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Accountant - Cambodia

Vacancy for: Accountant

Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Projects Abroad is an organisation that encourages young people to volunteer for worthwhile work in developing countries.

The role:

This is a full-time position and requires the successful applicant to work directly with the local Country Director, as well as the organization's Financial Director in the UK. Focus will be on planning and guiding all financial related matters to ensure proper financial discipline is implemented and standard systems are used. Managerial tasks and responsibility may be available to suitable candidates.

Duties and responsibilities:

Manage and prepare financial and accounting documentation according to the organization financial filing system

  • Manage Transport and Accommodation payments
  • Manage and organise meetings with relevant staff as required
  • Arrange administration, finance and accounting related letters and documents as needed
  • Oversee the control and safeguarding of all project assets/liabilities, ensuring project inventory is maintained
  • Be responsible for overseeing the maintenance and or repair of project equipment
  • Manage relevant contracts and agreements with service providers
  • Be in charge of insurance including quotations, payments and claims
  • Arrange and oversee requests and purchases (regular and special payments)
  • Assist and oversee Banking and bank transactions
  • Arrange all payments according to budget
  • Calculate staff and contractors salary from timesheets for approval and prepare payments
  • Manage Tax calculations and payments
  • Work with Country Director to prepare monthly budget
  • Summarize current financial status by collecting information; prepare relevant financial reports and other reports
  • Maintain financial security by following internal controls and auditing procedures, making recommendations of financial actions by analysing accounting options
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies, procedures and regulations
  • Monitor and report on bank accounts and reconciliation
  • Comply with local financial legal requirements
  • Represent the organisation in other related institutions such as tax department and the Ministry of Finance and Economy
  • Comply with local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising the Country Director and other staff members on needed actions
  • Prepare special financial reports (on request) by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account
  • information and trends
  • Assist Country Director to supervise cleaners, cooks and security guards

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting / Finance or equivalent professional qualification
  • Minimum 3 years’ previous experience in working for a medium to large size company
  • Previous auditing experience preferred
  • Knowledge in accounting, country rules, employee regulations, standard financial practices

Skills required:

  • Responsibility and punctuality
  • Self-Motivation
  • Ability to reflect - on one's own work as well as the wider consequences of financial decisions
  • Organizational skill and ability to manage deadline
  • Mathematical ability and knowledge
  • Attention to details and high level of accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Fluent in both Khmer and English Languages

To apply:

Complete the online application form and provide a cover letter and CV.

Apply for Accountant - Cambodia


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