Project Finance Assistant | WWF

Project Finance Assistant

Posted on
26 December 2017

Position title:      Project Finance Assistant, EU, Eastern Plains Landscape, WWF- Cambodia
Directly reports to: Project Finance and Admin Officer, Eastern Plains Landscape, WWF- Cambodia
Supervises:                       N/A
Validity:                One year
Location:                Senmonorom Town , Mondulkiri Province 
WWF has a long established presence in the Mekong region, starting in Vietnam in 1990. Since then, WWF operations have grown to four Country offices based in Cambodia (Phnom Penh), Laos (Vientiane), Thailand (Bangkok) & Vietnam (Hanoi), including a Regional team in the Hanoi, Vientiane and Bangkok offices. The ‘Greater Mekong Programme Office’ was officially formed in November 2005 merging WWF Indochina (Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam) and WWF Thailand. In order to be relevant with partners at provincial levels and deliver conservation results in landscapes, GMPO has also developed 20 field offices across the 5 countries and 6 landscapes.
Following a strong track record of conservation delivery over the last 20 years, WWF has established both the credibility and presence to deliver conservation impact at all levels from provincial, to national to regional.
WWF Cambodia has developed own new strategic plan FY16-FY20. The new strategic plan outlines changes in the way WWF Cambodia operates, both in conservation and operation aspects.
  1. Major Function
Responsible for the day-to-day financial support and reviews the receipts submitted by staff and ensures that cash is available for office expenses as required. 
  1.  Major Responsibilities:
A.  Technical Financial Specifics
  • Check and review petty cash payment vouchers such as invoices, receipts, quotations purchase 
  • Orders etc. comply with WWF policies and EU rules and regulations
  • Check and ensure that the project/award code is provided and approved from budget holder and authorizer.
  • Check and recalculate the requests and advance settlements from staff under EU funded project.
  • Maintains the filing system for financial documents of EU project to assist in auditing.
  • Processing cheque disbursement to staffs, suppliers and others complying with WWF policies under EU funded project.
  • Reconcile and follow up the staff advances under EU funded project.
  • Act as AP User for invoice and expense report register under EU funded project.
  • Coordinate with the banks for transferring money and collecting the bank statement under EU     funded project.
  • Provide EU listing report to EU finance officer, head office.
  • Assist to develop progressive financial report of small grant project.
  • Review and coaching the practice of small grant financial procedure and feedback.
  • Coordinate with EU project finance officer for fund transfer to small grantee.
  • Assist to develop timely financial report of EU project expends including budget code review.
  • Performs other duties as requested by Project Finance and Admin Officer.
  1. Networking
  • Promote and build good working relationships with all parts of the organisation.
  1. Working Relationships:
  • Internal:  All WWF staff
  • External: Interact regularly with suppliers, banks, local government agencies, NGOs working in Cambodia.
  1. Requirements:
1. Education and Qualification
  • At least holding BBA majoring in finance or accounting
  • At least diploma in Accounting 
2. Knowledge:
  • Proficiency in MS Office, accounting software such Peachtree or ORACLE and other database applications.
  • Basic knowledge of environmental and conservation issues in Cambodia is an advantage
  • Thorough understanding of financial administrative issues
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Khmer language;
  • Networking and interpersonal
  • Organisation and time management
  • Organisational awareness and service orientation
  • Working under pressure of deadlines
3. Experience:
  • At least two years’ experience in accounting, with international NGOs is desirable
  • Any experience with EU funding is desirable
  • Good organisation and interpersonal skills, with ability to function in a multi-cultural environment, working under pressure of deadline,
  • Capable of working with minimum supervision 
Adhere to WWF’s values: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging. For detailed job description, please visit the Employment page of
How to apply?
Email a cover letter and CV with Salary expectation via email address: with the subject line: Project Finance Assistant
Salary and Benefits: Competitive Salary plus good benefits package including 13th Month salary,
Medical Allowance, Provident Fund, Severance pay, Group health insurance, Accident insurance, life ,
insurance etc.
If you have any question, please contact to WWF-Cambodia, #21, Street 322, Sangkat Beng Keng Kang I, Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh or call us: 023 218 034 (extension: 118)
Deadline for applications: 10 January 2018.
WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.