VACANT POSITION: ACCOUNTING OFFICER OF THE ASEAN FOUNDATION

Deadline:
16 May 2016

BACKGROUND
The ASEAN Foundation (AF) was established in
December 1997 by ASEAN Foreign Ministers in fulfilment of the decision of the
ASEAN Leaders. It is a non-profit ASEAN body under the ASEAN Charter and is
mandated to promote greater awareness of ASEAN and greater interaction among
the peoples of ASEAN, as well as their wider participation in ASEAN activities.
 
JUSTIFICATION
The ASEAN Foundation requires a temporary
accounting officer to work in the Finance and Administration Unit of the ASEAN
Foundation. This is to ensure that the general accounting tasks of the
organisation is not interrupted and financial reporting of the organisation is
not delayed further.
 
GENERAL OBJECTIVE:
The temporary accounting officer will be
supervised by the Head of Finance and Administration and will work
collaboratively with the Finance Officer and programme staff. The temporary
accounting officer is expected to perform general accounting duties as well as
to provide support to the Finance Officer in grant management and the Secretary
with regards to procurement matters.
 
TASKS INVOLVED
Finance and Accounting
·      General accounting tasks, including reconciling and maintaining balance
sheet accounts and general ledger operations, preparing journal entries,
preparing monthly closing and financial reports, preparing account/bank
reconciliations
·     Ensure all expenses are within assigned project budget and verify the
completeness of all required supporting documentation for all payments voucher
·        
Ensure account receivables and payables activities are performed
accurately and timely
·        
Settle amounts due, or recover outstanding receivables
·        
Ensure account receivables and payables activities are performed
accurately and timely
·        
Settle amounts due, or recover outstanding receivable
·        
Ensure timely and accurate monthly and year end closure of accounts,
including bank reconciliation, and submit reports to the Executive Director as
per prescribed deadlines
·      Ensure all expenses are within assigned project budget and verify the
completeness of all required supporting documentation for all payments
vouchers;
·        
Ensure financial data on the accounting software, Quickbooks 2015 is
updated
 
Grant Management
·        
Assist the Financial Officer in reviewing budget proposals of grantees
and sub-contractors, if relevant
 
Administrative
·        
Ensure proper and complete documentation and filing for easy retrieval
of all accounting related documents;
·        
Track benefit accumulation for the foundation staff and produce monthly
summary;
·      In collaboration with the Secretary, implement the ASEAN Foundation’s
procurement of goods and services in accordance with the prevailing policies
and procedures, obtain written requests for quotations, tracking items ordered,
and maintain fixed asset/inventory control and contract tracking system; and
·        
Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director and the
Direct Supervisor.
 
EXPECTED RESULTS
Finance and Accounting
·        
Monthly financial reports to available on the 7th day of the month
·        
Financial Data on Quickbooks 2015 updated and on track
·        
Year-end Closure of Accounts available for 2015 external auditing
Grant Management
·        
Inputs to budget proposals of grantees and sub-contracted incorporated
by the respective parties
Administrative
·        
Documentation and filing of accounting related documents are up to date
·        
Monthly summary of benefit accumulation for the foundation staff
·        
Updated fixed asset/inventory control and contract tracking system
 
QUALIFICATIONS AND
SKILLS

Essential
·        
Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business
Administration, Management with at least 5 years of relevant experience in an
international not for profit organisation or a donor agency
·        
Knowledge and hands on experience with Quickbook Accounting Software
·        
Proficient in Microsoft Excel
·        
Fluency in oral and written English and Bahasa Indonesia
Personal Qualities
·      Flexible, creative, responsive, able to take initiative, reliable, able
to follow through on tasks, able to work within systems and procedures, open to
learning, able to work effectively in a small team environment involving the
sharing of information and at times sharing workloads;
·        
High level attention to detail and accuracy;
·        
Able to analyze and integrate potentially conflicting numerical, verbal
and other data from a number of sources;
·        
Willing to demonstrate, apply and share expert technical knowledge
across the organization;
·        
Able to work independently and multi-task and meet deadlines.
 
THE CONDITION:
The successful candidate shall be offered
the post for a period of six months
 
APPLICATION PROCESS
Please send your application letter
indicating the applied position Temporary Accounting Officer, curriculum vitae and expected salary/monthly lump sum no later than 16
May 2016
to: [email protected]
 
Only selected candidates will be notified
 

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