Accounting and Finance Associate

Job Description

Position: Accounting and Finance Associate Type of employment: Full time Location: Ho Chi Minh City

Organization Profile

Room to Read is a global organization transforming the lives of millions of children in low-income communities by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. Founded in 2000 on the belief that World Change Starts with Educated Children®, our innovative model focuses on deep, systemic transformation within schools during two time periods that are most critical in a child’s schooling: early primary school for literacy acquisition and secondary school for girls’ education. We work in collaboration with local communities, partner organizations, and governments to develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children and ensure girls can complete secondary school with the skills necessary to negotiate key life decisions. By focusing on the quality of education provided within the communities and ensuring these outcomes are measured, we have created a model that can be replicated, localized and sustained by governments. Room to Read has benefited 16.8 million children across over 37,000 communities in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Grenada, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Rwanda, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Vietnam, and Zambia. Learn more at

Position Overview

The Finance and Accounting Associate will be responsible for supporting all aspects of the organization’s finances and accounting initiatives. The position will report directly to the Accounting and Finance Officer and will have regular interactions with all staff.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Receiving and checking documents in accordance with Room To Read’s policy and government regulations.
  • Preparing and processing payment by cash and bank.
  • Maintenance of excellent records related to bookkeeping, input transactions in Intacct, expenses at all times accurate, substantiated, up-to-date, sufficiently detailed. Updating asset report and participate in stock count activity every 6 month.
  • Filing accounting and finance documents timely.
  • Support Global Office internal and external audit.
  • Monitoring advances, billing processes (accounts payable/receivable) and expense report relating to actual expense vs. budget.
  • Contacting with Programs, Human Resources (HR), Admin to get their needs of money –forecast- for their operation and making summarization in monthly report.
  • Working with team relating to budget and annual plan yearly.
  • Collecting data relating to irregular income tax from Intacct system and send HR for forwarding to tax service company.
  • Analysis actual cash used vs cash forecast (Dashboard).
  • Prepare spending reports from Intacct after closing monthly period to send to programs and functions for variance analysis.
  • Assist Accounting and Finance Manager (AFM) and Accounting and Finance Officer (AFO) to develop and review finance and accounting standard of operations.
  • Assist AFM and AFO to provide finance training for non-finance staff and partner accountants.
  • Visit Fields to understand the program challenges & support Partner Organizations’ in maintaining sound financial system and the management of funds.
  • Doing other works and supporting the other staff when necessary.



  • Native Vietnamese
  • Bachelor’s Degree on Accounting or Finance
  • Computer skill – MS Word, MS Excel or any accounting Software
  • Detail oriented and extremely organized
  • High level of financial and numerical skills
  • Experience in dealing and performance with customers satisfaction work.


  • Good reasoning ability and sound judgment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Good interpersonal skills (ability to get along with a diverse set of personalities, tactful, mature, team player)
  • Proven track record of achieving results; resourceful
  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness
  • Have a strong work ethic, take initiative, and require minimal direction
  • An ability and aptitude to learn quickly
  • High level of reliability and honesty.

To be successful as a member of the Room to Read team, you will also:

  • Have passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact a dynamic nonprofit organization
  • Be an innovative and creative thinker that tries new things and inspires others to do so
  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness
  • Have a strong work ethic and require minimal direction
  • Work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment

Application Procedure:

  • Please submit your application preferably with a cover letter, online by visiting our website (about us > careers > see current vacancies).
  • Or submit your application preferably with a cover letter to email address:

We regret that we cannot respond to all applicants personally due to high applicant volume.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Room to Read is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds.

Job Details
Organisation Name:
Room to Read
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline:
Wed, 2021-03-31

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