Finance Expert

As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development-policy objectives. It provides viable, forward looking solutions for political, economic, ecological and social development in a globalised world. Working under difficult conditions, GTZ promotes complex reforms and change processes. Its corporate objective is to improve people’s living conditions on a sustainable basis. GTZ has operations in more than 120 countries worldwide. Since 1999 GTZ has maintained a representative office in Hanoi, which provides a full range of services to around 20 projects and programmes in the country.
The Forest Sector Support Partnership (FSSP) is a coordination body within Viet Nam’s forestry sector. FSSP enables Vietnamese and Foreign institutions active in the sector to exchange information and viewpoints, as well as coordinate their activities in line with the overall forestry strategy of 2006. In order to further improve its delivery function and ensure that sector relevant issues are financed in an efficient and transparent way, the FSSP has created the Trust Fund for Forest (TFF). GTZ, as a memer of the FSSP, is seeking one qualified and experienced Vietnamese national for the full- time position of:
Finance Expert
Duty station: Hanoi
The Finance expert is expected to work with the team leader and the assistant of the TFF

Main responsibilities:
1. Strategic Planning
- Acting as financial controller of the Fund
- Providing financial analysis on fund status;
2. Fund mobilisation and Donors’ relations
- Reviewing financial agreements;
- Double checking fund requests;
- Preparing financial documents for BoD meetings.
3. Capacity building and Development of Instruments
- Assisting to revise operational manual, regulations, PIM and cost norm;
- Proposing training plans for TFF;
- Coaching TFF MU and TFF projects in term of finance;
4. TFF portfolio management
- Reviewing grant agreements;
- Reviewing no-objection letters;
- Monitoring and supervising TFF projects in term of finance;
- Providing financial advices to TFF managers, Board of Director and TFF donors;
- Preparing audit ToR and assisting the selection of audit firm;
- Providing financial guidelines to TFF projects.
5. Operational Planning and Reporting
- Providing advices on TFF financial report format;
- Preparing financial analysis for financial reports;
- Preparing budget plan for loan projects;
- Reviewing TFF financial plan;
- Assisting the preparation of TFF Annual Work Plan;
6. Undertake ad hoc responsibilities when requested by the Director/Deputy Director/Technical  Advisor
Minimum qualifications:
- Post graduate degree in finance, accounting and/or business management or professional accountancy qualification
- At least 5 - 7 years’ professional experience in finance & accounting, with a strong emphasis in the development, management and monitoring of financial systems
- Knowledge and experience of ODA administration procedures
- Knowledge and experience of fiduciary management procedures
- Fluent written and spoken English and Vietnamese
- Strong communication and meeting facilitation skills, team work spirit, interpersonal and networking skills
- Ability to work independently and under high pressure to meet the deadlines;
- Be able to conduct frequent field visits; and
- Proficient in current office software applications.
Successful candidate will enjoy good working conditions in a friendly and creative working environment, a clear career path with opportunities for promotion, competitive benefits and compensation as well as excellent policies of training and development.
GTZ Office Hanoi
6th Floor Hanoi Towers, 49 Hai Ba Trung Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Attn.: HR Department ‘Application for Position of Finance Expert for TFF’
Email: [email protected]
Note: Please state “Application for Position“ Finance Expert for TFF ” in the subject line
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 2 weeks after the deadline. Tel contact is not encouraged

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2010-02-25