World Agroforestry Centre Job Vacancy: Financial Reporting And Grants Officer - Bogor, Indonesian

About our organization
The World Agroforestry Centre (also known as ICRAF) in Southeast Asia isthe region’s leading agroforestry research-in-development organization whichgenerates science-based knowledge about thecomplex role trees play in agricultural landscapes and rural livelihoods. Aspart of the Centre’s work to bring tree-based solutions to bear on poverty andenvironmental problems, researchers – working in close collaboration withpartners – are developing new technologies, tools and policy recommendationsfor increased food security and ecosystem health.

The Centre’s headquarters are located in Nairobi, Kenya, and researchis conducted in 34 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. We aresupported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research(CGIAR) and receive funding from over 50 different donors.

About the position The Officer is responsible for the financial management of grants from start-up through close-out. The incumbent will ensure proper financial management, accountability, planning, and reporting in alignment with ICRAF policies and procedures, the goals of the grant and the provisions of the grant agreement. The officer will provide detailed financial analysis, help strengthen reporting systems and process development, training and support.
The applicant must demonstrate strong experience in sub-grantee management, including building the capacity of local organizations and sub grantees in areas of grant compliance, financial reporting, and accountability. Coaching, advising, and enforcement are essential functions of this position. The applicant will provide detailed financial analysis, reporting, system and process development, training and support to international program funding.

For a detailed Job Description please find the TOR attached.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Financial Management
  • At least 5 years of accounting and grants management experience
  • At least 2 year experience managing staff
  • Excellent command of Excel
  • Strong background in financial management systems
  • Experience in using Agresso Financial system is advantage
Personal Competencies
  • Service-oriented 
  • Good written and oral English proficiency
  • Initiative,coordination and organizational skills
  • Demonstrates a good attitude in customer service orientation
  • Knowledgeof business; experience in all aspects of donor cycle
  • MS office: excel, word, access, power point, project manager
  • Ability to work with all levels of staff across a multi-cultural, multi-layer,  multi-discipline organization
  • Ability to network and maintain close communication with peers and colleagues in similar or related types of jobs in other Centre or similar organizations
  • Possess a high level of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in banking and financial services setting
  • Possess a high degree of flexibility and adaptability to various situations
Terms of offer The World Agroforestry Centre is an equal opportunity employer and offers a collegial and gender-sensitive working environment. We believe that staff diversity promotes excellence and strongly encourage applications from qualified women. This is a national position and will be for a period of 3 (three) years, renewable subject to 3 (three) months’ probation period, assessment of performance, continued relevance of the position and availability of resources.

How to apply
Applications for the position must include:
  • A cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position againstthe listed requirements and salary expectations.
  • Detail curriculum vitae, including names and addresses of threereferees, including telephone, fax numbers and email addresses.
All correspondence should be addressed to the Human Resources Unit,World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) Southeast Asia Regional Office via email: and should indicate “Application for Financial Reporting and Grants Officer” on their application letters and email submissions.

Applications will be considered until 9 September 2016or until a suitable candidate is identified and selected.  Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.