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Finance Officer

Save the Children
End Date: 18 Jul, 2018

Location :Shikarpur Sindh
Country :Pakistan
Positions :1
Post Type:Job
Job Type :Full Time
Salary :60K-80K  
Start Date :12 Jul, 2018

Relevant Experience: 


  • Bachelor’s/Masters in Commerce, or in Finance, ACCA, ICMA Finalist.


  • Total work experience of 2-3 years and 1 year of relevant experience (Sector specific).


  • Willingness and ability to change work practices and hours with incoming surge teams in the event of an emergency;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
  • Good organization skills;
  • Computer literacy with strong knowledge of MS Office;
  • Fluent spoken and written English language;
  • Ability to work independently to a high professional standard;
  • A service oriented attitude;
  • Sensitive to cultural and political environment;
  • Knowledge of Pakistan and respective region;
  • Commitment to Save the Children values;

Job Description: 


CHILD SAFEGUARDING: (select only one)

Level 3:  the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.



The objective of this position is to oversee and ensure smooth functioning of Finance activities in the respective field area.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.


Reports to: Finance Coordinator

Staff reporting to this post: None


Indirect :

Budget Responsibilities: N/A

Role Dimensions: Save the Children works in 2 provinces of Pakistan with a current staff complement of approximately 150 staff and current expenditure of over $5 million each year.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare/code/disburse bank payments & maintain files for receipts vouchers;
  • Prepare tax-at-source deduction challans and deposit into Government treasury;
  • Prepare tax-at-source deduction monthly and yearly statement and submit with relevant tax authorities;
  • Liaise with tax authorities/suppliers to issue tax-at-source deduction certificates;
  • Prepare payroll allocation JVs;
  • Disbursement of staff salary cheques;
  • Transfer funds to respective banks for sub-offices;
  • Assist in preparation of advance adjustment JVs;
  • Update bank book in Microsoft Excel
  • Prepare staff advance adjustment  (1151, 1142, 1143)
  • File and assemble respective files & vouchers;
  • Support finance staff during the internal/external audit by voucher filing;
  • Assist in preparation monthly finance report;
  • Conduct data entry of bank payments in monthly sunlight;
  • Perform any other task as and when assigned by the department
  • Additional job responsibilities

    The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

    Equal Opportunities

    The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

    Child Safeguarding:

    We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

    Health and Safety

    The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.