UCLG ASPAC Job Vacancy: Finance & Accounting Assistant, Jakarta – Indonesian

Posting Job

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March 17, 2019

Expired Job

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August 20, 2019

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Background
UCLG
ASPAC is the largest regional section of United Cities and Local Governments
(UCLG), an amalgamation of International Union of Local Authorities (IULA),
United Towns Organisation (UTO), and World Association of the Major
Metropolises (METROPOLIS)
set up in Ghent (Belgium) in 1913, in Aix-les-Bains
(France) in 1957 and in Paris (France) in 1985, respectively
.  UCLG was established on 1 January 2004 and is
headquartered in Barcelona, Spain. Following this unification, UCLG ASPAC was
established in Taipei on 14 April 2004, as the new entity of IULA ASPAC. UCLG
ASPAC’s Secretariat is based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

UCLG
is a worldwide association of local governments and the officially recognised
voice of local governments by the United Nations. UCLG ASPAC has linkages to
more than 7,000 cities and local governments. It represents well over 3.76
billion people – more than half of the world population – and incorporates
economically fast developing countries such as China, India, and Indonesia.

UCLG
ASPAC is the key knowledge management hub on local government issues in the
Asia-Pacific region. It promotes democratic local government, supports
cooperation between cities, local governments and their associations, and
facilitates programmes, network and partnerships to develop the capacity of
local governments and the associations. Moreover, UCLG ASPAC represents local
governments politically within the international community, and with the United
Nations and its agencies.  It also
promotes inclusive societies which safeguard equality, social and economic
justice, and sustainable development. 
UCLG ASPAC is engaged in all relevant thematic fields for nurturing
sustainable development comprising local economic development, climate change,
disaster resiliency, culture, strategic planning, decentralisation, municipal
finance, gender equality, women leadership and empowerment and good governance.

Following
the expansion of its Secretariat and to support the increased cooperation of
cities and local governments, UCLG ASPAC is inviting
a professional
and dynamic people to fill in the newly opened position
, the Finance and Accounting Assistant (FAA).
The FAA will be hired for 1
(one) year period with possibility of extension on good performance basis.
She/he will be placed at UCLG ASPAC Secretariat Office in Jakarta, and shall
report to the Finance and Accounting
Coordinator.
Objective
and goal:
 
To perform cash and bank transactions, verify supporting
documentations, and to maintain records according to UCLG ASPAC standards and
finance policies.

Scope of
Work/Key Duties

Under this Scope of Work, the FAA will carry out the following key
activities:
  • Controls and monitors cash payments
    from the cashbox, coding and recording cash transactions in the daily cashbook
    or accounting system.
  •  As a custodian of petty cash or as
    cashier, performs daily, weekly, and monthly cash counts and investigating any
    discrepancies. File the cash count report.
  • Prepares the payment for Petty Cash and
    make its Replenishment.
  • Follows-up on cash advances and
    ensuring they are duly settled.
  • Carries out transfer requests between
    cash and safe box.
  • Checks the validity of invoices,
    approval signatories, and correctness of account codes.
  • Performs currency exchange operations
    when required.
  • Assists in preparing the monthly reconciliations
    for bank accounts and petty cash.
  •  Assist in liaising with the banker for
    adding or deleting the authorized signers, bank statements and check books
    request, etc.
  • Maintains the filing system for all
    finance documents (e.g. PV, RV, Petty Cash Count, etc.)
  • Any other tasks are assigned by the Supervisor,
    such as prepares periodic invoices for membership fee, send an acknowledgement
    letter to the member upon receipt the payment.
Special
Requirements of the Assignment
  • Minimum of a Bachelor Degree in accounting
    or related fields.
  • Minimum a two (2) years professional working experience in a similar
    position in a not-for-profit organization and/or an International Organizations.
  • Advanced
    computer skills, particularly MS Office and Accounting software.
  • Honest,
    trustworthy and demonstrate sound work ethics.
  • Demonstrated
    ability to do budgeting and financial and administrative reporting.
  • Ability
    to quickly establish professional rapport with colleagues and other persons..
  • Ability to work under pressure and to
    meet deadlines required.
  • Experience in working in an
    international environment, respecting different cultures and nationalities.
  • Effective written and communication skills.
  • Effective verbal, presentation and
    listening communication skills.
  • Positive work ethic with a willingness to learn and
    grow.

Deliverables

  • Monthly financial progress report. 
  • Monthly consolidated financial work
    plan and activities.
     
  • Filing system, but not limited to
    project assets and expenditures.
Supporting
Team
The post will be supervised by
the Finance and Accounting Coordinator and by the Finance Manager.
How to
apply
Please email your CV and Cover Letter with
Subject: FA-Your Name to recruitment@uclg-aspac.org,
before March 20th, 2019.

Only selected candidates will be contacted.
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