Finance Officer at DRC, Yangon, Myanmar


Deadline: 26 March 2019

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Finance Officer in Yangon, Myanmar.

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DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Finance Officer will perform the following functions:

  • Support to line manager in development and implementation of financial management capacity building of staff.
  • Provide technical support and advice to the country finance teams.
  • Ensure all payments are made timely and in accordance with existing DRC forms.
  • Ensure all payments meet requirements of National Law and engage with authorities, tax advisors or other stakeholders to ensure tax requirements are met accordingly.
  • Ensure that payment documents comply with DRC internal financial procedures and donor regulations.
  • Ensure proper transfer of funds from DRC HQ in Copenhagen to country office.
  • Ensure all expenses enter the DRC Dynamics in time and of highest quality.
  • Ensure to update transaction record on a daily basis to reflect the actual status of existing cash count and bank balance in all currencies.
  • Ensure all cash/bank accounts statements are reconciled.
  • Ensure proper filing system for financial documents.
  • Support to line manager for external, internal or government audits and donor assessments.
  • Ensure all required documentation for financial audits in cooperation with Coordination staff and HQ.
  • Prepare for local audits.
  • Immediately inform Finance Manager/Head of Support Service of any problem or issue arising in the course of the work.
  • Any other duties relating to the nature of the job as requested by Management.

Eligibility Criteria

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Applicants must have:

  • Minimum Diploma of Accounting and Finance.
  • University Degree in Finance/Accounting or Business Administration or equivalent professional qualification is added advantage.
  • Minimum 2-3 Years of relevant work experience in project operations and supply chain.
  • The knowledge on Procurement Management Procedures of INGOs is a plus.
  • Experience in data management, Microsoft office package, etc.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbally.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, strengthening a true partnership relation.
  • Proven team player and ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural working environment with minimal supervision.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel.
  • Basic proficiency in PowerPoint and Word.
  • Nationality of Myanmar.

How to Apply

Applicants must send Cover Letter, Passport Photo and CV of no more than 4 pages, including contact details of 3 professional references in English through online process.

For more information, please visit DRC.

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