Finance Assistant

Save the Children, the world’s largest independent organization for children, delivers immediate and lasting improvements to children’s lives all over the world.

Save the Children (SC) works to promote every child’s rights to survival, protection, participation and development as set forth in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.  The current programme focuses on the following core sectors: Health and Nutrition; HIV/AIDS prevention; Care and support; Education; Child protection; Child-focused emergency preparedness and response; Climate Change adaption Child rights agenda, including Civil society development, Economic opportunities, Child poverty Research, and Advocacy for child-friendly development policy and practice.

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for:
Vacancy: Finance Assistant
Based in Hanoi

Main Responsibilities: In collaboration with and under the supervision of the Senior Finance and Award Officer, to ensure that the financial policies and procedures, control and system are followed/ implemented properly in accordance with Save the Children, donor regulations and government laws as well.

Key Competencies:


  • University degree or qualification in relevant subject (business, economics, accountancy);
  • Minimum of associates degree in accounting, or significant accounting coursework;
  • Working experience with international organizations/ multinational national companies is preferred;
  • At least two-year working experience in an accounting role;
  • Teamwork oriented and willing to contribute at various levels;
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to complete a wide variety of tasks; and 
  • Proficiency in various Microsoft Office and accounting programs, and willingness/ability to learn new applications.


  • Good command of accounting software, (AGRESSO) is an advantage

Please send CV and a completed application form, contact of three referees and a covering letter in English addressing the list of competencies to: 4th Floor, Machinco Building, No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District Hanoi or by Email: [email protected]

The SC’s application form and full job description are available at the website:

The closing date for application is 5 pm 20th January 2017. Applications will be treated in confidence. Due to the volume of applications we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted and CVs cannot be returned.

Save the Children is an equal opportunities employer. Our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse, and our people are as diverse as the challenge we face.  We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, HIV/AIDS status, race, national origin, religion, or sexual orientation.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Save the Children (SC)
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2017-01-20