He/she is responsible in managing the day to day financial transaction according to the defined finance and administrative policy and procedure to ensure smooth operations in the Indaw office for MEC ECCD project and any action needed is taken in timely manner.
This position is based full-time in Indaw Township with extensive field travel.
Position: Finance Officer
Reports to: PU ECCD Manager
Assignment Duration: From the start date till 30th May 2017
Closing date for applications: July 25, 2016, 5:00 PM
Job purpose: To be responsible for managing and securing of cash including request for top up, transfer, transportation and storage. - To be responsible for providing financial management information in the field office and to work with manager to ensure financial procedures and systems are followed -To verify and ensure all payment requests have the necessary documentation and approvals before processing the payment. - Maintain and update financial record/data of the project. - Accurate and timely data entry of receipts and preparation of monthly accounts and submission to the PU ECCD Manager in Indaw and if necessary to the ECCD Programme Manager and Finance Manager in the Yangon office -Prepare and request project expenses according to timely and accurate forecasts -Responsible for timely cash disbursement of project expenses - Assist in the planning, organisation and execution of the statutory requirements and audit process for the office in coordination with PU ECCD Manager - Provide continuous supports to implementing CBOs in Indaw in order to make sure all the systems and procedures are in line with all the required standards of Plan as well as donors - Regularly check the financial reports and practices of partners and provide timely supports - Prepare monthly report on all financial activities to the PU ECCD Manager - To participate effectively in team meetings - Provide necessary support to the project PU ECCD Manager - Provide support by undertaking any other additional functions as delegated by the PU ECCD Manager - Support and provide to Partner Finance Manager and coordinate with Plan’s Partners - Working closely with Outreach Workers and Project Officers . Qualifications, Skills & Experience: Citizen of Myanmar University degree in relevant field preferably B.Com or post graduate study of LCCI level 3 Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience in financial management or accounting. Previous experience in supporting development and/or humanitarian projects in emergency interventions. Familiarity with SPHERE standards and humanitarian principles. Proven skills to facilitate trainings and workshops for stafss and communities Experience working and collaborating with diverse sets of stakeholders including local partners and sector working group. Ability to work under pressure, as part of a team or independently, and meet deadlines consistently. Understanding of children’s rights and gender equality. Good command of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point) Good English and Myanmar language is an advantage. Willingness to travel to remote and conflict affected area.
How to apply: Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit a cover letter, a comprehensive CV and details of at least 2 referees via E-mail to: Myanmar.CO@plan-international.org