Terms of Reference
Post title: Finance Officer
Duty station: Bangkok, Thailand
Starting date: Immediate
Duration: Nov 2020 - April 2021 (6 months)
Type of Contract: Temporary - Consultant
The Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN) is a regional network that is working towards the advancement of trans rights in the Asia Pacific region through research and evidence generation, legal, policy and programmatic advocacy, and public campaigning. APTN office is legally established and has been operating as a registered entity as a Thai Foundation in Bangkok, Thailand. APTN currently works with more than 15 partners in 12 countries in the region
About the position
APTN is seeking a temporary Finance Officer to provide support to our foundation operations in administration and finance. This role is expected to report to the office 2 days a week, from 10am - 6pm, except holidays. The position will work under direct supervision of the Accountant and Finance Officer. The main responsibilities of this role will include the following:
Scope of Work
Accurately record all expenses into the petty cash register and accounting software
Prepares complete set of documentation for check payments--e.g., purchase order, invoice/delivery order, payee name, and terms of payment, securing signature of the authorised signatories, verifying that the amounts on receipts expensed match the amounts in current account records and in current account statements received from banks.
Reviews receipts, purchase orders, purchase requisitions, reimbursements and other documents to ensure accuracy of each transaction and the calculations.
Provides and clear staff cash advances in accordance with APTN policies and procedures.
Maintaining accounting records (hard and soft copies)
Maintaining the accounts for all payments and liaising with staff, contractors and suppliers as necessary
Ensure “Paid” stamping of all the invoices and related documents before filing
Ensure all the financial documents are properly filed and tagged
Visit bank(s) for necessary collection and submission of financial documents
Photocopy and scan all necessary documents
Submission of a bi-weekly task report
Maintain and update regularly all financial filing and other documentation
The consultant will have the following qualifications:
Qualifications University or Bachelor Degree in accounting, finance, commerce and/or business administration
At least three years experience in Finance and Accounting.
Excellent command of Quickbooks and Microsoft Excel Computer proficiency (Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Quickbooks);
Fluent in English (listening, speaking, reading, writing) and must be able to speak and read Thai
Experience working with community-based organizations in Asia-Pacific or in multicultural settings
How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV to email@example.com by 25 November
Please indicate “Application: P/T Finance Officer - Consultant” in the subject of email. Transgender Persons from Asia and the Pacific are highly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified
Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org