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Senior Finance Officer

The Fiji Rugby Football Union (‘FRFU’) under the Fiji Rugby Football Union Trust Board (‘FRFUTB’), is based in the Nation’s capital of Suva and administers the sport of Rugby Union over the nation’s 14 provinces. The major responsibility of FRFU is to continuously develop and improve processes by enabling pathways from “grass root” level to elite, professional level and national level. FRFU endeavors to enhance players’ and officials’ competencies locally and internationally.

An exciting opportunity exists within the FRFU, and we are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, agile and self-motivated for the following position:

 Senior Finance Officer

 Principal Accountabilities:

  • Understand the organisation’s accounting system, codes and their application.
  • Ensure data entry is done in Xero in a timely manner.
  • Reconcile local Payables with statements before disbursement.
  • Prepare, disburse and settle overseas Vendors.
  • Invoice all Receivables and do collections in a timely manner as per contracts.
  • Ensure all sponsor contracts are kept up to date and recorded in finance records promptly.
  • Check Xero for accuracy and correctness of transactions posted.
  • Complete month end bank reconciliations report within deadlines.
  • Ensure timely and accurate cash disbursement for competitions.
  • Registering and updating vendor/supplier information in Xero regularly.
  • Allocate competition expenditures to correct competitions and post accordingly.

       Key Skills and Personal Attributes:

  • A Degree in Accounting or equivalent.
  • 2-3 years of professional experience, Knowledge of accounting principles used by NGOs.
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills.
  • Absolute integrity and trustworthiness
  • High degree of attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities and an ability to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of regulatory, contractual, legal, and financial compliance requirements
  • Auditing experience would be desirable.
  • Problem solving skills would be welcomed.

Application

Applications for this position should include three referees and a current/up to date resumé with an outline of your proven experience to carry out the role and how you meet the criteria mentioned above. All applications will be treated with strict confidence and should be received by 1st October 2023, with reference to the position being applied for. Applications for this position need to be emailed to hro@fijirugby.net. Hard copies of application will not be accepted.

Fiji Rugby Union thanks all applicants for your interest; please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.