[DevJobsIndo] (REVISED) Vacancy RTI International – Regional Finance Manager


RTI
International is one of the world’s leading research institutes, dedicated to
improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of
more than 2,700 provides research and technical services to governments and
businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and
pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced
technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and
the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.

 

RTI
International – Asia Regional Office is seeking for highly qualified candidates
to fill the
Regional Finance Manager
position.
Details of the position can be found below.

 

Job
Summary:

Under
the authority of the Regional Finance Director, the Regional Finance Manager
will be responsible for RTI accounting and financial management for projects in
the Asia Region, ensuring that national legislation is adhered to, and that
country specific standards are applied in ensuring efficient use of resources.
The Regional Finance Manager will be responsible to train and support project
based Finance Managers on relevant subject matter including but not limited to
QuickBooks, Finance and Operations Manuals, Finance and Accounting Policies and
Procedures, Payroll Set Up, Timesheets and Global Monthly closing process. The
Regional Finance Manager is responsible to guide project based Finance Managers
in ensuring RTI office procedures and segregation of duties are in place in
accordance with RTI policies and appropriate internal controls. The Regional
Finance Manager will regularly assist the Regional Finance Director to review
the financial system to identify aspects that can be improved.

 

Essential
Duties:

·        
Training
and on-boarding project based Finance Managers and focus on the technical
finance and accounting aspects of their role. Training will include but not
limited to:

o   
QuickBooks
o   
Finance
and Operations Manual

o   
Payroll
setup

o   
Timesheet

o   
Segregation
of Duties

o   
Banking

and Cash Management


o   
Project
Funding Request

o   
A/R
and A/P advance management

·        
Support
Internal and External audit in the project.

·        
Be
a resource for temporary assignments to projects:

o   
Filling
in as Project Finance Manager when there’s a gap position

o   
Project

Startup and Close Out


o   
Training
and Coaching

·        
Provide
direct financial management support for small project which has no finance
staff.

·        
Prepare
reports as requested by Management, RTI Home Office and RTI Asia Regional
Office.

·        
Accountancy

o   
Supervise
accountancy procedures: recording of transactions, filing of documents,
allocation of expenses, vouchers registration, balance checking, etc.

o   
Verify
monthly accounts from each field office in the region- Manage the presentation,
circulation, filing and archiving of accounting and financial documents as
directed by the regional finance control.

o   
Prepare
monthly and quarterly reconciliations.

o   
Monitor
and support Month-End close process

·        
Treasury

o   
Oversee
the management of bank accounts: follow transfers, check balances, check
authorized expenses and online transactions

o   
Supervise
the management of cash: available amount, balance checks, security instructions

·        
Commitment
of expenditure:

o   
Set
up and formalize procedures for the commitment of expenditure, conform to
Standard Operating procedures (SOP) procurement guidelines – Ensure that
procedures are adhered to in terms of contracts and payments;

o   
Ensure
that proofs of purchase and supporting documentation are valid (contracts,
orders, bills, invoices, delivery receipts etc.)

·        
Team
leadership

o   
Ongoing
support of project-based Finance Managers after their initial training.

o   
Ensure
capacity building for finance team members in order to increase the level of
technical ability and skills

·        
Internal
Procedures and Information Flows

o   
Develop
relevant management procedures within country teams

o   
Improve
information flows within the department and with other departments and projects

·        
Any
other duties as assigned by the supervisor in alignment with his/her
professional standard.

 

Required
Qualifications:

·        
Master’s
degree and 6 years of experience or Bachelor’s Degree and 10 years of
experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

·        
An
understanding of and commitment to RTI’s mission and values

·        
Demonstrated
attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work
independently and cooperatively with team members.

·        
Strong
oral/written communication skills and ability to communicate at multiple levels
in the organization

·        
Excellent
financial and analytical skills and e
xperience in managing project/accounting/financial
management.

·        
Excellent
communication and drafting skills for effective reporting on program financial
performance

·        
Ability
to monitor and evaluate financial and monitoring skills of communities through
capacity-building efforts

·        
Familiarity
with the aid system, and understanding of donor and governmental requirements

·        
Advanced
proficiency in English language. 

·        
Strong
presentation and facilitation skills

·        
Ability
to build effective relationships with all clients, peers, and stakeholders

·        
Ability
to work hands-on, independently, and within team.

·        
Culturally
astute, respectful and tolerant

·        
Physically
healthy to perform the duties required.

·        
Demonstrated
success managing and leading technical and administrative teams;

·        
Strong
computer skills including Microsoft Office Applications and
internet
banking. Experience with QuickBooks will be an advantage.

·        
High standard of personal and professional
integrity.

·        
Experience
in general business administration and financial management

·        
Willingness
to travel frequently to the field offices.

·        
Have knowledge in accounting, finance, taxes, and
administration. Experience in auditing will be preferable.

·        
Experience designing, modifying and implementing
trainings to staff of all levels.

·        
Able to work under pressure and tight deadlines

·        
Ability
to travel 30-40%

 

Interested
candidates should send the following documentations: Application letter and CV
with 3 referees. Please indicate the position you are applying for in the email
subject, and submit the application by
16
November 2015
to [email protected].

 

RTI values equal employment opportunities.
Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be
contacted.

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