Finance Director

Managing Accounting on board is one part, overseeing the ship’s Crew Bank, ship shop and Café are other parts. Two essentials to running the ship: money and coffee.

Department

Finance

Commitment

Min. 2 Years

Department

Finance

Commitment

Min. 2 Years

About this Role

The Finance Director maintains responsibility for and provides oversight of all Finance and Sales Department functions on board, including Accounting, the Crew Bank, ship shop and post office, and the Starbucks Café. The FD oversees all financial transactions on board, makes sure there is enough money on board for Crew, and to cover the needs of all ship departments.

What You Will Contribute

• Supervise, encourage, coach and train, and support the development of the Finance and Sales teams

• Maintain adequate staffing and provide supervision to the various functions

• Promote excellence in the overall service quality of the Crew Bank, the financial accounting function on the Ship, the Post Office and the retail stores that operate on the Ship

• Manage the budgeting, purchase order, auditing, and month end closing processes in collaboration with Accounting at the International Support Center

• Prepare periodic financial reports for the Africa Mercy Department Heads and project leaders

• Liaise with local banks and interface with land bases on Accounting matters

• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

• Ability to work in multi-currency environment

For This Role, You Will Need

• Successful completion of Mercy Ships On Boarding program

• Experience working in financial leadership roles

• 5 years Management experience

• Background/Criminal record check

• Conversant in French preferred

• Some knowledge of retails sales and inventory will be helpful

Full job description available upon request.