4 Jun 2013


Wildlife Conservation Society Lao PDR – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYVientiane, Vientiane Prefecture, Laos

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Job Description

Vacancy Announcement
Wildlife Conservation Society Lao PDR
Finance Manager


This is a senior position within the WCS Lao PDR Finance Section. The primary objective of the position is to establish and oversee efficient systems for financial and personnel management for the WCS Country Program Office and Field Projects. The Finance Manager will maintain appropriate communication with WCS Project leaders, key donors and funding agencies and local governmental institutions. The Finance Manager will coordinate and consult regularly with the WCS-NY Program Manager and the International Service Center (WCS-New York) to manage timely and accurate submission to WCS of reports.

Summary of key responsibilities
• Overall supervision of the Finance department and staff
• Budgeting, projections and cash flow management
• Monitoring of expenditures and revenue
• Oversee grant budgets, service agreements, and invoicing
• Oversee administration of staff contracts
• Oversee preparation of payroll
• Financial reporting within WCS and to donors
• Ensure financial efficiency in all aspects of operations
• Strengthen and document administrative and financial policies and procedures
• Ensure that highest standards of financial integrity are followed

Reporting obligations
• The position reports to the WCS Lao PDR Program Director

Qualifications required
• Proven experience in project accounting and training; 2-5 years experience in project accounting preferred
• Higher degree in accounting or financial management preferred.
• Ability to work with NGO and government partners
• Good spoken and written English fluency.
• Computer literacy with MS Word, Excel, email
• Willing to learn the WCS accounting package.
• Cooperative attitude; friendly disposition; reliable and honest; capable of working independently without constant supervision

How to Apply

Application: Email English language cover letter and CV with contact details for two references to Ms. Soudalath Phasavath at sphasavath@wcs.org. Deadline for application is 12 June 2013. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

This position is open to Lao nationals only.

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

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