Project Finance Officer
- Contract type: National employment contract
SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation. Founded in the Netherlands in 1965, we have built a long-term country presence in over 24 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors works with local partners to equip communities, businesses, and organizations with the tools, knowledge, and connections they need to increase their incomes 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 50 national and international staff. SNV Vietnam’s team works together with communities, government agencies, and businesses in more than 50 provinces, including the remotest and poorest areas of the country. Our work focuses on three sectors - Agri-Food, Energy, and Water. By continuing to focus on these interconnected areas and adapting and expanding our approach within them, we will reach more people in Vietnam and beyond and ensure that they have every opportunity to lift themselves out of poverty.
SNV Vietnam is seeking a highly qualified national candidate 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.
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.
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.
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.
Contract Type: Employment contract
Contract Duration: 12 months, full-time, with possibility of extension
Expected Start Date: Jan 2024
Duty Station: Hanoi, Vietnam
Travel to Projects: Travel within Vietnam is expected
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.
How to apply?
If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by uploading your CV and letter of motivation in English until 12th December 2023.
Applicants will be requested to provide us with the contact details of three people who are willing to act as a reference. We will only contact these references after your explicit permission.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should SNV wish to proceed with your application, two interviews with a Selection Committee will take place.
SNV is an equal opportunities employer and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Working at SNV:
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