Apply now Job no: 498266
Work type: Contract
Location: Fiji
Categories: Education

  • Based in Suva, Fiji (some travel to Divisions and possibly Tuvalu will be required)
  • Full time, 12 months with an option to extend

The Program

The Australian Government has established the Fiji Program Support Facility (the Facility) to implement its Education, Health and Awards programs in Fiji and its Education and Awards Programs in Tuvalu. The Facility also supports the delivery of Australia’s emergency preparedness and response efforts and governance support in Fiji. As with all Australian Government aid programs, cross cutting priorities of civil society engagement, gender equality, disability inclusion, child protection and climate change are integrated across all programs.

The Position

The Finance Officer - FMSU is responsible for providing general finance and administration support to the Fiji Program Support Facility team and will work closely with the Finance Manager, Operations team members and the broader Facility team in Fiji and Tuvalu.

Key responsibilities will include verifying and checking supporting documentation, preparing and processing payments. In addition, mentoring and training new finance team members on the Facility’s financial management systems and processes as required. Assisting with day to day tasks including data processing procurement/purchasing of goods and services for the Facility as well as month end tasks, including bank reconciliations, preparing reports and tax other statutory requirements are also key aspects of this role. The Finance Officer also supports the broader project team with travel arrangements and associated logistics as well performing quality assurance checks of grant payments and providing feedback to the Finance Manager and Civil Society Organisations Engagement team.

Download File PD - Finance Officer .pdf

The Person

The ideal candidate for this position will have tertiary qualifications in Finance, Accounting, and/or Commerce. Demonstrated experience in a broad range of finance duties (accounting, tax, FNPF) and general office administration, experience in project-based accounting / finance and experience dealing with multiple clients is highly desirable.

Fiji nationals only are asked to apply for this position.

For further enquiries, please contact us at quoting job number 498266.

Applications close: 6pm (Fiji time) Friday 28 February 2020.


Coffey has a 40-year history in successfully delivering international development projects on behalf of donors right around the world, including Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, USAID and the UK's Department for International Development. Our people work side by side with local partners to support stability, economic growth and good governance, positively changing people's lives.

Coffey has robust policies and guidelines which exemplify our commitment to safeguarding and technical excellence in gender equality. Our team of dedicated GEDSI advisers work closely with our staff and partners to ensure a context-specific and consistent approach is applied to all our programmes to improve the livelihoods of the world’s most marginalised groups.

Coffey is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection.

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