#JAKARTA Senior Finance Manager – Cardno Emerging Markets (Indonesia)

Posting Job


September 8, 2014

Expired Job


June 26, 2019



Cardno Emerging Markets (Indonesia) 
Position: Senior Finance Manager (SFM)
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia

Background and Objective
Cardno is an
integrated professional services provider, delivering a diverse range of
services including emerging markets services, structural, geotechnical, civil
and environmental engineering (in areas such as urban, traffic, water and
coastal), survey and mapping, planning/project management and asset management
We operate with a global network of about 8,200 staff in 300 offices
across projects in over 100 countries. Together we form a strong
multidisciplinary team with a wealth of knowledge, expertise and passion for
improving the physical and social environments that underpin communities around
the world.
Cardno has permanent offices in Australia, Belgium, Canada, Colombia,
Ecuador, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, New Zealand, Nigeria, Papua New
Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and
the United States of America.
With expertise in the full range of disciplines, Cardno is a valued
resource for federal, state and local governments as well as private clients in
the construction, environment, transportation, property development, water
resources, telecommunications, waste, international aid, marine and coastal,
agriculture, manufacturing and mining fields.
Partnering with private clients, sovereign governments and communities to
create appropriate and sustainable solutions to local issues, Cardno’s
international development assistance areas of expertise include community
development, health and HIV/AIDS and reconstruction and rehabilitation.
Additionally, Cardno provides water engineering and stormwater drainage
design software to engineering businesses via XP Solutions
Cardno (Indonesia) is
looking for high qualified professional to fill in the position of Senior
Finance Manager. The Senior Finance Manager will oversee the operations of the
overall finances of Indonesia operations.

Primary Objective
Reporting to the Operations Manager (Indonesia) the Senior
Finance Manager will be responsible for overseeing the operations of the
overall finances of Indonesia operations.  The Senior Finance Manager will
contribute to Cardno’s success by providing overall Financial operations,
reporting and management of Indonesia operations.

Principles Responsibilities      

  • Work
    as an effective member to ensure the smooth running of  Finance
    function, including liaison with internal and external clients of the
    Finance team.
  • Management
    of all Indonesia finance operations.
  • Management
    of statutory obligations and compliance to all related Indonesia Laws and
    Regulations, including but not limited to taxation, manpower, central bank
    regulations and Corporate laws.
  • Management
    of Finance Manager and two Tax and Finance officers, including day-to-day
    activities, mentoring and training, and performance management

(The expected outcomes for each
accountability and the metrics used to measure performance)

  • Cash-flow
    management of the  Indonesia office and projects.
  • Assist
    with local treasury requirements and bank account management.
  • Development
    and management of financial system and procedures, including identifying
    improvements and implementing them and ensuring compliance.
  • Ensuring
    the Indonesia offices finance systems and process comply with Cardno
    system and procedures and local statutory requirements.
  • Assist
    in the preparation of monthly management accounts.
  • Month-end
    processes including, bank reconciliations, GL reconciliation, expense
    reviews and preparation of monthly standing journals.
  • Calculation
    and submission of monthly payroll, leave accruals, withholding taxes and
    other employment benefits.
  • To
    support, coach and mentor the Indonesia finance team
  • Oversight
    of Indonesia operational overhead budgets and expenditures.
  • Assist
    in preparation of the annual corporate budget.
  • Accurate
    and timely submission of statutory obligations in Indonesia (tax, BPJS,
    BKPM, Central bank reporting, etc) are  timely and accurate.
  • Accounts
    payable management timely payments and accurate processing of invoices.
  • To
    supervise and coordinate Project Accountant in Jakarta.
  • To
    maintain signatory of responsibility levels register as per the QF1-1.
  • To
    identify, recommend then implement approved cost saving initiatives.
  • Ad
    hoc request by the  Operations Manager, Divisional Accountant &
    Country Representative

Quality Management System
  • To
    follow, implement and comply with Quality Assurance procedures, Quality
    Management System (QMS) and where possible recommend improvements where
    the system may need modification.

Corporate Responsibilities

  • To
    comply with Cardno’s policies, procedures and guidelines
  • To
    comply with all related Indonesia laws and regulations
  • At
    all times, ensure the financial management reputation of Cardno is
    protected, and promoted.


  • Degree
    (preferable Master degree) in Accounting, Financial Management or related
    discipline, or professional qualification in accounting
  • A
    minimum of 12 years finance (and partly tax) experience.
  • CPA

  • Strong
    in process, reporting, problem identification and communication to various
    parties on accounting, reporting and cash flow management
  • Knowledge
    and experience in Indonesia taxation
  • Strong
    in risk assessment and how to implement risk mitigation
  • Strong
    awareness of the commercial realities of the environment in which we
  • Excellent
    organisation and time management skills.
  • High
    level of interpersonal skills and communication skills, both verbal and
  • Strong
    attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Proven
    leadership skills and an ability to work as part of a team but also
  • Advanced
    skills in Microsoft Office, especially MS Excel.

Representative (Indonesia)   
Manager (Indonesia)
Management Team (Program Managers, Program Coordinators)
staff, advisors
of Indonesia
of relationship
Responsible for overall in country
financial management
Responsible for overall in country
financial management
of relationship
Responsible for overall in country
financial management and reporting
Provide financial support services and
information as requested & timely
Provide information as requested &
timely payment of invoices.
Comply with all related statutory

obligations to relevant GOI’s agencies (Central bank, tax office, BKPM,

  • Comply
    with the organisations Zero Harm policy and seeks to continually improve
    safety across our business.
  • Embrace
    a reporting culture where all safety issues are promptly reported and
  • Follow
    the required Workplace Health & Safety legislation relevant to the
    location of your employment.
  • Professional presentation.  Mature and professional approach to work.
  • Reliable and trustworthy nature when dealing with confidential issues and Cardno finance systems.
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • Interpersonal
    skills to allow for harmonious working
    relationships within the unit and the office.
  • Ability to research ideas, analyse options and make recommendations.
  • Establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with superiors, co-workers, clients and suppliers.
  • Keen to learn existing systems of company and identify opportunities to improve.
  • Understands
    the importance of safety and embraces a reporting culture where all
    safety issues are promptly reported and addressed.

As per Quality Form QF1-1 Level of
Authority Schedule and QF 11-2 Register of Responsibility Levels, signatures
and Initials.

Career Development Reviews are conducted
annually with your Manager and/or Supervisor. Performance and salary are
discussed at this time. Performance is also monitored informally throughout the

Employee Benefits
Competitive Indonesia National
Remuneration Package

How to apply for this
  1. Cover Letter responding to each of the selection criteria
  2. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  3. Submission through email should indicate the reference: SFM Application for Senior Finance Manager in the subject
    line, and email to: EmergingMarkets.Jakarta@cardno.com
  4. Closing Date: 19 September
    2014, 5pm. Late applications will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  5. On-line application. Go to www.cardno.com/careers
    and search for this position. Click “Apply for this job” located at the end of the job advertisement.

    Applications that do not address all the requirements stated above will not be considered.
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