Finance Officer

Oxfam, Islamabad, Pakistan

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
2nd October, 2018

Job Description

The Organisation

Oxfam’s vision is a just world without poverty: a world in which people can influence decisions that affect their lives, enjoy their rights, and assume their responsibilities as full citizens of a world in which all human beings are valued and treated equally. Oxfam in Pakistan has been working in the country since 1973. In the Pakistan, our goal is to contribute to the eradication of poverty by supporting women and other vulnerable groups in saving lives and building livelihoods, enhancing their resilience to crises, shocks and stresses, and making their voices heard to hold duty-bearers accountable.

The Role

The Finance Officer supports the Finance Team in various accounting activities on a daily basis. This includes review of financial documents and making sure payments are supported with appropriate source documents; preparation and processing of documents for payment, review and coding of financial information and Journal entries as appropriate; assisting in data entry into the system, and maintenance of appropriate finance documentation after verifying all source documents for proper approval.

What Skills Are We Looking For

  • Provide support to the partners for their queries on financial management, utilization of the allocated budget, monitor their performance and reporting deviations and recommend improvements.
  • Organize financial training of partners to build their capacity of financial management as per Oxfam guidelines and Donor regulations.
  • Preparation of month end pack including balance sheet analysis, fixed asset schedule, bank reconciliations.
  • Strong organizational and personal management skills, with ability to prioritize work issues to meet deadlines with minimal supervision and adjust to constantly changing situations while maintaining focus on delivery and follow-through
  • Active visits to implementing partner’s offices and carrying out the projects financial reviews in accordance with Oxfam procedures and Donor Regulations.


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