Project Finance Officer | WWF

Project Finance Officer

Posted on
02 January 2018

From its origins as a small group of committed wildlife enthusiasts, WWF has grown into one of the world's largest and most respected independent conservation organizations supported by 5 million people and active in over 100 countries on five continents.

WWF-Cambodia is looking for qualified candidates to fulfill the positions as the following: I. Project Finance Officer For EU Based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

A. Major Responsibilities

  1. 1  Provide support to Senior Project Finance Officer in planning and communication with all partners and its donor, EU, on finance and accounting policies and procedures to staff.

  2. 2  Provide support to set up and monitoring of internal financial control of EU project and EPL landscape as required

  3. 3  Review monthly detail transaction listing related to EU Project and provide recommendation for any adjustment if needed to ensure the correctness of accounting records and budget availability

  4. 4  Coordinates the budget preparation process with EU Project Manager and ensures the compilation of appropriate budget information.

  5. 5  Review and consolidate the voucher lists from all partners (ADG, CLEC, MVi), EPL field office, checking arithmetic of unit rate, unit number calculation and costs eligible before encoding the expenditures on monthly into WWF accounting system

  6. 6  Prepare WWF Phnom Penh voucher list for EU together with other matching funds if available on monthly basis with proper unit number and unit rate calculation

  7. 7  Review and follow up all outstanding advances for EU project on a monthly basis to ensure timely settlement of amounts due and alignment with project implementation timeframe

  8. 8  Review and provide feedback on EU consultant contract to Project Manager

  9. 9  Check and review details transaction listing for EU and EPL project

  10. 10  Ensure the accounting transaction is entered correctly in ORACLE Light and on timely basis into the accounting system

  11. 11  Ensure all disbursements are followed the required guideline and procedures of Donors and WWF - Greater Mekong

  12. 12  Provide other financial supports to EU project staff and all partners of EU

  13. 13  Make sure payroll transactions of EU project is correctly recorded according to the agreed project budget and support with timesheet

  14. 14  Review and provide feedback on EU consultant contract to project manager

  15. 15  Manage all outgoing contracts of EU including partners and consultant contracts and timely update in outgoing contract worksheet

B. Requirements

  •   Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting or in relevant field

  •   At least 5 years of working experience in finance and accounting management, particularly in

budgeting, with international NGOs is desirable, Experience in implementing and monitoring the compliance of finance and accounting system, policies and procedures, preferably the context of an international organization and Experience of working in multi-cultural environment is an advantage.

  •   Thorough understanding of local finance and accounting systems and laws and regulations, Basic knowledge of international finance and accounting standards, Good understanding of finance and accounting practices in NGOs in Cambodia.

  •   Good knowledge of fund accounting including reporting requirements and compliances of major Bi-lateral Aid Agencies EU, SIDA, USAID, and Basic knowledge of environmental and conservation issues in Cambodia is an advantage

  •   General Skill as Communications and negotiation, Networking, teamwork and interpersonal, Fluency in written and spoken English and Khmer language, Proficiency in MS Office.


    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 Officer.

    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.

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