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Finance and Management Adviser

Closing Date: 26 May 2019

Interview: 28 & 29 June 2019

Pre-departure Briefing: 17-20 July 2019

Expected Start Date: 19-29 August 2019

Assignment Number: 41012

Duration: 1-year

Location: Kimbe, West New Britain , Papua New Guinea

Work alongside Mahonia Na Dari (Guardians of the Sea) to improve their financial and operational management systems.  

Mahonia Na Dari (MND) is an environmental protection non-governmental organisation working to protect PNG’s abundant biodiversity. Working closely with MND staff, you will help to review current financial and operational management systems and provide suggestions for improvement. With a strong mentoring focus, you will help build the capability of staff to confidently and effectively manage MND activities.

This hands-on assignment offers a great opportunity to work with an inspiring organisation and support marine conservation efforts through better financial management. 

We are looking for a volunteer with:

  • A tertiary qualification in accounting
  • Small business (or equivalent) financial management experience
  • Relevant operational management experience
  • Experience with accounting software, preferably Reckon or similar
  • Experience in mentoring and training staff

VSA volunteers receive a living allowance and accommodation, insurance, and medical costs are provided. Travel arrangements are organised and funded by VSA along with other costs.

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