Job Details

City:
Yangon
Job Location:
Myanmar
Contract Type:
Full time
Job category:
Accounting / Finance

Company Details

Company industry:
NGO / INGO / Non-Profit
Company Type:
Non-Profit Organization
No. of Employees:
501-1000

Preferred Candidate

Career level:
Experienced (non-manager)
Degree:
Bachelor's degree
Minimum years of experience:
2-5 years

Professional Skills

Excellent in Communication and Negotiation Skills

Language Skills

Good command of written and spoken English and Myanmar is in Fluent

Job Description

Accountant

Reference Number: ADMIN_YAN_2017004

Who are we?

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegation in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar is an independent, impartial and neutral humanitarian organization whose exclusive mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence. The ICRC undertakes humanitarian activities in various regions of the country and promotes international humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.

About the Job

The ICRC Administration Department is looking for an Accountant to be based in its Yangon office. In close cooperation with the Head of Finance and the Finance & Administration Coordinator, the Accountant will mainly be responsible for the preparing, reconciling and analyzing the accounting records and financial reports of the delegation/other structure under his/her responsibility.

Start date: 01 November 2017


Duties and Responsibilities

  • You will prepare and post accounting entries in the accounting software and ensure the accuracy and completeness of accounting transactions.
  • You will assist to ensure that operations run smoothly through efficient cash-flow management.
  • In addition, you will be responsible for the compiling and checking the completeness of accounting documents.
  • You will be responsible for the proper filing of relevant finance documents.
  • You will perform regular integrity checks of accounting entries and account balances.
  • As part of your duties, you will assist in monthly closing activities and ensure compliance with taxation legislation procedures.

What we offer

We offer an employment contract of 12 months with the possibility of extension. We offer a fair compensation package including, for example, medical coverage and transportation allowances. Furthermore, we provide various training opportunities to develop and strengthen the quality of the services provided to our beneficiaries as well as to support our staff members’ professional and personal development.

Need further information?

For more information about the position, you are most welcome to contact our

HR Assistant – Recruitment & Selection, Ei Ei Nyein, at yan_hr_recruitment_services@icrc.org. For general information about the ICRC, please consult www.icrc.org.

Interested?

Yes? Then apply!

Please submit your application in one email not exceeding 5MB via email to:

yan_hr_recruitment_services@icrc.org

Your application should include an updated CV and a cover letter expressing your motivation working with the ICRC and in the vacant position, both in English language. Your application should include relevant certificates and contact details of three professional referees minimum, as well as your salary expectations.

Please indicate the Reference Number ADMIN_YAN_2017004 in the email subject.

 

You can also submit your application via mail to:

ICRC - Human Resources Department

No.2(C)-5, Kaba Aye Pagoda Road

8th Mile, Mayangone Township

Yangon

 

Please send your application no later than 06 October 2017. Interviews are expected to take place within 2 weeks days after the application closing date. Due to the urgency of the position, the ICRC reserves the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.

Position Requirements

About you

To be successful as the Accountant in the Administration Department, you should possess the following qualifications and experiences and have the following characteristics:

  • It is required to have a university degree, preferably in accounting diploma or equivalent.
  • You should have at least 2 years’ work experience in a relevant field and good knowledge of accounting software.
  • Your communication skills should be excellent and you should be good command of written and spoken English and should be fluent Myanmar language.
  • Previous ICRC experience is also a strong asset.

We expect you to have the ability to work with different groups, partners and nationalities. You should also be self-motivated with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principles. You should be flexible, enthusiastic and have the willingness to learn from others. You should also be able to work independently, as well as effectively under limited supervision. You should the proven ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and cope with competing demands under tight deadlines. You should be able to exercise discretion and have the ability to establish and maintain good working relations in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment.

The position will be based in Yangon with frequent travel to other ICRC offices in the country as directed. You should be willing to relocate to Yangon.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, irrespective of ethnicity, race, gender, disability or age.

About the Company

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an independent, impartial and neutral humanitarian organization whose exclusive mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence.

In Myanmar, the ICRC is committed to the people of Myanmar. The organization works to provide basic but vital assistance to people affected by armed conflict and violence in Kachin, Shan and Rakhine states. It covers a range of humanitarian activities all of which aim to better protect and assist those most affected. It promotes international humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles. Many of its programmes are carried out jointly with the Myanmar Red Cross.

At present, the organization works with more than 550 staff members, the majority of whom are Myanmar citizens.

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