Build Change Vacancy – Finance Manager



Industry:              Non-profit/International

Function:             Finance

Employer:           Build Change

Job Title:              Director of Finance and Administration

Job Location:      Padang, West
Sumatera  – Indonesia

Start Date:          Immediate

Salary:                   Commensurate with experience


Organization Description

Founded in 2004, Build Change (  is a non‐profit
social enterprise whose mission is to save lives in earthquakes and hurricanes.
Build Change designs safe buildings, trains homeowners, builders, engineers and
government officials to build them, works with governments to develop and

implement building standards, partners with the private sector to improve
building materials quality and create jobs, and facilitates access to
incentive-based capital for reconstruction and retrofitting by partnering with
financing institutions and government subsidy programs. Build Change started

its work in Aceh, Indonesia, after the 2004 earthquake and tsunami, and since
has expanded to include programs in China, Haiti, Colombia and the Philippines.
Build Change has trained more than 20,000 people on earthquake-resistant design
and construction techniques, and has provided technical assistance for more
than 40,000 safer homes, impacting an estimated 200,000 people.


Finance Manager – Indonesia


The Finance Manager will have responsibility for financial
and administrative aspects of the Indonesia country office’s projects and
operation, including budget development and monitoring, agreement monitoring
and compliance,
procurement, and human resources. The Finance
Manager will
establish and maintain sound financial and
administrative management practices, including reviews of the financial reports provided by projects.

This position reports to Director of
Finance and Administration.



  • Open bank accounts and represent Build
    Change in solicitation of services and resolution of problems with
    financial institutions
  • Prepare and track bank transfers for
    payroll and vendor payments
  • Responsible for form and payment salary,
    including payroll slip and payroll register
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation and
    end of month report using Quickbooks
  • Prepare and file vouchers with complete
  • Track budgets and prepare cash flow
  • Implement Build Change’s audit compliant
    procurement process, including reviewing Purchase Requests submitted by
    Office Manager
  • Ensure internal control procedures are
    followed for all cash disbursements, receipts, and transfers
  • Ensure compliance with national tax and
    labor regulations
  • Review request for payments submitted by
    Program staff to ensure proper account codes are used, check supporting
    documentation is complete, check funds are available
  • Provide training to all staff to ensure
    proper procedures are followed
  • Review Purchase Requests submitted by
    Procurement staff and Program division to ensure compliance with
    Procurement and finance procedures
  • Manage the Weekly and Monthly Budget
    Reports to the Director of Administration and Finance
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities
    related to financial matters as requested by the Director of
    Administration and Finance

 Human Resources:

  • Ensure that the recruitment process is
    properly managed
  • Supervise maintenance of personnel files
    and attendance records of all staff
  • Supervise the preparation of monthly payroll
    for national staff and ensure accuracy
  • Review and assess staff training and
    development needs and suggest possible improvement areas 
  • Update and disseminate Build Change
  • Schedule and facilitate Performance

 Logistic and administration :

  • Ensure that logistic procedure are
  • Ensure that logistic needs are covered to
    support efficiently the project
  • Implement Build Change’s procurement
  • Supervise the update assets for all
  • Supervise the update warehouse and stock
  • Manage to find and negotiate leases for
    new offices
  • Manage operations of Build Change’s West
    Sumatra main office in Padang and field offices
  • Develop a security plan for Build Change
    office and staff housing
  • Implement Standard Operating Procedures,
    Emergency Plan and Tsunami and Evacuation Plan
  • Ensure Build Change registrations are up
    to date.


Bachelor’s degree in
accounting and finance

Minimum of 4 – 5
years of professional experience in accounting or financial management

Fluency in Bahasa
Indonesian (required) and English (minimum level 3 required).

Basic knowledge of MS
Office applications (Excel is mandatory, Quickbooks is a plus).

–       No ego, drama, or pessimism; the
successful candidate will be flexible, humble, patient, and have a good sense
of humor. 


Applications :

apply, please send CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for the
position to [email protected] no later than 10th July 2016. No phone calls please.

candidates will be interviewed as soon as possible and vacancy will remain open
until position is filled. (Only short-listed candidates
will be notified)
We look forward to hearing from those who are interested in taking this
opportunity to grow and develop with us.
Human Resources Department
Build Change Indonesia

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