The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) is one of a network of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). As a global leader in agroforestry research and development, ICRAF’s ultimate purpose is to improve human welfare by reducing poverty, increasing cash income, improving food and nutritional security, and increasing environmental resilience through improved agroforestry systems. ICRAF has it’s headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya and works in 21 countries throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America.
In 1993, the World Agroforestry Centre opened a program for Southeast Asia with Bogor, in Indonesia, as its regional headquarters. We currently work in five Southeast Asian countries including Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and China.
Under the guidance and supervision of Management Services Leader (MSL), the Finance Services Leader has the function to lead finance unit team consist of four at SEARO and to coordinate with Country Accountants to support regional program.
Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be expected to perform the summary tasks as follow :
Monitoring financial transactions in the regional office for compliance with the requirements of local government, ICRAF and donors Timely submission of financial deliverables – budgets (project budget and regional budget), treasury services, financial information, financial audit responses, project and donor reports are available on timeRecord all confidential financial transactions (e.g. personnel contracts and payrolls, Staff provisions and benefits) – including branch accounts e.g. AIARC, pensionCoordinate with HRU/SEARO and FSU/HRU HQ for any incoming and outgoing staff that relate to financial matters – ref to HR ChecklistCo- review of draft contracts – staff (temporary, consultant), and funding agreement (funding agreement majorly reviewed by MSL)Capacity build staff on policy orientation and refreshment/ awareness for accountants in SEARO and the region (ad hoc as required e.g. technical guidance, SUN system implementation in the country office; country visits – may be delegated to accountant whenever relevant, internal audit facilitation) To take lead in assisting MSL of development of new and improvement of existing Financial and Administration policies, systems and practices for efficiency of financial operation – e.g. to lead at least one Finance project that will directly contribute to ICRAF strategy, and to participate on other Finance projects. Together with MSL to conduct annual regional financial workshop where corporate financial information and regional practices are shared among the country accountants in the regionManage Unit resources and ensure appropriate coordination with other units
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Qualifications and Skills Required
Registered Accountant with minimum education Master degree (S-2) in Accounting.Minimum of 5 (five) years of relevant Accounting experience is required at the national or international level, preferably in not-for-profit organization, in accounting supervisory position and grant management. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc)and experience in using SUN systems is desirable.Experienc e in project management. Good networking skills and knowledge on local and national NGOs in IndonesiaExcellent communication skills both in English and Bahasa Indonesia (reading, writing, verbal and presentation)
Terms of offer
This is a Nationally Professional Fixed Term position with a competitive salary and benefits package.The contract is for a period of 2 (two) years, with possibility of renewal, subject to 3 (three) months evaluation period, assessment of performance and availability of resources. Please submit your application with relevant qualifications, experiences, reference and a recent photograph in MS Word or Pdf format (Max. 500 kb), not later than March 22, 2010 to :
ICRAF Human Resources Unit
(code: Finance Services Leader)
Email: icrafsea-hr@ cgiar.org
Only short-listed applicants meeting the requirements stated above will be contacted.
ICRAF believes that staff diversity promotes excellence, and strongly encourages women to apply. We invite you to learn more about ICRAF at our web site : http://www.worldagr oforestry. org/sea