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Job vacancy: OFC Finance Manager – Member Association Services

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 13 Member Associations – 11 ordinary members and 2 associate members 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?

With an affinity for the Pacific and its diverse cultures coupled with a strong background in financial management and a passion for people development, you will be key to enhancing the financial capacity of our Member Associations in order to achieve our vision.

Drawing on your project management, leadership and accounting skills, this permanent role of Member Association (MA) Services Finance Manager will be responsible for managing and monitoring OFC services and capacity building activities regarding the financial governance and operations provided to OFC Member Associations (MAs).

Primarily you will be responsible for:

  • Managing the financial compliance of the MA’s regarding the application and reporting for the OFC development programme.
  • Supporting the development and implementation of financial governance and management programme for MAs in collaboration with the Heads of Departments.
  • Developing budget and financial reports for the MA Services Unit.
  • Business Analysis on overall funding provided to the MAs.
  • Assisting in the implementation of the MA capacity building framework and activities in financial governance and operations.

Skills and experience:

You will ideally have 3 years’ experience in the accounting sector and be CA/CPA qualified or partly qualified with a relevant tertiary qualification plus;

  • Proven experience implementing capacity building programmes.
  • Project Management skills
  • Sound knowledge of Grants Management (preferred).
  • Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to communicate effectively to a diverse audience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English with experience in preparing reports.
  • Sound financial literacy and understanding of international accounting standards

Benefits and Perks

  • Hybrid working style with 2 days work from home
  • Medical and Life Insurance
  • Supportive team members and on the job training
  • A competitive salary

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 notice period and expected base salary?

OFC reserves the right to shortlist and interview candidates prior to the closing date. Should a preferred candidate be identified OFC may close the job ad earlier.

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