International Rice Research Institute
Experience: 0 to 3 Years
Skill Required: Accounts and Finance
Apply By: 15-02-2023
The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger through rice science; improving the health and welfare of rice farmers and consumers; and protecting the rice-growing environment for future generations. IRRI is an independent, nonprofit, research and educational institute, founded in 1960 by the Ford and Rockefeller foundations with support from the Philippine government. The institute, headquartered in Los Baños, Philippines, has offices in 17 rice-growing countries in Asia and Africa, and over 1,000 staff.
Working with in-country partners, IRRI develops advanced rice varieties that yield more grain and better withstand pests and disease as well as flooding, drought, and other harmful effects of climate change.
Under the close supervision of the Liaison Scientist, assist in the day-to-day operational activities of the finance and accounting team in the Country Office/project/program. Coordinate and communicate with stakeholders regarding finance and accounting related issues. Assist in drafting financial reports as needed by supervisor/stakeholders. Assist in the coordination of secretarial and administrative activities including monitoring and maintaining daily calendar, scheduling appointments/meetings/visits and following up on request from IRRI HQ staff and collaborators. Assist in the monitoring of budget and expenditures statements from established budgets for each project with Indonesia’s collaborators. Plan and provide logistical support to the country office’s local and international events (e.g. workshops, seminars, trainings, and other project-specific events), including issuance of online and offline invitations, receiving confirmations, assisting with travel arrangements and accommodation, selection of venues, and budget preparation as well as facilitation of the assessment of events
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