Rainforest Alliance Job Vacancy: Senior Accountant, Asia - Denpasar, Bali

The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization working to build a future in which nature is protected and biodiversity flourishes, where farmers, workers, and communities prosper, and where sustainable land use and responsible business practices are the norm. We envision a world where people and nature thrive in harmony.

In January 2018, the Rainforest Alliance merged with UTZ, a global program and label for sustainable farming.

Location: Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
Unit-SubUnit: Finance & Administration - Accounting
Reports to: Indonesia Country Lead as solid line supervisor and Director of Accounting as dotted line supervisor
Status: Permanent, Full Time

Position summary:
The Senior Accountant is a key member of the Indonesia Field Office Administration team. Working closely with Finance & Accounting teams, the Global Accounting Director, the Deputy Accounting Director, s/he will work to ensure the integrity of Rainforest Alliance’s financial operations in the Indonesia office and the Asia Pacific region.

Accounting Responsibilities:
  • In collaboration with NY Accounts Receivable, work to ensure invoices are submitted to clients in a timely manner, subsequent payments are received and recorded accordingly, and any necessary follow-up actions are taken to ensure timely, accurate payments;
  • Implement and monitor internal controls in accordance with HQ F&A, local policies and best practices; and provide related training;
  • Monitor office cash flow and coordinate with program personnel (administrators of programs and projects) to prepare monthly estimates of cash flow;
  • Maintain local accounting system (MYOB) and prepare/post journal entries; 
  • Maintain and secure accounting and payroll records;
  • Ensure correct coding and recording of information;
  • Responsible for reviewing and approving as appropriate: travel expense reports, invoices, payments, advances, and receivables; review and post journal entries;
  • Review and submit the monthly field office accounting report (FOAR) or Dynamics reports in a timely manner for consolidation of financial records for the whole RA. The senior accountant is responsible for Indonesia part of consolidated records and financials.
  • Provide information as needed for Rainforest Alliance company audits as needed; 
  • Provide support/coordinate the preparation of project specific audits;
  • Other duties as assigned.  
Tax Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure/support finance-related compliance including coordinating with external accountants and auditors as needed to prepare and present the reports required by various government entities, in close coordination with HQ F&A; 
  • In coordination with HQ, and the local Human Resources Representative, process monthly payroll (through ADP Streamline);
  • Prepare/review required payroll-related government reporting; file and submit payments on a timely basis; 
  • In coordination with the Human Resources Representative, ensure payroll-related labor law compliance; 
  • Adhere to government, local tax laws and HQ-New York accounting and legal requirements;
  • Prepare/assist in preparation of financial reports for a variety of internal and external purposes including local accounting reports, requests for reimbursement to donors, reports for HQ F&A;
  • Performing annual tax report;
  • Other duties as assigned.  
Supervisory Responsibilities:
This position may oversee staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

  • Attention to detail: able to process detailed information on payroll and benefit numbers and data effectively and consistently; 
  • Integrity: adherence to the auditing standards, values and rules of conduct associated with finance related position. Being incorruptible;
  • Learning ability: able to absorb new information on local regulation on taxes or other things related with his/her own work and to put it into practice effectively;
  • Managing and planning: able to manage or plan the financial support for local office. 
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent in Accounting or Finance;
  • 5-7 years relevant experience, non-profit sector experience a plus;
  • Demonstrated proficiency with previous accounting system software and Excel (such as pivot tables, V- lookups, formatting) preferable;
  • Detail, deadline and solution-oriented;
  • Solid knowledge of Indonesia tax (brevet certified is preferred);
  • Experience in tax auditing a plus;
  • Strong analytical and technical skills;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills;
  • Written and verbal proficiency in English; 
  • Willingness to travel domestically between local offices; 
  • Experience in a global work environment and/or international nonprofit organization preferred; and
  • Ability to multitask and work independently and cooperatively in a team environment with people from diverse backgrounds.
Only candidates authorized to work in Indonesia will be considered

Salary: Commensurate with experience. 

How to apply? 
Asia - Send resume, cover letter and salary history in one single document to Human Resources, Rainforest Alliance, E-mail: [email protected] If emailing, use the following format in the subject line: first name and last name, job title of position you are applying for. 

The Rainforest Alliance is an equal opportunity employer.