Programme Administrative & Finance Assistant

at Westminster Foundation for Democracy
Published November 17, 2022
Location Honiara, Solomon Islands
Category Administration  
Job Type Full Time  
Base Salary £1,100
Salary Units Month

Description

The Programme Administrative and Finance Assistant (PAFA) will report directly to the Programme Manager.

The PAFA plays a critical role in assisting the project lead, working closely with the head office in London and our stakeholders, in the management of financial and administrative procedures for programmes: In addition taking responsibility for the logistic management of programmes, general administrative and office management.

They will have an opportunity to work with high-level regional stakeholders which include national Parliaments and government agencies, think tanks, research institutions and universities, as well as civil society in responding to the challenges of fostering democracy in the Solomon Islands

The core skills and experience we are looking for are;

Bachelor’s degree / Diploma OR at least 3 years’ experience in similar roles
Sound knowledge and understanding of project administration and accounting
principles.
Excellent abilities in accounting and financial administration, particularly in the management of cash flows, balance sheets, expense reports, and programme budget.
Strong organisational skills, keen attention to detail, and abilities to work flexibly and independently on tight timelines.
Proficiency in working with Microsoft 365 suite of Office products e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, SharePoint, Dynamics, etc.
Proficiency in written and spoken English.
Abilities to multitask and work in a fast-paced and diverse environment.
This is a locally based field role; applicants must be eligible to work in the Solomon Islands.

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