Thursday, May 27, 2010

Education Development Center (EDC), Finance Officer, Deadline June 09, 2010.

Finance Officer, USAID PAS project, Timor Leste

Position Description
Education Development Center is seeking a Finance Officer for a USAID-funded youth program called Prepara Ami ba Servisu (PAS). The position is for four months and will report to the Finance and Administration Manager.

Project Description
PAS will provide minimally-educated rural men and women, ages 16-30, with a 8-month workforce preparation program that combines off-the-job instruction with on-the-job training. Elements of this program include literacy/language learning, employability and life-skills training, entrepreneurship training, and vocational skill building.  The program combines formal instruction with on-the-job training in some of the country’s most rural areas.

Job Responsibilities
  • Collect, review, and process payment requests
  • Collect and verify timesheets
  • Prepare and transmit monthly accounting reports to the home office
  • Assist with asset management
  • Assist with budget tracking
  • Help to ensure all transactions are properly authorized
  • Reconcile and manage office petty cash box/accounts
  • Reconcile travel advances
  • Maintain files with copies of supporting documents
  • Maintain QB accounting system
  • Perform other accounting duties as assigned

Organizational Relationship
  • Supervisor: Finance and Administration Manager

Required Job Qualifications
§  University level/degree in Accountancy or related course with at least 2 years of accounting experience
§  Experience working with USAID-funded projects preferred but not required
§  Familiarity in the use of Quick Books Accounting system

For this position candidate must be Timorese citizen.  All applications are due by June 9, 2010 and should be sent to