Friday, March 20, 2009



The Canadian Red Cross (CRC) is implementing a major community-based
reconstruction and rehabilitation program with the primary focus on shelter
construction project in Aceh Besar, Lamno, Calang and Nias for beneficiaries
affected by Tsunami of December 26, 2004 and earthquake of March 28, 2005.
We are also implementing Livelihood, Environmental Health and Disaster
Preparedness Management programs to help families and communities to improve
their quality of life. We are looking for qualified and committed
candidates to fill the following position on a fixed term contract basis.

Finance Manager (Ref Code: FM)

Based in Banda Aceh

Minimum Required Experience and Knowledge:

* Degree in business, commerce, accounting or a related field;
* Strong background in accounting and experience with staff
* Excellent communication skills in Bahasa Indonesia and English.
Fluency in Acehnese an asset;
* Ideally should have good attention to detail, analytical skill and
be responsible and accountable;
* Experience working with an international NGO or the Red Cross
is considered an asset.

Standard Function Description:

Under the supervision of the Finance and Administration Delegate, the
Finance Manager will be responsible for the daily operations of the finance
department. The Finance Manager's responsibilities include general
controllership, financial reporting, treasury, and management functions at
the Banda Aceh office as well as at the field offices in Aceh

Specific Duties:

1. General Accounting and Data Management
Responsible for ensuring general accounting and data management functions
are performed in accordance with Canadian Red Cross (CRC) policies and
a) Maintain the integrity of the delegation's general ledger by
ensuring proper account coding and cost allocations as well as monthly
account reconciliations.
b) Supervise the posting of day to day transactions, ensuring proper
internal controls
are enforced and appropriate systems in place to maintain
all required supporting documentation.
c) Ensure adequate back up and retention systems are in place and
followed for all finance master files.

2. Financial Reporting
a) Prepare accurate, reliable, and timely monthly and/or quarterly
financial reports for review by Senior Management in Indonesia and IOH.
b) Prepare the delegation's monthly cash flow forecast, ensuring
adequate, but not excessive, funds are available at all times to provide for
continuity of operations and services.

3. Treasury Control
a) Supervise the processing of bank and cash transactions; ensure
compliance with CRC policies for appropriate approvals and internal control
for all cash disbursements, receipts, transfers and security over
all control documents.
b) Ensure proper security controls are in place for the management of
petty cash.
c) Reconcile CRC IOH transfer payments and all in country bank
d) Ensure cash advance procedures are properly followed and outstanding
balances are monitored and reconciled.
e) Monitor cash usage and requirements; advise of possible unusual
activity or requirements.
f) Maintain and develop relationships with local financial
institutions; advising of any potential risk management issues related to
the treasury function.

4. Budgets
a) Assist the Finance and Administration Delegate with the development
of the yearly operational budget.
b) Provide support to program staff in the preparation of budgets and
forecasts to support new proposals or project and program realignments.

5. Internal Control & Audit
a) Ensure full compliance with all CRC policies and procedures;
b) Ensure adequate internal controls are in place within all finance
and accounting functions.
c) Facilitate and participate in both internal reviews and external
audits (eg. CIDA), as required.

6. Staff Supervision and Development
a) Recruit and manage staff as required; ensuring adequate supervision
of duties, job coaching, performance evaluations and staff training and
b) Identify training and development opportunities in order to build
the capacity of national staff.
c) Foster positive working relationships with field finance personnel
and the Banda Aceh office.
d) Regularly review financial information from the sub-offices and
provide support, as required.

7. Transition
Assist the Finance and Administration Delegate and the transition team with
transition tasks and duties, as needed.

Key Working Relationships


Country Representative, Finance and Administration Delegate, CRC
International Operations staff, CRC Program Managers


IFRC, PMI, BRR, tax office, financial institutions and government regulatory

General Duties

* Apply the security rules at all times
* Respect and observe the staff regulations of the CRC in Indonesia
* Respect and observe the code of conduct of CRC in Indonesia
* The employee may be asked to perform duties and task not covered in
this job description as well as to provide support to other department when

Please Notice:
Applications should be sent to
quoting the Ref code as the subject of the e-mail and indicating the Job
title on the covering letter and the attachment should not exceed 200 Kb.
Only candidate meeting the Essential Qualifications will be considered.
Applications must be received by Monday, 30 March 2009. Canadian Red Cross
gives an equal

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