Tuesday, August 10, 2010

NGO Job Vacancy ; Finance Manager

Lembaga Fajar Harapan

Job Title: Finance Manager
Duty Station : Medan

Job Summary

The Finance Manager is responsible for the management of financial operations of the organization. This includes responsibility for the financial and information technology functions working closely with the Country Representative in the use of financial resources. He/She assures that effective systems are in place and properly utilized, allowing the optimal utilization of corporate resources.

Primary Job Duties / Accountabilities

1.Management of budget and cash needs of the organization, which includes meeting with different division heads for the yearly budget, getting approval by the Country Representative, and review by the Enabling Service (ES) Office for final instructions.

2.Over-all in charge of general accounting, giving appropriate directions & instructions to the Finance Assistant and making sure of timely financial reports; communicates directly with ES and if needed, with donors; supervises the cashier in his functions.

3.Develops local financial management policy as patterned with the Enabling Service (ES) policy, agreed by Senior Management, recommending approval by the Country Representative and approved by the Board of Trustees.

4.Provides supervision as to local audit requirements; In charge of the International Audit requirement, making sure that all requirements are submitted on a timely manner.

5.Implements disciplinary measures to staff as to any violation of the financial policy in accordance with approved process.

6.Approves, in accordance to budget and appropriate documents, all payables of the organization (rental, utilities, membership with government agencies), while checking the appropriate approval of the program activities by appropriate program people.

7. Counter-checks procurement documents ( random basis ) making sure that approved processes are followed ( attachments, approval, etc).
(Note: in charge of checking procurement is the Finance Assistant).

8. Other tasks that may be assigned from time to time by the Country Representative.


1.Educational background: Business Administration , Major in Accounting (CPA is an advantage).
2.Experiences : With strong/solid leadership exposure as to over-all accounting, budget & admin (at least 5 solid years experience).
3.Wisdom in cash/budget management; development of required policies/manuals of operations.
4.Required accounting softwares.
5.Technical writing skills; communicates well; a person with very high integrity as to actions and decisions.
7.Excel, Word , internet & other applications such as power point.

Please send your application, updated CV with photograph, salary expectation and references to vsimbolon@fh.org no later than Friday, 13 August 2010.

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