Finance Adviser, Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development


Join Cardno in Honiara, Solomon Islands to enhance system and staff capacity to comply with SIG's Public Financial Management Act.

Join Cardno in Honiara, Solomon Islands to enhance system and staff capacity to comply with SIG’s Public Financial Management Act.
This role also involves:
  • developing the capacity of MEHRD finance staff to meet SIG accountability requirements
  • supporting MEHRD to develop organisational capacity for efficient and effective financial management
  • providing compliance and quality assurance support for Australian and New Zealand (A/NZ) direct budget support to MEHRD, which is channelled through the SIG’s financial management systems.
Please copy paste this link to access the Terms of Reference detailing responsibilities and selection criteria:

About you
You will be a motivated and proactive Finance Adviser with the right combination of talent, energy and a commitment to technical excellence. You will also have:
  • Tertiary qualification in accounting or a relevant field
  • Current membership in a recognized professional accounting body
  • A minimum of 10 years demonstrated experience as an accountant or public finance expert with a focus on compliance in public procurement and expenditure.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to build effective relationships, convey complicated/sensitive feedback and work with multiple stakeholders in a cross-cultural context.
  • Proven ability to apply high levels of judgment and confidentiality in dealing with sensitive matters.
  • Demonstrated ability to share knowledge, build relationships, mentor and coach people to develop skills appropriate for the context, preferably in an international development context.
  • A demonstrated understanding of, or direct experience in applying gender equality and anti-corruption strategies.
Why join Cardno?
Cardno offers meaningful opportunities for each individual member of our team to grow, make an impact and leave a legacy for local communities, globally.
By joining Cardno, you will be part of an environment where you can collaborate with leading experts from diverse backgrounds, access development programs to achieve your career goals, and be challenged to take a global outlook.
How to apply
We welcome your interest in joining the Cardno team. Click the "apply" button to submit your application online with the reference number CID/MN/SIRF/FAMEHRD by Sunday 27 October 2019. Your application must include the following:
  • Your CV; and
  • Completed application form in lieu of a cover letter. Please copy paste this link to access the application form:
For any enquiries about this position, please contact quoting "CID/MN/SIRF/FAMEHRD-query" in your email subject line.
About Cardno
We are a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.
Cardno is committed to Child Protection in all fields. Cardno is an equal opportunity employer. Any offer of employment will require criminal record clearance.