Finance Assistant

Job title: Finance Assistant

Location: Hanoi

Salary grade: 4

Reports to: Finance Manager

Deadline: 10/11/2021

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is looking for a qualified Vietnamese candidate to join our Country Program. This position is contingent on donor funding, estimated for 14 months.


CRS is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United

States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries,

without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding.

CRS has been operating in Vietnam since 1994. In partnership with Government, Civil Society and Communities, CRS implements programs in 9 provinces/cities in Vietnam. The Vietnam Program has a diverse funding base in the sectors of Disabilities, Mine Risk Education and Landmine Survivors’ Assistance, Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency.

Job Summary:

You will efficiently provide comprehensive information, clerical, and accounting services to assist the Finance Department in executing processes and delivering service needs that support high-quality programs serving the poor and vulnerable. As part of an experienced finance team you will deliver quality support in your role, applying clearly defined accounting and financial reporting processes, procedures and service standards.

Roles and Key Responsibilities:

- Perform data entry for financial transactions recording, following approval by the relating Budget Managers.

- Prepare and make electronic fund transfer, bank transfers or cheques for every approved CRS expenditure after sent by Finance Officers. Liaise with banks on the payments and all related issues, including providing supporting information to banks, adding authorization signatory to banks when requested, etc…

- Maintain and improve an effective central filing and financial document filling system.

- Provide administrative and clerical support to financial transactions processing. Prepare, type, photocopy, and scan related documentation.

- Keep custody of various documents (e.g. blank/undelivered checks, etc.).

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Finance.

- Minimum of two years work experience in a similar role with some familiarity of standard

accounting practices. Experience with an international organization a plus.

- Knowledge of financial accounting package/ software desired.

Required Language: Fluent in written and spoken English required

Application requirements:

Individuals interested in this job are invited to submit your applications via email to Catholic Relief Services at:

Applications in English should include:

- Curriculum Vitae with name and contact information of three references

- Application Letter

- Copies of degrees, certificates.

By applying to this job, the applicant understands and acknowledges that CRS requires its staff to treat all people with dignity and respect and to actively prevent harassment, abuse, exploitation, and human trafficking. Further, the applicant understands that if s/he is a successful candidate, she/he will be subject to a comprehensive background check, and their personal/professional references will be asked to evaluate their behaviors related to the above safeguarding-related topics.


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