Finance and Administration Officer

Salary: USD 1,440 per month
Based: Monrovia, Liberia
Duration: 1 year
Reporting to the Country Coordinator the holder of this position will ensure compliance and sound financial management of all projects in line with donors’ regulations, and be responsible for Alert’s country office financial and administrative management, in line with Liberian Law and Alert’s policies, procedures and minimum standards. The post holder will also lead on financial and administrative capacity building to project partners across Liberia.
For this role, the skills, qualifications and experience listed below are essential requirements:
· Relevant Finance / administration qualification
· Minimum 3 years’ experience of financial / admin responsibilities at an NGO, including with donor reporting and managing budgets
· Experience of managing grants to NGO partners
· Experience of operations management for an NGO
· Ability to build strong working relationships
· Fluency in written and spoken English
· Respectful approach to human interactions
· Innovative, creative, problem-solving attitude

To apply, please send a completed application form and equal opportunities form tojobs@international-alert.org **, both of which can be found on** www.international-alert.org under ‘Downloads’. Please specify which role you are applying for in the email subject line. We encourage female applications for this position. Closing date: Friday, December 18th, 2015. Interview date will be communicated in due course but it is expected to be in the second half of January, 2016.
While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume that your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful. International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be judged strictly on the basis of merit.
**International Alert helps people find peaceful solutions to conflict.
We are one of the world’s leading peacebuilding organisations, with nearly 30 years of experience laying the foundations for peace.
We work with local people around the world to help them build peace. And we advise governments, organisations and companies on how to support peace.
We focus on issues which influence peace, including governance, economics, gender relations, social development, climate change, and the role of businesses and international organisations in high-risk places.