Friday, May 15, 2009

NGO Vacancy - ACTED Indonesia : Finance Controller

ACTED (Agency for Technical Co-operation and Development) is an international NGO founded in 1993 and headquartered in Paris. ACTED provides relief to victims of conflict and natural disasters as well as local vulnerable populations. Its activities range from emergency relief to long-term development projects. In 2004, ACTED implemented 160 projects in seventeen countries in Africa, Central Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.

The 26 December 2004 tsunami caused numerous losses of lives and tremendous damage in Northern Sumatra and Aceh province in particular. ACTED responded to this disaster by launching emergency and post-emergency programs targeting IDPs, returnees and local vulnerable populations, with a focus on Meulaboh region, and more recently on Nias island. Current sectors of intervention are road project to connecting Moro'o sub district to Tugala Oyo sub district, School construction in Aralawolo Village, livelihood and DRR project in Lahewa, Lahewa Timur, Afulu sub district and also in Meulaboh, NAD.

Now, ACTED is looking for Finance Controller to be based in Gunungsitoli - Nias.

Department : Finance

Position : Finance Controller

Person In charge : Chief Finance Manager and Head of Finance

Location : Gunungsitoli - Nias

Starting : 15 June 2009

Duration : 5 months with extension probability


Finance Controller responsibilities include:

1. General objectives

- Control that the bases respect existing financial procedures and that accounting documents are sent to the Country Office on time

. Update finance management tools as instructed by the Chief Finance Manager and the Finance Manager

. Coordinate with other departments (coordination, logistic, administration and program) for all financial aspects

. Follow-up financial indicators of ACTED's projects and report back to coordination

. Help the Country Office to have a clear vision of the mission's
financial situation.

2. Key responsibilities

. Entering vouchers in SAGA accounting software (daily)

. Cash reconciliation of SAGA with cashbooks and the physical cash in the safe (at month end)

. Closing of SAGA (at month end): cross-reference and lettering of vouchers, check standard description, accountancy code and allocation at the mission level

. Support Country Coordination by analyzing running costs of the bases and the Capital (staff, equipment, etc.)

. Send consolidated accounting situation to bases on the 10 of each month

. Update all allocation tables in coordination with line managers.Presentation of base by base conclusions (wrong allocation and (consequences) , to the Country Coordination at 10th of each month

. Ensures that all resources of his base are allocated on the project

. Consolidation and analyse the "Running costs follow-up" table on a monthly base

. Ensures that non allocated resources (ACT) are not used on any project, unless an approval is given by the CFM

. Participate to the weekly FLAT Management meeting

. Update ACTED Indonesia internal manual with the support of the Chief Finance Manager

. Contribute with ideas and suggestions regarding improvement of financial management of the mission

. Provide any support for the good functioning of ACTED Medan office whenever requested line managers


. Bachelor's degree

. Advanced command of English

. Computer proficiency:

- Advanced command of Microsoft office Excel and Word

- Outlook / Other mail management software

. 3 years of progressive experience in a finance department

. Experience in INGO and knowledge of SAGA accounting software would
be an advantage

. Good interpersonal skills to liaise with other departments

Benefit Package:

* Salary starting from IDR 4.400.000,-
* Jamsostek

For people from outside intervention area :

- Free Housing

- IDR 300.000,- for food allowances

- Flight return ticket when the first and the last joint with ACTED

- Flight ticket every 6 months

Please submit Your application letter and CV to

Closing date : 29/May/2009

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