Chemonics International seeks applications for a long term, full time Bookkeeper for the USAID-funded Vietnam Strengthening Provincial Capacity (SPC) program. SPC is a four-year program aimed at improving the efficacy and sustainability of economic reform-oriented provincial capacity building services. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

1. Purpose

The Bookkeeper assists the Operations and Finance Director in all aspects of the project accounting and financial management. S/he oversees the processing of accounting transactions according to the general principles of accounting and adheres to home office field accounting manual procedures. S/he must also follow USAID and Chemonics policies, procedures, and regulations.

2. Illustrative Duties

  • Review payments to ensure that all supporting documentation and approvals are accurate
  • Review copies of all receipts for expenses submitted to the Project
  • Facilitate provision of information and documentation during audits
  • Review expense reports
  • Enter accounting transactions into accounting software; provide a primary review of transactions as required
  • Review procurement transactions to ensure that all supporting documentation and approvals are accurate
  • Contribute to bank reconciliation process as a primary reviewer
  • Ensure the maintenance of proper accounting documentation
  • Oversee processing of payroll each month and prepare salary receipt/payroll forms, as well as withholdings and employer contributions
  • Review all coding sheets before they are sent to the Operations and Finance Director & Chief of Party for approval
  • Examine monthly wire transfer requests through a thorough analysis of projected project expenditures
  • Support the Operations and Finance Director in subcontractor management by reviewing and monitoring monthly subcontractor invoices
  • Ensure all transactions are in compliance with USAID rules and regulations.
  • Support the Operations and Finance Director as a liaison to other administrative and technical components to manage project financial budgeting and expenditure progress
  • Conduct pre-award surveys to verify financial capability of local organizations prior to award
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Operations and Finance Director to achieve the Project’s goals and objectives

3. Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Vietnamese financial regulations
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in accounting/financial management, preferably with USAID or donor-funded projects
  • University degree or higher in a relevant field required
  • Computer literacy in word processing, spreadsheets and preparation of graphs, tables, charts with Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Professional level in English and Vietnamese

Application Instructions:

Please apply at the below link by 11:59pm on June 21, 2019. Please attach a copy of your resume and cover letter as instructed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted regarding the next stages of the process.

Link to Application Form

Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, gen etic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Chemonics International
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2019-06-21