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Accounting Officer
(LINKAGES, Indonesia)
 
About FHI 360
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Accounting Officer, LINKAGES based in Jakarta, Indonesia.
 
PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The USAID-funded project, Linkages Across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV (LINKAGES), under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program is implemented by FHI 360 in partnership with Pact, IntraHealth International and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and conducts a range of activities to reduce HIV transmission among key populations (KP) — sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender persons and people who inject drugs — and improve their enrollment and retention in care and treatment across the HIV cascade. LINKAGES will accelerate the ability of governments, key population leaders, organizations working with key populations, and private-sector providers to plan and implement services that reduce HIV transmission among key populations and their sexual partners and extend the lives of those already living with HIV.

The key elements of the FHI 360-led team’s strategic and technical approach are:
  • Identifying key populations and locales and comprehensively assessing risk,
  • Diagnosing “leaks” and revealing access barriers within the HIV services cascade,
  • Scaling up “what works” while innovating to ensure the most strategic use of resources and access to newly emerging technologies,
  • Addressing structural barriers and transforming local KP organizations,
  • Ensuring interventions are sustainable over the long term, and
  • Supporting the mainstreaming of human rights, gender and competency and capacity development.
JOB SUMMARY:
The LINKAGES Accounting Officer will assume primary responsibilities for performing diversified accounts payable functions following standard procedures to ensure accurate scheduled flow of all expenditures, related reports and audit documentation for the project. This position will work with the Senior Finance and Grants Officer in determining the cost per key population intervention such as outreach, care, testing and counseling and treatment.  This Officer will work with LINKAGES HQ on the development of sub-awards with local partners conducting pre-award assessments and assist to monitor the financial aspects of grant agreements to ensure compliance to PEPFAR and USAID rules and regulations.

The position will be based in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Suitably qualified candidates openly living with HIV and/or who are representative of the key populations affected by HIV are also actively encouraged to apply.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Review and analyze pending expenditures for appropriate action and determine propriety and accuracy of all expenditures per FHI 360 standard operating procedures. 
  • Assist in conducting the financial aspects of pre-award assessments with implementing partners and follow-up with payments and reporting.
  • Work with LINKAGES (APRO and HQ) and PEPFAR expenditures reporting and cost analyses.
  • Work with LINKAGES (APRO and HQ) on sub-award documentation.   
  • Assist in developing and reviewing LINKAGES project budgets.
  • Maintain software for providing documentation for accounting transactions, enter all transactions and resolve any discrepancies or clarification for accounting records.
  • Provides capacity building support to civil society implementing partners on sub-award financial reporting and USAID and PEPFAR compliance.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Ability to manage and complete numerous tasks with a high degree of organization. 
  • Experience working on USAID projects on financial reporting and compliance for HIV or other health-related activities.
  • Experience of proactively identifying risk, addressing issues and appropriately communicating these to the project staff and USAID as needed.
  • Ability to meet deadlines with strong attention to consistency, detail, and quality.
  • Ability to travel within country or region and internationally if needed.
Minimum Requirements:
Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • At least 5 years relevant experience in non-governmental accounts and financial management.
  • Prior work experience on USAID funded programs with USAID PEPFAR funded programs.
  • Working knowledge of accounting software.
  • Good communication skills and good command in written and spoken Bahasa Indonesian and English.
  • Experience with U.S. government rules and regulations and experience working in an international NGO/PVO environment.
  • Previous experience in Indonesia.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
 
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Interested candidates, please send cover letter and cv to Mega Lisna:  Mlisna@fhi360.org.
 
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.