23 Oct 2013

Full-Time FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST

Lao Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Planning and Investment – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYVientiane, Vientiane Prefecture, Laos

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Job Description

Lao Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Planning and Investment
LAOSTAT – Strengthening the National Statistical System Project
Vacancy Announcement for position: Financial Management Specialist

BACKGROUND
The Lao PDR has received a Grant from the Statistics for Results Facility Catalytic Fund (SFR-CF), the World Bank supports the LAOSTAT- Strengthening the National Statistical System Project, which aims to improve the capacity of Lao PDR’s National Statistical System to produce and disseminate reliable and timely macroeconomic and poverty statistics in accordance with international standards and in response to user needs.

The project intends to use part of the proceeds of this grant for payments under a contract for a Financial Management Specialist to assist LAOSTAT on implementation the project activities.

MAJOR DUTIES:
Maintaining up-to-date accounting records and ledgers as well as asset management;
Monitoring the disbursement of the Grant Accounts and prepare withdrawal applications to the World Bank; Liaise with the World Bank for related withdrawal application, payments request; Review and consolidate project budget plan on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis; Liaise with the National Treasury and the Bank of Lao for payment requests; Preparation of project’s Financial Management Manual (FMM); Determine the requirements and assist with the selection of project accounting software; Preparing the project’s interim unaudited financial reports (IFR) and ensure timely submission of the IFR to the World Bank; and other tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS
• At least a bachelor degree in relevant field: such as accounting, finance and banking;
• Incumbent should have at least five (5) years relevant professional experience;
• Skills in using accounting software would be an advantage.
A position above need to be excellent skills in Lao and English, Computer Skills, and Software Packages.

How to Apply

Detailed Job Description of position is posted on www.lsb.gov.la and available upon request.

Deadline for submission: 30 October 2013
Contact address: Lao Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Planning and Investment Sithan Neue Village, Sikhottabong District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR
Tel/Fax: 021 214740, 021 212022
Email: vienglikid@hotmail.com, and lsbadmin@etllao.com
Web Site: www.lsb.gov.la

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

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