Food for the Hungry Job Vacancy: Accounting Officer - Medan, North Sumatra

Report to (Supervisor): Finance & Administration Director
Location: Medan
Terms of Contract: This is a long term position. However, initial contract will be Fixed Term, 1 (one) year, with possible extension upon satisfactory performance 

Objective of the position :
Responsible for providing assistance to Finance & Administration Director in financial and accounting process, e.g. prepare Monthly & Annual Financial Reports; ensure all financial reports in line with Indonesian Financial Accounting Standards (IFAS), Generally Accepted Accounting Principle (GAAP), FH financial policies and procedures, donor requirements, partner requirements, and all other applicable laws, rules and guidelines; ensure tax compliance; assist the audit (local & international); and including budgeting, tax report, asset management, etc.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities :
  1. 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
  2. Enters all financial transactions in the accounting system in accordance with the accounting standards
  3. Ensure timely and accurate monthly and year end closure of accounts, including bank reconciliation,
  4. Ensure account receivables and payables activities are performed accurately and timely
  5. Maintains supporting documentation for all transaction
  6. Ensure availability of transaction document such as invoice, assignment letter, accounting forms, etc
  7. Make good documentation of finance documents, including copy, scan and filing system regularly
  8. Prepare tax report and tax payment accurately, in timely manner and in accordance with tax regulations.
  9. Maintain the fixed asset (list/register) and depreciation schedules
  10. Assist on regular check physically for updating asset list
  11. In-coordination with Finance & Administration Officer for monitoring Advance Register, daily cash position and petty cash transaction
  12. Assist on annual budget process
  13. Preparation and coordination of audit process.
  14. Other finance & accounting responsible as per requested by supervisor
Minimum Required :     
a. Education/Experience:
  1. Bachelor Degree in Accounting
  2. At least 3 years experiences in similar position in NGO or private of development
  3. Combination of commercial and not-for-profit financial accounting experience highly preferred
b. Knowledge/Skill/Abilities:
  1. Knowledge of Indonesian Financial Accounting Standards (IFAS), Generally Accepted Accounting Principle (GAAP), Tax, and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  2. Good knowledge in preparation and calculation of Taxes
  3. Fluency in English, written and oral
  4. Strong computer skills in Microsoft office, especially MS Excel & MS Word
  5. Good knowledge and familiar with accounting software; Sun System Accounting Software highly preferred
  6. Ability to work effectively in an atmosphere of multiple projects, shifting priorities, and deadline
  7. Good analytical skills & excellent personal and interpersonal skills, honesty, good self-confidence, independence and consistence
  8. Ability to perform to a high level under limited supervision
  9. Accuracy, attention to detail and number
  10. Could work well under pressure and independently in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  11. Fast learner and ability to work independently and in a team
c. Desirable
  1. Previous audit experience from reputable audit firm(s);
  2. Brevet A and Brevet B certified
How To Apply :
Please send your application, updated CV, recent photograph, salary expectation and three latest references (max300kb) to : recruitment-ina@fh.org
no later than February 12th, 2016. Please puttitle/positionas email subject (e.g “Livelihood Officer), and please put your name after CV and/or cover letter title (e.g. CV-John. Johnson Cover letter-John. Johnson).