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Finance Officer Freshwater, WWF-Laos

Position title:  Finance Officer Freshwater, WWF-Laos

Location:         Savannakhet  – with extensive travel to the sites.

The post holder will be based in Kaisone District of Savannkhet Province and is responsible for providing support to all the projects under the Xebanghieng Priority Site. This includes all financial requirements of the projects to ensure transparency, accuracy and compliance with WWF Laos and Greater Mekong financial systems, policies and procedures as well as local legal requirements.  

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform data entry according to the ORACLE system following steps and timelines as guided by the regional finance team as well as technical dotted line manager and WWF-Laos finance team;
  • Assist in the development, monitoring, review and update of project finance and accounting activity work plans;
  • Provide technical guidance, training, coaching to project staff, project partners and Government counterparts on all aspects of finance to ensure compliance with finance policies and procedures, and legal requirements;
  • Support the Project Manager and Freshwater Lead to ensure and manage third party contracts following the organisation’s and legal requirements, procedures on contracts;
  • Support the management of contracts and keep line manager informed of the closing date and follow up with extension;
  • Reconciliation and review monthly Trial Balance and check ledgers, statements and accounts to identify errors and take any necessary corrective action, inform line manager and/or technical dotted line manager of complex items;
  • Review and import project financial data into ORACLE;
  • Produce monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual financial reports to the Project Manager and Freshwater Lead;
  • Record daily transactions, prepare the interco AR-AP invoice and billings and prepare calls for funds according to project donors’ requirements;
  • Ensure proper filling of all original finance related documents at field office and regularly upload them into the online monitoring system assigned as may be necessary;
  • All others in fulfilling the departmental functions especially in peak reporting seasons and tight deadlines.

 

Qualifications required

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting, Business Management, Business Administration, or in relevant fields;
  • At least 3 years of working experience in finance and accounting administration, particularly in budgeting, with international NGOs is desirable;
  • Proficiency in accounting software (Oracle) is preferred.
  • Demonstrate good command in English both written and verbal communication.

 

 

Other qualification required

  • Thorough understanding of local finance and accounting systems and laws and regulations;
  • Basic knowledge of international finance and accounting standards;
  • Advanced or excellent proficiency in MS Excel functions.
  • Good understanding of finance and accounting practices in INGOs in Laos.
  • Adhere to WWF’s values: Courage, Collaboration, Respect, and Integrity.

 

WWF-Laos can offer you:

Contract duration: this position can be full time or part time depending on available funds, initial 1 year with possible extension with industry leading benefit and salary package and ample opportunity for professional development. For more information on our work in Laos, please visit: http://www.wwf.org.la

How to apply:

Interested candidate please fill out this application form by this link:

>>  Application for Employment, WWF-Laos  <<

Kindly upload your CV and cover letter in English in word/pdf format and submit them through the system only.

Note: Kindly use Gmail to apply and answer all required questions in the form until you click on the submit button.

*This online form will be require a CV and cover letter upload, Please rename your file as per your interested position followed by your name.

(example: position_Aa ABC_CV and position_Aa ABC_Cover letter)

 

Deadline for applications:  14th July 2024

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

WWF does not charge or accept a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.  

We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.