Project Accountant


SOCODEVI, the Société de coopération pour le développement international, is a network of cooperatives and mutuals that share technical expertise and know-how with partners in developing countries in order to create, protect and distribute wealth. SOCODEVI is a Canadian not-for-profit corporation for international development established in Vietnam since 2002.

The Vietnam Cooperative Development Project is a newly Project managed by SOCODEVI and financed by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) of Canada. The main goal of the Project is to support the transformation of the Vietnamese Cooperative sector in order to improve its competitiveness and contribution to sustainable and equitable economic growth and to household-level livelihood conditions.

WORKING PLACE: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

DURATION: As on May 2015, project duration is of 5 years


Under the supervision of the Administrative and Financial Officer performs professional accounting work including the bookkeeping, examination, analysis, maintenance, reconciliation, and verification of financial records; develops and implements accounting systems; and performs related duties as required. In the accomplishment of his/her job the Project Accountant will look at the enforcement of the policies and procedures adopted. He/she will propose procedures modifications in order to facilitate and enhance the reliability and quality of financial report. He/she look at delivering and submitting monthly financial report to the Administrative and Financial Officer according to the laid down deadline.


1.Implements SOCODEVI’s accounting system and procedures in collaboration with SOCODEVI headquarters’ staff and the Administrative and Financial Officer.
2.Uses established guidelines and contracts to analyze and evaluate expenditures and determine the maximum allowable disbursement according to the budget.
3.Carry out the bookkeeping and prepare all documents needed for the delivering of the monthly financial report
4.Makes sure that the Project has sufficient funds to operate and prepare the treasury forecast.
5.Manages the petty cash.
6.Supervises and controls on a monthly basis accounting operations and expenses done by the project’s provincial offices
7.Reviews and analyzes grants, contracts, and proposals for soundness and adherence to the administrative procedures.
8.Prepares a variety of detailed accounting, statistical, and narrative financial statements or reports requiring analysis and interpretation; and works closely with SOCODEVI head office.


  • Bachelor degree in accountancy;
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in accounting, experience in international project accounting will be an asset
  • Experience in budgeting
  • Good knowledge and skills of national laws and regulations regarding labor, tax and others
  • Good knowledge and skills of accounting software, knowledge of ACCPAC will be an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent knowledge and skills in English communication and writing.

Please send your application (letter of interest and resume) to the following email address: [email protected]  by March 23, 2015.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2015-03-23