Finance Officer

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 in Vietnam (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; Child rights agenda, including Civil society development, Economic opportunities, Child poverty Research, and Advocacy for child-friendly development policy and practice.

Vacancy: Finance Officer
Based in Da Nang

They are looking for a Vietnamese national for the position of Finance Officer. The successful candidate will be based in Da Nang with frequent travel to the project sites.

Main Responsibilities
The finance officer will work in collaboration with and under supervision of the Finance Director (FD), 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. Provide the support to budget holders to enable them to manage their budgets effectively. Directly manage small scale grants and support monitoring of partners.

Key Competencies 
- University degree – Finance and Accounting
- 5 years of working experience for an NGO or a foreign company
- Good spoken and written English  skills
- Good command of computer software: Microsoft office and accounting software (SUN/AGRESSO) is an advantage.
- Arrange payments and bank transactions
- Cash management control
- Experience in budgeting and monitoring
- Good training skills
- Ability to work independently, as well as in a team
- Good time management skill
- Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.

The full job description is attached

Please send CV and a covering letter addressing the list of competencies to:  HR section, Save the Children - SAVICO Building – 66 Vo Van Tan - Danang
or by Email: [email protected]  and [email protected]

The SCiV application form is available at the website:

The closing date for application is 5 pm on July 3, 2011.  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. Their selection processes reflect their commitment to the protection of children from abuse, and their people are as diverse as the challenge they face. They 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
Da Nang city
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2011-07-03