CARE is an international development organisation fighting global poverty with a special focus on working with women and girls to bring sustainable changes to their communities.
CARE aims to tackle the underlying causes of poverty and social injustice and to bring lasting change to the lives of poor and vulnerable people.
Founded in 1945, today CARE works in over 90 countries around the globe. CARE has been working with Cambodians since 1973, with an office in Phnom Penh since 1991.
Today, CARE focuses on empowering particularly marginalised and vulnerable women in Cambodia, including urban women who are marginalised by occupation, rural women who are denied multiple rights, and women and girls from ethnic minorities.
CARE is seeking a qualified national candidate to fill the position of Senior Finance Officer, based in Phnom Penh with occasional travel to the north eastern provinces.
Salary Range: $740 - $787
Your major responsibilities will be varied and will include:
Review payment vouchers and ensure that valid supporting documents related to all expenses including relevant taxes are included
Produce timely monthly internal or external financial reports for project managers as per donor contract or Individual Project Implementation Agreement (IPIA) schedule
Monitor all project Share Program Cost (SPC) and inform project managers of over and underspends
Twice weekly review Country and Field Office FINSUNs in Phnom Penh and upload to SUN ledger
Prepare timely fund transfer requests as per contract or IPIA payment schedule at least three weeks prior to deadline and submit to donor/CI member
Participate in internal and external audit of the Country Office’s books and accounting reports, projects and coordinate with grant/program staff and sub-grantee
Prepare all non-cash journal - accrual, prepayment, CARE Australia intra-company transactions and posted to the ledger
Support Deputy Finance Director with finance orientation and follow up financial training to all staff (including international), consultants, volunteers
Ensure systematic filing system for documents
Demonstrate an understanding of gender equality and women’s empowerment and a commitment to CARE’s approach and values including ethnic diversity and cultural sensitivity;
II- SELECTION CRITERIA:
Minimum Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Commerce or equivalent fields and/or minimum 3 years relevant work experience, preferably in accounting activities with an International Non-Government Organisation (INGO) and/or private company
Demonstrated experience in following standard policies, procedures and processes and ensure the implementation of basic standard transactions
Excellent analytical analysis skills – ability to analyse complex financial data and design and produce effective management information
Demonstrated good interpersonal skills, sound judgment, planning, problem solving and team building skills
Excellent communication skills in Khmer and very good oral and written English
Very Good in Microsoft Office with knowledge in Microsoft Word and Excel and intermediate numeric skills, knowledge of SUN accounting systems is preferable
III. HOW WE VALUE YOUR CONTRIBUTION:
An opportunity to work in a beautiful natural environment whilst learning and developing your career in international development
Remuneration Package: 13th month salary, Provident Fund, Seniority Indemnity, Medical Allowance, Phone Card Allowance, Accident and Health Scheme with National Social Security Fund, Group Personal Accident with private company, Surgical and Hospital Insurance with private company that also cover your dependents, Cost of Living Allowance, Annual Increment and Relocation Allowance.
Flexible Working Arrangement: In order to improve employee’s work-life balance, CARE Cambodia has developed a flexible working arrangement policy. This will assist CARE Cambodia employees to attend to his/her personal needs; allow for off-peak travel; and to have more flexibility for child care.
Leave: CARE Cambodia provides staff with paid time off from work for rest and personal time or for other reasons. All full time employees are entitled to 18 days of Annual Leave, 15 days of Sick Leave, 5 days of Special Leave, 3 months Maternity Leave/Adoption Leave, 7 days of Parental Leave/Adoption Leave, Nursing Leave and Study Leave.
Public Holiday: CARE Cambodia the mandated public holidays (22) based on the Prakas by the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training.
Time Off In Lieu: CARE Cambodia promotes a healthy work and life balance and does not encourage employees to work outside normal working hours. If those employees have to work during the weekend or public holidays due to requirements, he/she will be entitled to Time Off In Lieu.
Learning and Development: Continuous improvement through learning and development is a critical aspect of CARE Cambodia’s people focused agenda.
IV. APPLICATION INFORMATION:
Interested candidates are requested to submit a CARE application form along with CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, or at the CARE Country Office at 4th Floor, #216B, Preah Norodom Blvd, Sangkat Tonle Bassac, Khan Chamkarmorn, Phnom Penh. A detailed job description and application form is available on www.care-cambodia.org or www.bongthom.com. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a deadline of 15 January 2020. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Submitted documents will not be returned. In return for your commitment you will benefit from ongoing professional development and a comprehensive benefits package.
CARE is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply for all CARE Cambodia positions and will be strongly considered regardless of the requirements of the position.
CARE Cambodia is committed to protecting the rights of children. CARE Cambodia reserves the right to conduct screening procedures to ensure a child safe environment.
“Thanks for your interest in CARE! We are committed to each other and to the protection of the people we serve. We do not tolerate sexual misconduct within or external to our organisation and imbed child protection in all we do. Protection from sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse and child protection are fundamental to our relationships, including employment, and our recruitment practices are designed to ensure we only recruit people who are suitable to work with other staff and the people we serve. As well as pre-employment checks, we will use the recruitment and reference process to ensure potential new staff understand and are aligned with these expectations. To find out more, please contact the Senior Human Resources Manager.”