of peace, harmony, security, social inclusion and prosperity, so that all Pacific people can lead free, healthy, and productive lives. The international organisation works to achieve this vision by fostering cooperation between governments, collaboration with international agencies, and by representing the interests of its members - including directly engaging with community members in order to identify pressing needs of the region. The Forum Secretariat has undergone an organisational restructure, with a view to achieving greater consistency across the organisation in the way workforce capability is developed, and capability gaps are identified and addressed. As such, the organisation continues to build a highly professional workforce that is capable of creating and delivering high quality outcomes for the people of its member countries. About the opportunity The Forum Secretariat is now looking for a full-time Finance Assistant - Projects to join the team in Suva, Fiji. Reporting to the Project Accountant, this role will assist with project financial services and management of finances, for specific projects undertaken within the various Programmes of the Forum Secretariat. Some key areas of responsibility will include (but will not be limited to): Assisting in project financial services; Assisting in oversight of Project Financial management; and Assisting in compiling overall financial and activity reports for the projects. Applicants should have a Diploma with a major in accounting from a recognised tertiary institution with 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role . Applicants must have experience in computerised accounting systems and excellent PC based computer skills, strong interpersonal and communication, analytical and problem solving skills with customer service focus, and a team player. Capabilities Applicants are also required to demonstrate their abilities in accordance with the Secretariat’s Core Capabilities of: planning and prioritising, communicating with purpose and effect, leading and collaborating, applying critical thinking, developing & strengthening relationships and delivering value. To understand what these mean at the different levels of the organisation, applicants should view the Secretariat’s Capability Framework on our website. Supplementary Capabilities required for these positions include: building for the future, promoting effective workplace practices, managing and coordinating projects as well as using systems, tools and technology. About the benefits Appointments carry competitive remuneration between FJD20,444 – FJD30,666 (dependent upon qualifications and experience). The benefits package include medical and life insurance. Click here to apply or to view the information package containing the job description, qualification requirements and remuneration details. Candidates must include in either their application or Curriculum Vitae the full contact details of three referees. The duration of these positions are three years subject to performance and funding. To be eligible for these positions, applicants must be Fiji nationals. Deadline for applications is 23 November, 2018 at 5pm, Fiji time. If you're interested - Apply Now!