Friday, April 9, 2010

NGO Vacancy : SurfAid International - Finance Assistant


SurfAid International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the alleviation of human suffering through community-based health programs. We perform our work in isolated regions connected to us through surfing and are professional, highly energized, innovative and youthful in our outlook. Our main program areas are Community Based Health, Emergency Preparation, Environmental Health (Water and Sanitation) and Malaria prevention.

We are now seeking for Finance Assistant, to be based in Padang, West Sumatra. The Finance
Assistant will report to the Finance Manager and will work as an integral part of the program management teams. The purpose of the role is to administer finances including petty cash management and bank transactions and to ensure all cash and related activities
are accountable.

The key responsibilities of the successful applicant will be responsible for: Vouchering, bookkeeping and finance administration; Payment transactions; Cash counting
with Finance Officer;Input transactions to Accounting software;Submit GL to
FO;Prepare balance sheets, P&L report on a monthly basis;Reconciliatio n balance sheets accounts on a monthly basis;Prepare salary statements and send to staff;Calculate Jamsostek premium for all staff on a monthly basis, report to Jamsostek and anything related with it, including registering new staff;Maintain and filling finance documents;

Additionally a small part of the role incorporates assistant to the HR function. In this capacity the successful applicant will be responsible for:

ü Maintain and filling HR documents;

ü Update and maintain the staff data;

ü Update and maintain staff’s leave and sick leave data.


The successful applicant will hold an accountancy degree. Effective verbal and written communication, multi-tasking, organizational, prioritization skills are necessary. Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members is required. Fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesia are important. Highly developed computers skills with strong familiarity of word processing, spreadsheets, and database software are mandatory. The ability
to interact well with SurfAid International staff and program beneficiaries is important, together with a detailed understanding of community issues.

SurfAid International provides a competitive salary and benefits package for the successful candidate. Please send your cover letter (clearly identifying the role you are applying for) and your CV to jobs@surfaidinterna by Friday, April 16, 2010. We look forward to receiving your application!

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