Malaysia: Finance Officer

By DAI Global Organization: DAI Global
Country: Malaysia
Closing date: 19 Oct 2018

Background:

DAI, an international consulting firm based in the United States, is currently accepting applications from candidates for a Finance Officer position to support the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Transitions Initiatives (OTI)-funded program. The USAID/OTI program will work with civil society, the Government, and other stakeholders to foster more participatory and inclusive reform.

Responsibilities:

The Finance Officer will:

  • Develop and maintain reports of status of financial management activities (i.e. monthly and quarterly reporting)
  • Responsible for ensuring that any/all contractual financial reporting requirements are identified and complied in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ensure that tax reporting procedures are well documented to facilitate preparation and submission in a timely manner
  • Review and submit monthly reconciliation reports
  • Monitor and submit advance, commitment, and grant reports as applicable
  • Coordinate inputs and required project reporting to local authorities, based on registration requirements
  • Oversee the reporting of expenses by regional offices
  • Provide annual budgets of expenditure as well as quarterly forecasts against budget statements (accruals, pipelines, etc.) as applicable
  • Ensure proper segregation of duties for payment processes
  • Manage banking relationships and coordinates periodic updates for checking account signers
  • Review and approve bank reconciliations performed by the field accountant
  • Prepare and review project cost data prior to submitting Oracle data reports to DAI Washington
  • Supervise periodic cash counts
  • Ensure that foreign taxes paid, if any, are tracked, recorded, and reported to USAID in accordance with ADS guidelines

Qualifications:

  • University degree in relevant field required
  • Minimum of 4 years of progressively responsible experience in financial management required
  • Relevant experience working in media, civil society, activism or government in a related role and with demonstrated supervisory experience
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office suite) required.
  • Experience with grants or small grants under contract programs highly preferred.
  • English language fluency required

How to apply:

Please email your CV with the position title specified in the subject line no later than Friday, October 12, 2018 to malaysiarpo@dai.com. CVs should be no longer than three pages, New Roman font, size 12. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Candidates should demonstrate they have understood the specifications by respecting them.

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