The Archdiocese of Samoa-Apia (Archdiocese) is inviting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
The primary function of the CFO, in accordance with the Canon Law 494, is to administer the goods of the diocese under the authority of the bishop in accord with the budget determined by the Finance council and, from the income of the diocese, to meet expenses which the bishop or others designated by him have legitimately authorised.
The CFO reports directly to the Finance Council for the overall management of the AOSA’s finances, including all lands and properties. Key responsibilities include the strategic planning, implementation, managing and operating of all the financial activities of the Archdiocese, the provision of strategic financial advice to the Finance Council on all matters relating to accountable and transparent financial management, sustainable funding, budgeting and cash
flow management, compliance and quality assurance, audit and financial reporting, banking and investments, property and real estate developments, legal and risk management; and commercial negotiations.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) – Archdiocese of Samoa – Apia (AOSA)
Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the Archdiocese of Samoa-Apia (Archdiocese). This is an exciting and challenging opportunity with an attractive remuneration package.
Starting salary will be between $85,000 and $95,000 per annum depending on proven experience and qualifications.
There will be an opportunity to discuss salary movement with the successful candidate upon successful completion of the probation period based on merit and performance in the first six months of employment.
A performance bonus / salary movement will be considered on an annual basis subject to performance assessment and achievement of key performance results and deliverables.
The full job description can be obtained from Ms Sina Ah Poe on telephone 20400 ext 124 or
All applications must submit the following:
1. Application letter
2. A statement to address the Qualifications, Experience and Personal Requirements
3. Names of at least 3 professional referees including current employer
Declaration of the following:
a) Any close relations currently employed at the Office of the Archdiocese of Samoa-Apia
b) Any past disciplinary employment records and criminal convictions
c) Any health and special needs requirements and criminal convictions
d) Status of COVID-19 vaccination
All applications must be submitted electronically to email email@example.com by close of
business on Friday, 4th November 2022.
Chief Financial Officer AOSA Job Description_Oct_2022_Final.docx