Thursday, May 6, 2010

RWSSP, Finance Assistant

BESIK (RWSSP)                                                                                                    Position Description

Title                                   Finance Assistant
Reports to                         Administration and Finance Manager
Employment Basis            2 months appointment with possible extension as required
Start Date                          May 2010

The Timor-Leste Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Program (BESIK) is funded by the Government of Australia through AusAID to provide assistance to the Government of the Democratic Republic of
Timor-Leste for the development of rural water supply and environmental health activities in Timor-Leste. The Managing Contractor for BESIK is IDSS.
Females are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Scope of Position
The Finance Assistant will work closely with the Finance and Administration Manager to help day-to-day admin and financial management.

Key responsibilities:
  • To check all acquittals related to imprest account activities and follow up with required signatures of the relevant advisers,
  • To fill in financial forms of imprest account activities,
  • To handle payment of perdiems or other expenses related to imprest account activities,
  • To do photocopying and filing of all financial documents of operational and imprest account activities,
  • To help process the payment and bank withdrawal of operational and imprest account cheques,
  • To help pay staff perdiems and other daily operational expenses,
  • To carry out other related administrative and financial works as required.

Skills and experience:
  • Minimum qualifications of Diploma 2 finance or accounting or relevant field.
  • Proven skills and experience in admin and finance management.
·         Computer literacy preferably Excel, Microsoft word and e-mail usage.

Personal Attributes:
  • Proactive and enthusiastic.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Well developed inter-personal skills.