Temporary Accountant

The EU funded project “EU Business and Public Diplomacy and Outreach”, implemented by the German Political Foundation “Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung” (KAS), seeks to contract a temporary accountant for approximately 30 months full time position.

Functions and Duties:

  • Ensuring daily accountancy for project activities, bank and cash operations, budget overview
  • Maintaining account files and other financial files up-to-date and in a secure environment
  • Managing staff payments and fees for local short-term experts in accordance with legal and financial regulations, respecting all deadlines
  • Ensuring all revenues (VAT, mission costs etc.) are processed according to the financial regulations and respecting all deadlines.
  • Preparing monthly reports on project related administrative expenditure,
  • Preparing final financial reports requested by the EU Delegation to Vietnam;
  • Ensuring regular consultations with the KAS country office in Hanoi, the KAS Contract & Finance Department in Berlin/ Germany
  • Supporting Key Expert and project assistant in activity preparations



  • Qualification in Accounting & Business Administration


  • Minimum 2 years experience in relevant field.
  • Previous experience in EU project procedures is an advantage.


  • Accountancy, administration and management
  • Local Legislation – particularly concerning taxation and assets
  • Excellent computer literacy in key software packages (e.g. Excel)


  • Excellent knowledge of English and Vietnamese languages; additional knowledge of German would an advantage
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills in English and Vietnamese
  • Excellent ability to understand and contribute to effective and efficient project administration.
  • Excellent Capacity to focus on priorities and to organize work and to deliver on time.
  • Very good problem-solving skills and ability to produce high-quality results within tight deadlines.
  • Very good commitment to assure quality and accuracy in performing technical and procedural duties.

The deadline for submission of applications is 30 May 2014. Application dossiers: (CV, copies of relevant diplomas/certificates, references and letter of motivation) should be hand delivered or sent by post to the Office of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung at the following address:

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V.
104 Xuan Dieu, Tay Ho, Hanoi

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. The indicative starting date is 15 June, 2013.  

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2014-05-30