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Tue, 11/08/2020 - 16:00

Job Title: Finance Officer 

Location: Kenema

Report to: Finance Manager

Duration: 5 Months 


GOAL was first operational in Sierra Leone in 1999, the current country programme has a strategic focus on health (health system strengthening and adolescent sexual reproductive health), water and sanitation systems (faecal sludge management, sanitation marketing & water infrastructure) and Protection. GOAL is currently working in seven districts in Sierra Leone.  


GOAL is looking to recruit a qualified, flexible, and enthusiastic professional to work within the Finance Team as a Finance Officer based in Kenema. Under the supervision of the Finance Manager, the Finance Officer will work closely with the Finance Manager to process payments, maintain fuel analysis, update fixed Assets register, ensure that the filing system is up to date and other duties as shall be assigned from time to time.


To succeed in this role, you must meet the essential minimum requirement and need to have a degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related professional qualification like ACCA or CIMA with at least 2 years’ experience in supporting programs. Excellent English and Krio language proficiency, both written and spoken. Good numerical and IT skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, database, PowerPoint; Microsoft 365 – is highly desired). NGO experience in Finance area is a plus. 


Are you interested? If you believe you have the required skills and experience; and excited to join our committed and dynamic Finance team, please send your cover letter and up-to-date CV to on or before Tuesday, 11thAugust 2020 at 4:30pm. 


Please note a copy of application should be addressed to the NGO Desk Officer, Ministry of Labour & Social Security, New England, Freetown


Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.           


A commitment to GOAL values and GOAL’s integrity framework is critical to working with GOAL. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of accountability: 1) Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures with respect to safeguarding, code of conduct, health and safety, confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behaviour protocols; 2) Report any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our programming area; 3) Report any concerns about inappropriate behaviour of a GOAL staff or partner.

Children and vulnerable adults who come into contact with GOAL as a result of our activities must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that GOAL shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.

GOAL provides equal opportunity in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. 

This is an EXCLUSIVE job advert, reposting it on other job boards, on online or offline communication channels without the written consent of is strictly forbidden and may result in legal action!                                                                                               


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