Mission Aviation Fellowship
Location: Liberia
Finance: Personal Support, Salary/Allowance
Duration: Over 12 months
Activity: Finance & Fundraising, Legal
Posted: 14 Oct 2021
Closes: 30 Nov 2021

Area Finance Manager - Location - Flexible

Mission Aviation Fellowship

You will provide the financial management of a programme and assistance to other programmes within a designated area. This will include preparing and/or supporting the preparation of programme annual budgets, based on the strategic plans, for approval by the board;

You will manage the working capital and cash flow of programmes and report financial results and data to the Ashford support office. 

You will need to oversee the work of local accounts departments and when necessary provide cover for other finance managers, this will include supervising the finance staff in their duties, providing training, development, mentoring and overseeing the payments of wages and benefits to the national staff.

You will need to manage the financial risk by implementing and maintaining accounting systems and internal controls that comply with MAFI finance manuals, carrying out internal audits from time to time and developing and improving systems and controls.

The role will also include fulfilling the requirements of regulating authorities by arranging external audits, filing of accounts, preparing and submission of any tax returns and forms and also supporting staff completing this documentation.

As part of the leadership of the programmes within that area you will need to monitor financial performance and reccommend appropriate corrective action as and when required. You will also need to advise on the financial implications of proposals and provide advice and support on finance matters to programme and finance managers.

Area Finance Manager job profile

Qualifications, Skills & Experience


Qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)

Minimum 3 years accounting experience, including at least 2 years' experience in a supervisory capacity

Experience in accounting systems and internal control procedures

Experience in preparing budgets and accounts

Experience in managing a finance team

Availability to travel

Cross cultural experience


Experience of MAF finance systems

The ability to research and assimilate laws and regulations and evaluate their impact

There is an occupational requirement for overseas staff to be committed Christians, sent and supported by their home Church, and able to support and promote the Christian ethos and beliefs of MAF as a mission organisation through taking part in Christian activities such as Church events, prayer meetings etc. All roles (unless otherwise specified) require some personal support raising to be carried out under the guidance and training of MAF UK.

To apply now go to: https://www.maf-uk.org/work-with-us

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Mission Aviation Fellowship

Mission Aviation Fellowship is a Christian organisation whose mission is to fly light aircraft in developing countries so that people in remote areas can receive the help they need.
1st Floor, Castle House
Castle Hill Avenue
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Tel: 01303 850950