20 Jun 2012

Full-Time FINANCE ASSISTANT

IUCN – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYVientiane, Vientiane Prefecture, Laos

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Job Description

Our mission
“To influence, encourage & assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity & diversity of nature & to ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable & ecologically sustainable.”
IUCN is a world leader in developing knowledge & understanding for effective conservation action.
A unique worldwide partnership, IUCN brings together states, government agencies & NGO members, & some 10,000 scientists & experts from 181 countries in a global web of networks to provide a neutral forum for dialogue & action on environment & sustainable development issues.
url: http://www.iucn.org
IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature is seeking to recruit a self-motivated and
competent staff for the position of Finance Assistant to be based at IUCN Lao PDR Country
Office. This position directly reports to Finance Officer, IUCN Lao PDR and functionally to the
Country Representative, IUCN Lao PDR.
Primary Responsibilities for this position include;
Recording and Book keeping
• Maintain a tidy and orderly filing system of Projects’ files as well as all accounting related documents & vouchers.
• Check & process travel advances, travel claims and other settlement of advances and process journals in the system
• Check all requests for payments for accuracy of amounts, codes, supporting documents, approvals and process payments accordingly
• Prepare debit/credit notes for approval and submission to relevant office(s).
• Process Journals for debit / credit notes received from regional & country offices
• Reconcile current account with regional office on monthly basis
• Assist in providing and copying supporting documents for project financial statements where required by donors.
• Reconciliation staff advances and staff loan accounts on regular basis and follow up for clearing them
• Assist in preparing and making payments for workshop participants, and preparing disbursement statement.
• Prepare periodically disbursement and journal entry to payment software
Treasury and cash management
• Act as the petty cash fund custodian for the Lao PDR Office
• Perform daily reconciliation of the Office Petty Cash Funds
• Arrange petty cash replenishments and maintain agreed level of cash in hand for disbursements
• Assist in the preparation of the cash flow projections and cash request.
• Perform monthly reconciliation of cash in bank balance between books and bank statement.
• Assist in bank liaison services.
Requirements:
• Accounting or finance related degree
• Good knowledge in written and spoken English preferred;
• Good interpersonal, communication and computer skills.
Essential Experience
• At least 2-3 years of working experience with international company or organisation
This position is open for Lao Nationals only and is for the initial contract for a period of two years with the possibility of extension. This position is classified as A3 in our classification system and the minimum starting basic monthly salary is $USD 513 with a comprehensive health and life insurance.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their applications including CV and the names and contact information of two references by latest 6 July 2012. Please send your application to:
IUCN Lao Country Office,
082/01 Fa Ngum Road, Ban Wat Chan,
P.O. Box 4340, Vientiane, Lao PDR,
Tel: 021 216401, Fax: 021 216127,
Or send your application by e-mail to: laorecruitment@iucn.org
The full TOR can be downloaded at: http://www.iucn.org/lao
Only short-listing candidates will be notified for the interview
IUCN is an equal opportunities employer

Job Categories: FINANCE. Job Types: Full-Time.

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