Position Title: Regional Finance/Admin Coordinator
Reference Number: 2104M03
Applications Closing Date: 30 August, 2021
Preferred Starting Date: 15 September 2021
Located in: Bangkok, Thailand
Contract type: Fixed term
Duration: 1 year, extendable
Reporting to: COAR Finance and Operations Directors
Supervision of staff: N/A
About COAR: COAR is an independent social enterprise that directly supports practitioners, policy-makers, and donors by facilitating humanitarian and development interventions in complex, fragile, and high-risk environments.
Objective: The Regional Finance/Admin Coordinator will support COAR’s southeast Asia portfolio. Specifically, the Regional Finance/Admin Coordinator will support/oversee financial resources, budget monitoring, and financial reporting, as well as ensuring compliance with COAR procurement procedures and asset management. S/he will also ensure COAR adheres to local laws and regulations, to include government engagement and tax filing.
Main Activities and Responsibilities:
Budget and Finance:
Monitor expenditure and ensure that it remains within authorized levels
Support the finance department with the allocation of projects costing in the accounting system
Prepare and submits monthly BVA (Budget versus Actual) reports to Project Managers
Support the accounting department with Month end procedure of payments and submission of timesheets
Determine and administer available budgetary resources and provides Project Managers with budgetary and resource allocations advice;
Prepare budgets in conjunction with Project Manager;
Ensure compliance with grant and donors’ requirements on financial aspects of agreements and provide guidance to the finance department as to the proper treatment of financial transactions;
Ensure project documentation is complete, accurate, updated and readily available;
Liaise and support Asia-based consultants;
Oversee and manage procurements in Thailand and surrounding countries;
Maintain and update fixed assets register as per COAR’s policies and procedures;
Act as the focal point for legal issues (with support from the Finance Director);
Ensure compliance with and support with COAR policies and procedures;
Liaise with the Legal/Compliance Department to develop and implement compliant procedures and processes;
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business administration, finance, accounting management or a related field;
Accounting Qualification (CPA, ACCA, ACA or similar qualification) will be considered an advantage but is not necessary;
Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role, ideally with international or local NGOs;
Experience within the humanitarian and development sector implementing donor-funded programs (i.e. European Union, UN, USAID, etc.);
Native fluency in Thai
Skills and Competencies:
Proficiency in MS Office program suites. Knowledge of program management and accounting software (SAP Business One is an advantage);
High level of advisory skills;
Strong analytical skills;
Ability to work with others under tight deadlines and respond to changes in priorities;
Fluency in English and Thai. Myanmar and other regional languages would be an advantage.
Applicants should submit their CV and Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the title of the position and Reference Number in the subject line of the email.
Due to the high volume of applications received, only successful candidates will be contacted.
All applications will be treated in strict confidentiality.
Salaries will be based on COAR’s salary scale, based on previous experience in similar positions as well as academic/professional qualifications.
Contact : email@example.com