Finance Officer

The International Centre for Environment Management (ICEM) was established in 1999 to build the capacity of governments and communities to sustainably use natural resources and conserve the environment. ICEM’s work focuses on climate change, water resources and biodiversity conservation in the Asia-Pacific region, with particular emphasis on the countries of the Lower Mekong Basin. ICEM integrates environmental concerns with development through spatial planning, socio-economic analysis and environmental assessment tools. The Centre forges partnerships from a network of experts and organizations across the public and private sectors, both nationally and internationally, to address critical conservation and development issues.

ICEM is currently seeking a qualified candidate to fill the following position in ICEM’s Hanoi office:

Job Title: Finance Officer
Report to: Finance Manager
Duration: one year with possible extension
Expected starting date: 1st Apr 2013
Salary: Competitive package

Key responsibilities:
The ICEM Finance Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
- Process payments for ICEM staff, consultants and other concerned parties in compliance with ICEM policy and procedures, as well as donor rules and regulations
- Prepare journal entries to accurately and appropriately record income and expenses
- Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
- Track and report the financial income and expenditure of ICEM projects
- Maintain financial records in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
- Assist with periodical financial report to donors
- Assist with preparation and coordination of auditing processes
- Assist with implementation and maintenance of internal financial controls and procedures
- Support the preparation of ICEM’s annual balance/profit and loss sheet
- Assistance preparing a range of contracts (procurement, services, workshop, printing contracts, etc) in regard to the accuracy of figures, dates, delivery terms, payment terms and other information of the contracts)
- Other duties as defined by the ICEM Director of Operations and the ICEM Finance Manager.
- University degree in accounting & finance
- At least 5 years experience in a similar position within a foreign business
- Strong spoken and written English language skills
- Computer literate (Microsoft Word and Excel and accounting software)
- Good analytical skills and a results oriented work ethic; honest and accurate work practices; mature outlook and reliable character
- Ability to work independently and efficiently
- Ability to work closely with program staff, while ensuring the needs of the Finance
- Department are met in a timely fashion.
- Interested applicants should send a cover letter and CV with contact details of two references in writing or by e-mail to the address below before Thursday, 28 February 2013, if applying by e-mail the position applied for should be included in the subject line of the mail:
ICEM Vietnam Office
No. 6A, Lane 49 To Ngoc Van Street, Tay Ho District
Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: +84 4 3 823 9127
Email: [email protected]

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
ICEM Vietnam
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2013-02-28