Finance Director

  • Senior-level, Volunteer opportunity
  • Posted on 26 May 2020

Job Description

Finance Director

Location: West Africa

One of the senior positions onboard, this position ensures that all monetary functions are properly monitored and maintained by the accounting and finance volunteers, and maintains responsibility for, and provides oversight of, all Finance and Sales Department functions on board.

I thoroughly enjoyed the Finance Director role and particularly the variety that it provided and the flexibility it required. Every day was different and although we weren’t directly interacting with patients, we were very aware that the activities we performed supported the rest of the crew and meant that they could serve, in the ways they had been called.

Barney Goodall, former Finance Director (Africa Mercy)

The Finance Director volunteer position, part of the Operations and Finance departments, will be located on the Africa Mercy and Global Mercy, the world’s largest non-governmental hospital ships. The preferred minimum commitment for this role is two years.

We recommend all interested applicants to submit an application at least six months in advance of your target service date. Commitments longer than twelve months require successful completion of Mercy Ships On Boarding Program.

Are you interested in coming with your family? This position qualifies for a family cabin on board! More information can be found on our website, or speak to a recruiter.

Qualifications required:

  • Experience working in financial leadership roles
  • Five years management experience
  • Conversant in French preferred
  • International Driver’s Permit required
  • Clear criminal records check, background check and/or working with children certificate (or national equivalent)

Questions about this information? Send us an email! Our recruiter would love to answer any questions you may have. You can reach us at gen.recruiter.ioc@mercyships.org.

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