WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND :
World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty.
World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met.
WVV has a total income of about USD20, 000,000 (FY2014) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia.
Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding and grants. WVV employs about 500 staff, of which 99.5% are Vietnamese nationals.
Yen Bai; Quang Tri / Dak Nong; Quang Nam / Da Nang and South. WVV’s ADPs focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty.
A uniqueness of WVV’s ADP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the ADP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis.
PURPOSE OF POSITION :
develop, define and implement financial policies in compliance with WVI financial policy & procedures; ensure effective resource acquisition and management, accounting and reporting, utilization & safeguarding of assets.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES : Role Dimension
Performance Review of direct reports is conducted
Coaching and Mentoring is provided to the team members for their career path.
A clear strategy on capacity building and training of the finance staff at NO and ADP level on technical issues and audit is developed and implemented.
Represent Finance at Senior Management Team meeting
Monthly report sent to all departments on expenses giving explanation.
The policies, standards, procedures stated in the Field Financial Manual (and Grant Manual until alternative arrangement for Grants is in place) are implemented in accordance to the Field reality.
NO budget, cash flow and project funding are effectively managed in cooperation with Operations Department; and see that low cash balance is held.
Accounting systems and data are maintained, and financial data is presented for both internal managerial purposes and external reporting requirements.
Create simple systems are in place so that information is readily accessible to managers regarding budgets, Grant(*) contracts and agreements.
Coordinate the audit and finalize the Field’s External Audit report.
Advice and support internal auditors of the Field to see the requirements are met as well as follow up on the internal audit report of NO.
JOB REQUIREMENTS : Knowledge, Skills, Abilities :
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities :
The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.)
Advanced degree in Finance and Accounting
Knowledge & Skills
In-depth working knowledge of accounting software packages, especially SunSystems, PMQ&A.
In-depth working knowledge of MS Excel. Knowledge of MS Office and Lotus Notes.
In-depth working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the WVI FFM.
Knowledge of WV operations and programming requirements.
Good working knowledge of grant accounting if program has grant funded projects.
Ability to review departmental performance against industry standards and benchmarks
Demonstrated ability to manage and Ability to lead with transparency and stay accountable.
Ability to work with and relate to national staff and expatriate staff from many countries.
At least ten years of financial management experience.
Experience within World Vision.
Working under time pressures for monthly financial reporting, Annual closing, budgeting, analysis and reporting etc.
Core Capabilities : Achieving Capabilities :
Achieving Capabilities :
Achieving quality results and service
Practicing accountability and integrity
Communicating information effectively
Self-Managing Capabilities :
Demonstrating Christ-centre life and work
Learning for growth and development
Maintaining work / life balance and effectiveness
Thinking Capabilities :
Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly
Understanding the Humanitarian Industry
Understanding World Vision’s mission and operations
Practicing innovation and creativity
Relational Capabilities :
Building collaborative relationships
Practicing gender and cultural diversity
Influencing individuals and groups
World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.
Our contact details are : People and Culture DepartmentWorld Vision International - VietnamAddress : 4th floor, the HEAC building, 14-
16 Ham Long street, HanoiTel : 024. 39439920 (ext.118)
We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.
A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.