Finance Officer

CBM invites well qualified Vietnamese candidates to apply for the position of Finance Officer based in Ha Noi, Viet Nam.  Please send letter of intent and resume (with names of three references) to [email protected] and [email protected] by September 14th, 2014. CBM welcomes and strongly encourages applications from persons with disabilities and women.

CBM is an International Development Organisation with expertise in Disability and Inclusive Development and works through government and non-governmental partners for the empowerment and full inclusion of persons with disability.  CBM commenced its mission in Viet Nam in 1982.  Project support is provided in three main areas: prevention of blindness/comprehensive eye care, community based rehabilitation (CBR) and inclusive education.

The key function of the CBM Finance Officer is to contribute to the general objective of CBM through proper implementation of the organisation’s financial resources and accounting, in compliance with CBM standard working procedures.

The position holder will report to the Country Representative of CBM Country Coordination Office in Viet Nam.

LOCATION: Hanoi, Viet Nam


Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of accounting and financial concepts, practices and procedures
  • Ability to effectively plan work, organise and manage resources
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Ability to work with Microsoft Office software applications
  • Ability to work with accounting software applications

Personal Qualities

  • Willing to occasionally travel
  • Flexible & resourceful
  • Ability to work under time pressure and meet deadlines
  • Confident in dealing with people from different backgrounds


  • Graduate of Bachelor of Science in Accounting or others from reputable university
  • At least three years’ experience in accounting and financial work

Learning and Education opportunities

  • New accounting/budget programmes and financial management


  • Perform day-to-day financial and accounting functions, monthly closing and reports including handle tasks related to financial and accounting cycle for Country Coordination Office in Vietnam.
  • Ensure project accounts and financial reports are in accordance with Vietnamese accounting standards and satisfy donor requirements.
  • Prepare financial checklists and alert the Country Representative (CR) of possible fraud or lack of accuracy in financial accounts submitted by partners.
  • Prepare and follow-up monthly office/project budget monitoring report.
  • Prepare annual office budget in consultation with Country Representative and assist programme team in the preparation of annual project budgets.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual financial reports for submission to CBM and donors as per requirement.
  • Prepare and register the computerised books of accounts at the Regional Office for audit at the end of each financial year.
  • Prepare documentation for local taxation.
  • Prepare payroll and staff benefits/insurance.
  • Carry out annual visits to project sites to support Program Officer and coaching partners on financial management as well as providing training to staff on finance issues when necessary
  • Carry out other tasks as may be required from time to time for the smooth running of the Country Coordination Office


CBM Country Coordination Office
Room 103, Block E4, Trung Tu Diplomatic Compound
No 6, Dang Van Ngu Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: +84462780073 • Fax: +84462780074 Website:

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Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2014-09-14