WWF-Viet Nam - Project Finance Officer

Posted on 13 October 2021

Hanoi/ HCM/Can Tho
Project Finance Officer

Location: Ha Noi

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About WWF-Vietnam
WWF - Viet Nam was one of the first International non-government organizations working in Vietnam. In 1985, WWF-Viet Nam began working on a national conservation strategy and since then has worked closely with the Vietnamese Government on a diverse range of environmental issues and implemented field activities across the country. Find out more at http://vietnam.panda.org/. WWF-Viet Nam recognizes that its employees are its most important asset. A competent workforce, thoroughly trained, properly motivated and bound together by mutual trust and common objectives is crucial to the success of WWF-Viet Nam.

The Project Finance Unit serves the PO as the vital link between programmes, donors, and operations. In doing so it facilitates the flow of funds, provides financial management, and applies operational expertise for the effective coordination of projects. Most importantly, the Unit ensures accountability towards donors.

We are looking for a Project Finance Officer, based in Hanoi.

Major Function:
Responsible for the financial management, planning, and financial overview of WWF projects and programs ensuring approved policies, procedures and Network and Donors Standards are adhered to with the aim to increase operational efficiencies and effectiveness. In addition, he/she will process project payments, VAT administration, financial monitoring of sub grantees of the BCA Program and the compliance of sub-grantees and consultants with all the requirements of the donor and WWF policies.

  • At least Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance, economics, or accounting.
  • Minimum 5 years of financial, project management, and/or accounting experience within an international organization with complex donor requirements or multinational company.
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices, financial reporting standards, financial management processes and procedures
  • Strong analytical, organization, and multi-tasking skills
  • Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Collaboration, Respect & Integrity.
  • Demonstrates WWF behaviours in ways of working: Strive for Impact, Listen Deeply, Collaborate Openly, Innovate Fearlessly;
  • Adheres to WWF’s brand values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging
How to apply: 
The detailed Job Description is attached to this article. Send us your cover letter, curriculum vitae in English, naming the files "your name - CV/CL" and scan/photo of diplomas/certificates to recruitment.vn@wwf.org.vn stating the position title [Aug 2021] Project Finance Officer – Full name in the subject line of the email.

The deadline is Oct 24th 2021 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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