USAID CEGAH Project Job Vacancy: Accountant, Jakarta - Indonesian

Project Summary:
USAID CEGAH, is a 5-year program dedicated towards strengthening Indonesia’s Community of Accountability. This includes components on rule of law strengthening, accountability and anti-corruption, public service integrity, access to information and civil society strengthening. The program, currently in its second year is looking for a Jakarta-based Accountant.
Position Summary
The Accountant is responsible for implementing all financial and accounting functions for the project ensuring that all transactions are properly processed, recorded, and reported on time. The Accountant is responsible for ensuring that financial transactions are in line with USAID regulations. S/he reports to the SIAP Finance and Administration Manager.
Scope of Work:
  • Implement day to day operation of USAID CEGAH’s accounting activities in Jakarta, including accounts payable, purchasing and accounts receivable by using QuickBooks accounting system;
  • Manage the USAID CEGAH project bank account: prepare currency conversions and prepare online payments for signature by authorized individuals, inform supervisor of impending low bank balance in advance;
  • Contributes to the overall performance of USAID CEGAH’s Finance and Operations by ensuring that USAID CEGAH’s policy is properly implemented and all transactions are properly processed, recorded and reported on time
  • Assists in preparation of review expense reports, bank reconciliations, petty cash reports, bank vouchers, and petty cash vouchers
  • Prepares vouchers for payments for vendors and consultants.  Maintains payment for approval
  • Assists Finance and Admin  Manager in procurement process and completion of the documents as required
  • Verifies vendor and local subcontractor invoices and makes sure that all supporting documents are received and correct
  • Assists in issuing and sending checks and wire requests to appropriate recipients
  • Maintains audit-ready finance/accounting filing system
  • Supports and prepares financial documents, including M&IE, logistics and transport payments for participants during and after workshops/seminars/trainings etc
  • Implement all financial aspects of the USAID CEGAH Jakarta office;
  • Prepare and submit timely and accurate MSI-SIAP monthly financial report to MSI headquarters;
  • Prepare and submit USAID CEGAH’s monthly/annual payroll tax payment and reporting to the GOI tax office in timely fashion;
  • Maintain financial records (receipt, voucher, invoice and etc.);
  • Process VAT Exemption for vendors.
General provisions and limitations:
  • All final decisions related to this Project are made by the COP and MSI/HQ responsible and authorized personnel.
  • Any communication with USAID is the authority of the COP and MSI/HQ responsible and authorized personnel.
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of professional experience in accounting or financial management
  • A good knowledge of the general accounting practices and procedures,  fund accounting bookkeeping and taxes
  • Familiarity with and awareness of the laws and regulations that apply to accounting functions to ensure compliance
  • Fluency in Bahasa Indonesian (required) and English (minimum level 3 required)
  • Basic knowledge of MS Office applications (Excel is mandatory, QuickBooks is a plus)
  • Knowledge of USAID policies and procedures is also a plus
Application should include a CV (including three references) and contact information by November 07, 2017 at the latest. Please send applications to  Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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