German-Lao Association Objectives

  • To develop a partnership for development between Germany and Laos for grass root participative development initiatives
  • To strengthen the capacity of communities through identifying and addressing their needs whilst emphasizing the Millennium Development Goals (poverty eradication, water, education, gender equality and health)
  • To strengthen the capacity of Government counterparts and NPA staff members involved in rural community development through designated trainings and study tours
  • To promote cultural exchange activities between Germany and Laos

GLAD is seeking a highly qualified and motivated Lao national who is flexible, effective team worker and can demonstrate the following skills, knowledge and experience:

Post title: Finance Officer
Duty station: Vientiane

Keys duties and responsibilities

  • Prepare Financial report to Donors according to donor format
  • Monitor and follow up budget for all projects
  • Prepare fund request from donors according to the need of projects
  • Ensure that budget holders follow the finance policy and guideline from donors
  • Check all expenditures have valid and sufficient backing documents, ensure financial guideline and accounting rules are applied e,g cost norms
  • Monitor income and expenditure for GLAD project
  • Maintain and monitor individual Account Receivable and Account Payable and ensure they are updated on monthly basis.
  • Prepare the statement of income and expenditure, assets and liabilities and cash flow, if any for the auditing purpose.
  • Prepare and provide general ledgers e.g expenditure and income of all projects, account payable and receivable to the auditor. Ensuring the accuracy and validity of the information
  • Prepare monthly financial report to GLAD representative.

Competencies and qualification

  • 3 years working experience in the field of finance or related field
  • Experience from working in an international organisation and in a multi-cultural office environment preferable
  • University degree on finance or related field
  • Excellent skills on the accounting
  • Good understanding of accounting
  • Negotiation, facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of local level issues
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure, and after-hours
  • Able to travel to project area
  • Proven integrity and positive attitude
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Computer literate: MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.

Interested candidates should submit a CV with an accompanying letter demonstrates that you have the above competencies, relevant educational certificates and names of two professional referees to GLAD Representative by mail:

Application deadline is May 31, 2018.

Interviews will take place during the second week of June 2018. Applications will be treated confidentially. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview. Application forms will not be returned.

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