WWF-Viet Nam - Project Finance Officer - USAID STW

Posted on 09 November 2021

Ha Noi
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All around the world, people are waking up to the deepening crisis of nature loss. A growing realization that nature is our life-support system. And that nobody will be spared from the impacts of its loss. Here at WWF, we are helping to tackle this enormous global challenge.

Our people come from hugely diverse backgrounds and with a variety of expertise, ranging from HR and finance to advocacy and conservation science. We welcome applications from anyone who believes they can help us create a better future for people and wildlife.

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About WWF-Viet Nam
WWF-Viet Nam was one of the first International non-government organizations working in Viet Nam. 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. 

We are looking for 01 Project Finance Officer, USAID Save Threatened Species (STW), WWF-Viet Nam 
Under the direct supervision of the STW Project Finance Manager and technical supervision of the Chief of Party (COP), the position will be responsible for processing project payments, VAT administration, and support in general administration of the project finance to comply with all the requirements of WWF and USAID policies and regulations.
Major Duties and Responsible:
1. Financial Management:
  • To assist in project financial planning, including budgeting.
  • To review  contracts, monitoring  contractual  compliance  and  progress,  all  in accordance with WWF and USAID policies and procedures.
2. VAT Accounting, Claim and Reimbursement Procedures
  • Responsible for recording and filing VAT invoices of STW project to ensure compliance of VAT rules to facilitate VAT claims of WWF Viet Nam and USAID.
  • Timely submission of VAT claims.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
  • University degree in an appropriate subject (business, finance, economics, or accounting).
  • A recognized accounting/procurement qualification would be a plus.
  • Minimum 5 years of financial, project management, and/or accounting experience within an international organization with complex donor requirements or multinational company.
  • Familiarity with USAID Rules & Regulations and Sub award Management policies and procedures would be an advantage.
  • Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Collaboration,  Respect & Integrity;
  • Demonstrates WWF behaviors in ways of working: strive for impact, listen deeply, collaborate openly and innovate fearlessly.
  • Adheres to WWF’s values, which are knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.

How to apply
The detailed terms of references are attached to this email. Send us your curriculum vitae & cover letter in English, naming each file: “Full name - CV/CL”.
For external candidates outside the WWF network, please send your applications to recruitment.vn@wwf.org.vn stating in the subject line: PFO - Full name
The deadline is Nov 23rd, 2021
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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