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Snr Finance Manager-Grant and Partnership



Freetown, Sierra Leone

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Closing date:

21 February 2022

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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 six districts in Sierra Leone.

GOAL is looking to recruit a qualified, flexible, and enthusiastic professional to work within the Finance Team as a Snr Finance Manager (Grants & Partnership). Based in Freetown office the Senior Finance Manger (Grants & Partnership) will work closely with the Financial Controller (FC) & Assistant Financial Controller (AFC) and will be a focal person for preparing project budgets, handling Budget Monitoring Tools (BMTs), donor reports and cash management.


To succeed in this role, you must meet the essential minimum requirement and need to have a Degree in Accounting  or Master’s degree in accounting or ACCA qualified, with  a minimum of 5 years of related work experience of which at least 2 years is at senior grant management role in an INGO. Resilience maintains focus and intensity and remains optimistic, persistent and professional even under adverse, stressful or difficult situations.

Continually looks to improve personal skills, knowledge and work and hence contributes to capacity building within the team and organization.

Excellent English and Krio language proficiency, both written and spoken. Good numerical and IT skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, SAGE, BMT; proficiency in standard office software packages Microsoft 365 – is highly desired). NGO experience in Finance Area is a plus.

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 Monday, 21st February 2022 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.

About the Role

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 based on race, sex, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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