Head Office 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 (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: Head Office Finance Officer
Based in Hanoi

Main Responsibilities: In collaboration with and under supervision of the Finance Manager (FM)/Director of Finance and Support Service, 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 technical and back stopping support to Area Offices in order to enable them to manage their grants effectively. Directly manage small scale grants and support monitoring of partners. Participate in award management process.

Key Competencies:


  • University degree – Finance and Accounting
  • At least of 5 years of  relevant working experience  for a foreign company, preferably with an INGO
  • Good spoken and written English language skills
  • Good command of computer software: Microsoft Office and accounting software
  • Demonstrated experience in arranging payments and bank transactions
  • Demonstrated experience in cash management control, budgeting and monitoring
  • Good training skill
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team
  • Good time management skill
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, value


  • 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: http://savethechildrenvietnam.wordpress.com/vacancy

The closing date for application is 5 pm on 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