[DevJobsIndo] IFRC Vacancy – Project Finance Assistant

The International
Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ mission is to improve the
lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity.
It is the world’s
largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in
over 189 countries.
Find out more on: www.ifrc.org
The International
Federation-Indonesia Delegation is looking for candidate to be based in
Jakarta, Indonesia for the post of
Project Finance Assistant
(12 Months Fixed Term
contract – possible extension)
Responsibilities and key tasks:
The Project Finance Assistant (PFA) will carry out but not
limited to the following tasks:
Review Zurich project
financial report submitted by Palang Merah Indonesia (PMI), prepare journal and
submit to the budget holder for approval. He/she will thoroughly check all the
documents submitted, ensure that each transaction is supported with original
evidence of expenditure, ensure that each expenditure is within approved
budget, ensure that each transaction is properly authorised and approved as per
the PMI policy and procedures.
Ensure that each
transaction is coded correctly according to the IFRC Chart of Accounts and
given activity codes.
Contact and regularly
follow up with the PMI finance/program team for timely financial reporting.
Contact PMI finance
department if the finance report or a document is incomplete.
Provide onsite training and
support to district finance staffs if and when needed.
Update financial status of
the Zurich project every month (Transfer vs. expenditures, expenditures by each
cost centre, etc.)
Prepare monthly cash
forecast and submit to the finance department in time.
Support the project officer
and DRR delegate in any other administrative and logistical work. This may
involve travel arrangements, translation, etc. for the project team and
The PFA will also help
other project managers to review working advance reports and prepare journals
according to IFRC coding structure and formats. However, the ultimate
responsibility for approving/validating the report will lie with the concerned
budget holders, and the PFA will not be responsible for the authenticity of the
report in any way.
Qualification & Experience :
Professional /academic
qualification in finance or accounting.
2-3 years’ experience in

finance/accounting at the same level or higher in a reputed company or

Knowledge of community
based programming, disaster risk reduction, disaster preparedness, etc. is
Experience of working for
the Red Cross/Red Crescent is preferred.
Some experience in
translation/interpretation from Bahasa to English and vice versa is preferred
Experience working with
NGOs/INGOs in a multicultural environment is preferred
Advanced skills in
computers (Windows, spreadsheets, word processing and accounting packages)
Fluency in English and
Bahasa Indonesia (oral and written) is required
Please submit your application letter addressing the above
qualifications and experience with your curriculum vitae on 29th
November 2015
at the latest to :
Human Resources Department
Please indicate on the subject heading: Project Finance
Only short listed candidates will be notified.
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