Vacancy at the AHA Centre - Finance Coordinator, Jakarta

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a regional-intergovernmental organisation founded in 1967, to promote peace and stability, sustain economic growth, shared prosperity and social progress. It comprises ten countries of Southeast Asia.

The ASEAN Leaders at their 19th ASEAN Summit on 17 November 2011 officially launched the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management, popularly referred to as the AHA Centre. The AHA Centre will facilitate co-operation and coordination among ASEAN Member States, and with relevant United Nations and international organisations in promoting regional collaboration in disaster management.

AHA Centre is looking for the best, most-talented and highly-motivated ASEAN individuals to work immediately as team members for the position of Finance Coordinator.

Position opens for ASEAN nationals.

This post will supervise Accounting Officer and Finance Assistant (Treasury).

Broad Statement of Function 
  • Responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the Finance & Accounting Unit, to ensure financial function is organised; projecting professional financial management and efficiency;  and produces complete and accurate financial and management accounts;
  • Responsible for monitoring and compliance for Financial Rules and Procedures as well as Accounting and Finance SOPs are being fully implemented;
  • Provide direct support to the Senior Managers on all matters of financial and project administration, which may include advice and recommendation on financial strategy for the organization;
  • Ensure effective use of resources across the programme which may include preparation of budgets, management of cash and bank books, development of timely management information and budget monitoring;
  • Responsible for development of internal & external financial reports and coordinate external and internal audits of the organization.
  • Minimum of Master’s Degree in one or more of the following disciplines: Accounting, Finance Management and/or relevant field, with a Bachelor Degree in Accounting; or possess professional degree equivalent to Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
  • At least seven (7) years of experience with proven track record and exposure to finance accounting, trust fund, project fund management and relevant programme coordination activities dealing with financial matters in various international organizations, related institutions and/or private sector;
  • At least five (5) years of experience of working in a managerial/supervisory position in finance with proven track in international organizations, related institutions and/or private sector;
  • Solid understanding of compliance procedures as a result of regulatory changes.
  • Proven knowledge of computerised systems and demonstrable experience of working with   computerised accounting packages and spread sheets, familiarity with SunSystem will be an advantage;
  • Experience in financial audit and knowledge in IPSAS will be an advantage;
  • Experience working in an emergency response operations in an international organisation and/or private sector, will be an advantage;
  • Preferably posses knowledge of financial laws and statutory requirements.
The successful candidate will commence her/his duties immediately and be contracted initially for 1 year with a possible extension. This post will be based at the AHA Centre, BPPT Building, Jakarta, Indonesia. 

The successful candidate will be offered with an attractive remuneration package that commensurate with his/her personal qualifications.

Please send your application to [email protected], highlighting your suitability and potential contribution to the position together with a detailed CV, certified true copies of educational certificates obtained, and completed Employment Application Form with recent photograph, which can be downloaded at HERE. Please ensure that the total size of your email including attachments is no more than 5 MB.

Please indicate the name of the position that you are applying for on the subject of your email. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Application papers should reach us by 10 August 2014.
The Selection Panel's decision is final and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.