Job Announcement (Accounting and Programme Assistant)


Accounting and Programme Assistant The position includes the following tasks and responsibilities:
50% Accounting Assistance:

 Arrange cash and cheque payments 

 Monitor and maintain fund transfers and reserves

 Provide timely inputs to update the budget plan

 Coordinate with Program Managers with regard to budget planning

   Correspond with banks and FNF Offices on financial related matters

 Implement financial procedures according to FNF guidelines

 Coordinate with accountant in Bangkok on documents and procedures
50% Programme Assistance

 Management of office general administration, incl. inventory

 Office communication, including national and international phone calls 

 Assistance in preparing budget estimates and accounting documents  

 Assistance in organisation of public and other events

 Arrangement of travels and accommodation for international experts, participants, colleagues

 Translation of documents from English to Myanmar and vice versa

 Support program managers in collection of information related to various projects related topics

 General assistance to the colleagues

Candidates must 

 have working experience in cash management; 

 be fluent in the English and Myanmar language (speaking, writing), proficiency in German is an asset; 

 have excellent skills in standard software programmes; 

 be proficient in new social media usage and communication; 

 have excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;

   be able to work in a team; 

 be willing to conduct business travels.   

What we offer: 

 An interesting position within an international context. 

 A work environment with intellectual openness. 

 A position with a high degree of self-responsibility and room for initiative. 

 Travels and training in Myanmar and abroad.  
Please apply with a covering letter explaining your interest in working for FNF, a comprehensive CV, and copies of educational degrees and list of references, latest by 30. November 2019 to:
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