Job Vacancy: Finance Assistant


SEAOHUN, established in late 2011, is a leading regional network of universities collaborating to strengthen One Health workforce capacity and build the next generation of One Health professionals with the right skillset and mindset to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease threats. This includes equipping health professionals with critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and systems approach to problem solving that considers all aspects of the human-animal-ecosystem interface.


In 2022, SEAOHUN comprised 95 universities in 8 Southeast Asian countries – Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, and 6 universities in Taiwan as an associate member country.


SEAOHUN is a regional non-profit organization registered as a Foundation in Thailand. SEAOHUN is governed by its Executive Board comprising members from member countries and key partners. SEAOHUN Secretariat, based in Chiang Mai, Thailand, is a coordinating body of all the country university networks. The Secretariat manages subawards with the country networks, facilitates SEAOHUN Executive Board meetings and regional activities, strengthens One Health university networks in Southeast Asia through capacity building activities, and partners with national, international, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector to build the next generation of One Health leaders. In addition, the Secretariat represents interests of its country networks at regional and global meetings/conferences/forums.


We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the Finance Assistant to join our dynamic team.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the overall supervision of the Senior Finance and Administrative Officer and Operations Manager, the Finance Assistant will undertake back-office functions with the following tasks:

  • Prepare necessary acknowledgement receipt and journal vouchers;

  • Process all cash and check transactions, wire transfer payments, payments for taxes, social security, provident fund, rent and other expenses, and record the transactions in QuickBooks with proper account codes;

  • Ensure the completeness of supporting documents for each transaction and all the payments are made on time;

  • Ensure proper and systematic filling of all payments and other supporting documents according to the Foundation standards;

  • Support Senior Finance and Administrative Officer in preparing the annual audit, monthly expenditure reports, travel and expenses claims, etc.;

  • Perform a regular backup of all accounting related data, including QuickBooks; and  Perform other tasks as assigned by the supervisors.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related fields with two years of relevant professional experience.

  • Experience for using QuickBooks or similar software is required.

  • Skills in Microsoft Office/Google and email applications and internet navigation are required.

  • Fluency in Thai and basic English understanding are necessary.

  • Audit experience is a plus

  • Experience working with intergovernmental agencies, academic universities, or NGOs in multi-country projects is an advantage.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates are invited to send an application letter, a resume or curriculum vitae in PDF format, and state a current and expected salary to secretariat+recruitment@seaohun.org using the subject line “Apply for Finance Assistant”. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until filled with the first round of reviews on 20 June 2022. The candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The salary for this position will depend on qualifications and experience and in line with projects funds.


SEAOHUN is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,

sex, language, religion, ethnicity, disability, age, sexual orientation and gender identity. While we

respect all applications, only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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