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Job vacancy: Finance Officer (Football Development Division)

The Company

WHO ARE WE?

Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) is the umbrella organisation of the national football associations within Oceania. Located at the Home of Football in St Johns Auckland, New Zealand, OFC has 11 Member Associations which it supports financially and logistically through various programmes.

OFC is the smallest of the world’s six Confederations but is an active participant within the FIFA football community. Along with AFC in Asia, CAF in Africa, CONCACAF in North/Central America and the Caribbean, CONMEBOL in South America and UEFA in Europe, OFC works to provide support to football’s international governing body.

WHAT DO WE DO?

OFC is charged with the task of servicing and administering football in the Oceania region while also using the game as a tool for social development. Our vision is to raise the overall standard of football in Oceania and utilise the power and passion of football to help promote education, community development, capacity building, health awareness, cultural exchange and economic development within the football community.

The Opportunity

JOIN A DYNAMIC TEAM

At OFC we are implementing a new strategy as we work collectively towards achieving our vision for football in the Pacific: qualifying two competitive teams to the FIFA World Cups in 2026 and 2027.

We are a highly dedicated, passionate and innovative group of people who are working tirelessly to drive the growth of Oceania football, people, culture and communities.

WHO ARE WE AFTER?

As Finance Officer (Football Development Division), you will be responsible for supporting our Member Association’s in meeting their financial and compliance requirements such as application and reporting for the various development programmes and reporting accordingly on use of funds and Member Association (MA) compliance.

Not your typical accounting role, you will be collaborating with the Football Division and Finance team and managing relationships with our MAs. This is a demanding but rewarding role where you will gain great experience to develop your career in a supportive environment.

Primarily you will be responsible for:

  • Producing financial reports related to MA budgets and expenses
  • Collecting monthly financial reports and supporting information from the MAs
  • Reviewing, managing and monitoring activity budgets prepared by the MAs
  • Preparing and reconciling payment requests
  • Ensuring MA compliance with the project financial and operational framework and policies
  • Assist MAs in fulfilling their financial requirements and supporting with on-going training in this area

Skills and experience:

You do not need to be qualified but you will have an Accounting or Finance qualification at Bachelor level, plus;

  • Experience in a junior to intermediate level Accounting role
  • Proven financial reporting and analytical skills
  • Be self-disciplined with exceptional attention to detail and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to manage culturally diverse stakeholder relationships
  • Advanced Excel skills and familiar with Adobe
  • Sage Evolution is an advantage but not essential

The Next Steps:

Please email a cover letter attached to your resume to [email protected] Your cover letter should highlight your specific qualifications and recent experiences that are relevant to the role and provide answers to the following questions:

  1. Do you have the right to work in New Zealand?
  2. What is your expected base salary?

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