Finance Manager, Various Locations

Are you interested in a Finance Manager position in a Christian mission organisation that aims to bring hope, help and healing to isolated areas across the world? We are flexible on location, therefore this role could be based in any one of our programs.

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) is a dynamic Christian aviation organisation, using light aircraft to deliver help and hope in Jesus’ name in over thirty developing countries. For more than 75 years, MAF has been transporting patients, relief workers, produce and medical supplies to the world’s remotest regions and places of deepest human needs- places where flying is not a luxury but a lifeline.


As a Finance Manager at MAF your role will be to monitor and protect the financial and legal health of the program where you are based.
You will be responsible for preparing the programs annual budget based on strategic plans, providing financial information to the county director and other departments, as well as producing financial monthly accounts with forecasts to the end of the year.
You will also be responsible for ensuring the accounting system and internal controls comply with the MAFI finance manual.
You will supervise the program’s finance staff in all their duties as well as providing clear and regular feedback, training, development and mentoring to the finance staff.
Additionally, you may be required to consult with lawyers, accountants, and other advisories to fulfil the requirements of the regulatory authorities of your program.

Therefore, as part of this role excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team are essential.

We are looking for a candidate who has experience in leadership, has initiative and possesses critical thinking skills with the ability to look beyond one perspective. You must be a committed Christian who is able to participate and lead MAF events and meetings, demonstrate an understanding and acceptance of our Statement of Faith.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA or equivalent)
Experience in managing a finance team
Experience in managing relationships with auditors, bankers, and lawyers
Experience in accounting systems and internal control procedures
Experience in preparing budgets and accounts
The ability to research and assimilate laws and regulations and evaluate their impact


Cross cultural experience
Knowledge of reporting requirements of the UK

Position Location (s):
  • P.N.G.
  • South Sudan
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