National Project Finance Officer (02 persons)

  • Full-time
  • Contract type: National employment contract

Company Description

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) is a non-profit, international development organization founded 57 years ago, and now operating in 24 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors use their expertise in three sectors – Agriculture, Energy and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene – as well as the cross-cutting topics of gender, climate change and youth employment to contribute to solving some of the leading problems facing the world today. We work with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organizations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.

SNV has been working in Vietnam since 1995, and currently has over 34 national and international staff. SNV Vietnam operates from a head office in Hanoi and projects in over 50 provinces in the country, including in the poorest and most remote areas.

SNV Vietnam is seeking 02 highly qualified national candidates for the position of Project finance officer to join the team. The Project finance officer supports projects in their financial administration, ensuring the project finance is compliant to SNV policies and procedures as well as donor finance procedures, regulations and guidelines. The Project Finance Officer safeguards the finance control of projects, including budget and periodic progress monitoring and takes actions for overall profitability/financial health in line with the budget.

Job Description

Financial Accounting and Administration

Records financial project data into systems, monitors and analyses project data. Executes, checks and consolidates all necessary activities and checks to assure complete and correct allocation of project costs, in line with financial regulations, SNV financial standards and guidelines and donor requirements.

Financial Planning

Executes the budgeting process and periodically forecasts and supports control, monitors (audit) all financial related activities within the project.

Financial business project control and information

Regularly provides (requested and non-requested) financial reports, analysis and advice to provide insight in the overall projects financial status in order to safeguard financial performance, profitability and to estimate financial risks and take precautions. All in line with donor and SNV financial guidelines. Provides advice, balancing country interests, relevant regulation, corporate standards and guidelines, taking the project set-up with different donor regulations into account. Guides the

Project Manager with country budgets, country project administrations and country project reviews in multiple country projects.

Donor reporting

Provides financial reports to meet both internal and external donor requirements. Supports the project manager in being compliant to internal- and external procedures and regulations and SNV and donor guidelines regarding the financial administration of projects.

Support to Business Development

Assists in development of budgets in proposals. Guides and oversees qualification process for grants if applicable.


  • Vietnamese national.
  • Bachelor degree, preferably in Finance/ Accounting and proven experience in project finance;
  • Minimum 8 years’ relevant experience in financial management and contracting at international private sector or development organizations;
  • Specialized in project financial administration set up and execution;
  • Good organizing skills and good team spirit and enthusiasm;
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills (English and Vietnamese);
  • Good computer skills in MS-applications (Word, Excel, Internet, Email, PowerPoint);
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages;
  • Knowledge of SAP system desirable.

Additional Information

Supervision:  The Project Finance Officer will be supervised by the Country Finance Manager of SNV Vietnam, and will also regularly meet with relevant Project Managers and project teams.

Desired start date: May or June 2023.

Contract Duration:

- Full-time job 

- Duration: 01 year with potential extension based on the performance.

How to apply?

Please send your application letter and CV, together with an indication of your current salary and compensation package before 12.00am on 15th April 2023. 

Applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted on a rolling basis to identify appropriate candidates as soon as possible. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

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