Accountant

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position title: Accountant Directly reports to: Operations Manager Supervises: N/A Location: Hanoi (with domestic travels)

BACKGROUND

Established in Vietnam in January 2009, Live&Learn’s mission is to reduce poverty and foster greater understanding and action towards a sustainable future through education, community mobilization and supportive partnerships. Live&Learn is also a member of Live&Learn Environmental Education (www.livelearn.org), with rich working experience in sustainable community development and education in the Asia-Pacific. LiveLearn provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected status. The Accountant will join Live&Learn’s meaningful work in air pollution and sustainability education for children and youths, schools, businesses and communities in Vietnam. I. MAJOR FUNCTION The Accountant is one of the key members of L&L’s finance team who is expected to provide high-quality and professional accounting and finance services through various daily work. II. MAIN TASKS - Responsible for checking and managing all original financial documents (including those of L&L partners) in accordance with Financial Rules and Accounting Standards of Live and Learn, its donors and the Government of Vietnam; - Prepare double entry accounting transactions and input in L&L accounting software. - Prepare monthly cash book, bank book & financial reports of projects as assigned by Operations Manager. - Collaborate with Cashier to carry out monthly cash count or whenever required by Operations Manager or Director - Prepare periodical financial reports to local authorities including: reports to Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA), VAT refunds (if any), Personal Income Tax  (PIT) and other types of tax (if any). - Prepare basic monthly financial organisational reports such as: casch & bank reconciliation, trial balance - Coaching new staff & partners on L&L financial policies and procedures - Support Operations Manager/Project Managers/Director to develop budget for new projects - Liaising with local banks, tax department and insurance agencies for all related matters (if any) - Accountant must have at least 3-years working experience in financial management, accounting and possess Bachelor's Degree in economics, accounting or banking. - Provide backstopping services when Operations Manager is away - Other tasks as required by Operations Manager/Director III. REQUIREMENTS
  1. Education and Qualification
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting or in relevant fields
  • ACCA/CPA qualification or equivalent is an advantage
  1. Knowledge
  • Understanding of Vietnamese accounting system
  • Knowledge of finance and accounting practices in Vietnam (preferably in NGO context)
  • Basic knowledge of environmental issues in Vietnam
  1. Experience
  • At least 3 year of working experience in Finance and Accounting
  • Experience in complying with finance and accounting systems, policies and procedures, preferably in the context of a non-profit organisation
  1. General Skills
  • Communications
  • Interpersonal and teamwork
  • English: basic understanding and writing
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  1. Technical Skills
  • Accounting and financial management
  • Organisation & time management
  • Service orientation
  • Proficiency in accounting software. Knowledge of Quickbooks would be an advantage
  1. Ability
  • Working under pressure, towards tight deadline and working overtime when required
  1. Personality
  • Detail focus
  • Disciplined
  • Full of integrity

The closing date for application: 14th March 2021

How to Apply: Interested candidates can send your application via This form

We regret that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Live&Learn provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

Candidates have to confirm having received the recruitment information through the recruiting channel NGO Recruitment in the application letter for this position

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