Finance Manager

Community Partners International , undefined, Thailand

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Email for CV Submission: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
11th August, 2021


Job Description

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

  • Job Title Finance Manager
  • Department Operations
  • Employment status Full time
  • Number of Position 1
  • Location Bangkok/Mae Sot, Thailand
  • Travel 25% of the time to various CPI offices

Reports to Finance Director

  • Community Partners International (CPI) is a U.S. nonprofit organization working in partnership with conflict-affected, hard-to-reach and underserved communities in Southeast Asia to expand access to quality health services and generate the resources, local capacity and coordination necessary to meet their own health, learning, and development needs. CPI’s Asian headquarters are located in Yangon, Myanmar, and the organization maintains field offices throughout Myanmar.

Primary Responsibilities

  •  Maintain and improve standard CPI financial systems, policies & organizational standards and donor requirements
  •  Responsible to timely update and reconcile all the financial data in the accounting system
  •  Ensure the financial data are reliable, consistent and accurate
  •  Ensure accurate and timely submission of financial reports to management, donors and other stakeholders
  •  Liaise with external auditors and take lead in grant communication with donors, consortium members, peer organization and sub-recipients
  •  Build positive and sustainable relationship with partners and ensure effective and appropriate communication mechanism is in place among the team members
  •  Analyze CPI and sub-recipients’ Financial reports and ensure necessary financial decision/actions are taken to improve and/or resolve any issues
  •  Monitor and ensure that country program teams and sub-grantees are in compliance with CPI and donor requirements
  •  Participate in annual operating budgets preparation and cash flow forecast as needed
  •  Provide technical inputs in Financial management, budget proposal development and organizational development initiatives of CPI as well as partners

Regular Responsibilities

  •  Regular reconciliation of accounts, produce various financial reports
  •  Analyze annual/monthly/quarterly financial statements and provide constructive recommendations and reports to management
  •  Oversee the tracking of grants status, expense allocation, projects receivables and obtain appropriate donor approval when required
  •  Work closely with Program Directors and Managers to monitor CPI and partners’ program spending & evaluate financial proposals or requests, and report to Finance Director
  •  Develop and design financial and grants reports in accordance with CPI procedures and meet the requirements of users
  •  Take lead in donor budget proposals, narratives, budget review, budget revision and follow-up of project receivables
  •  Manage and take lead in external audit, monitoring of sub-recipients and take prompt actions to resolve audit findings and implementation of agreed recommendations
  •  Ensure the grants are utilized in compliance with grants agreements and donor requirements
  •  Assist Finance Director in preparing annual budget and other tasks assigned as necessary

Partner Support

  •  Train CPI’s new sub grantees on financial guide-lines, financial reporting system and ensure proper application of the system in project implementation
  •  Perform monitoring visit to project sites of sub grantees and evaluate their financial system to identify gaps. Seek mutual improvements for sound financial and grants management system
  •  Review and follow-up of action taken to remedy any variance in actual vs. budget financial data of sub grantees and manage proper close-out of the awards
  •  Provide technical inputs and actively participate in developing capacity building plan and organizational development initiatives

Capacity Building and Supporting Other Staff

  •  Ensure full project understanding and compliance by all staff, as well as sub grantees through trainings, guidance and support
  •  Ensure CPI staff and sub-recipients are sufficiently supported with all essential tools required for a sound project financial management system
  •  Work with Program and Finance staff to assist sub-recipients in developing detailed financial proposals, budget review and revision.

Operations and Administration

  •  Supervise finance staff members and ensure the team is properly structured and work plans are developed to deliver the set objectives
  •  Recruit finance staff, develop financial management skills of team members and provide orientation to new staff

Organization Representation

  •  Organize and facilitate meetings, workshops and other discussion forums to establish a dialogue on Finance and to learn from findings for continual improvement
  •  Represent CPI at partner and donor meetings and events

Essential Skills

  •  Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce. ACCA, CPA or CIMA qualified is preferred
  •  At least 5-10 years’ experience in related position with accounting and project financial management experience
  •  Fluent in written and spoken English and Thai
  •  Advanced knowledge of excel, as well as understanding of word-processing, and power point
  •  Exposure to NGO work is a plus
  •  Knowledge and experience in the use of accounting software, mainly Sun system
  •  Excellent organizational, planning, and interpersonal skills
  •  Experience of working in a multicultural, low-resource setting
  •  Ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
  •  Ability to establish priorities in a time sensitive environment and meet deadlines with strong attention to consistency, detail, and quality

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

  • All interested and qualified candidates are requested to send an Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae to:
  • Community Partners International
  • No. (81), University Avenue Road,
  • Shwe Taung Gyar Ward (1), Bahan Township,
  • Yangon.
  • Ph: 01-525 729, 523 356
  • OR
  • Email: hr.ygn@cpintl.org
  •  The closing date for application is 17:00pm, (11-August-21, Wednesday), Yangon, Myanmar.
  •  Please clearly mention the Position and Location you are applying for in the email Subject Line.
  •  CPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability.
  •  Candidates are required to declare in advance should there be any relative or family member currently employed in CPI. Failure to do so can lead to termination of the employment contract even after successful selection.
  •  Because of the large volume of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  •  Contract and position is contingent upon successful award of the project and final approval by the donor.

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