Position : Financial Management & Accounting specialist (Lao national) Location : Vientiane (Xaythani district) Contract Length : 18 months, intermittent
Purpose : SOFRECO, a leading company in consultancy and technical assistance for sustainable economic and social development, is seeking an independent consultant for a Financial Management & Accounting specialist position for the Climate-Friendly Agribusiness Value Chains Project. Funded by ADB and implemented under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, the project is aimed at enhancing competitiveness of rice value chains in Khammouane, Saravan and Savannakhet provinces, and vegetable value chains in Vientiane Capital, Champasak and Sekong provinces.
Tasks: The FMAS will be responsible for overseeing and supervising the methodologies and due diligence used by project staff to produce regular project management accounts. The international FMAS will work together with the national FMAS in the initiation of accounting procedures at central provincial and district levels to ensure that the approaches and methodologies being used meet acceptable international standards. The international FMAS will guide the activities of the national FMAS to ensure sound finance, accounting and audit procedures are in place and implemented. Subsequently, the national FMAS will complete the financial and accountancy work required to put in place adequate accountancy and reporting procedures throughout project activities including preparation of the FMM together with procedures, forms and report formats. The FMAS will perform the following tasks:
Qualifications : The financial management and accounting specialists (FMAS) will preferably have tertiary qualifications in finance, accounting, and financial management from an established and recognized institution, and CPA qualifications. Preference will be given to the national specialist, with 3 years of experience working with a multilateral rural development/agriculture project, preferably funded by ADB. It will be an advantage for the FMAS to be familiar with financial and management/cost accountancy requirements and methodologies used for internationally funded development projects and to be fluent in the English language.
To apply for this post : Email your resume/CV with cover letter in English language to email@example.com or call/Whatsapp +856 20 76 948 713 for more information.
Closing date : 01/03/2020
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview