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					                              Vacancy Announcement
ActionAid is an international anti-poverty agency working in over 50 countries, taking sides
with poor people to end poverty together. ActionAid Myanmar’s approach is building capacity
among youth and supporting them to work for the community for short and long term
development for their own community. One of its main programs is participatory community
development (includes livelihood, health, education, DRR etc.); through fellowship for young
people to promote development in Myanmar. ActionAid Myanmar has been working in
partnership with the local and national NGOs in different states and divisions.

ActionAid, on behalf of Thadar Consortium is looking for suitable candidate to fill
the following position. Thadar Consortium is a network of 5 local and international
organization working for strengthening of civil society, build capacity of NGOs in Myanmar and
effective implementation of livelihoods:
(Whilst all applicants will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified women are especially
encouraged to apply for this position.)

Position Title:         Finance Associate
Location:               Yangon and frequent travel to fields (Delta)
Duration:               1 year

Key Responsibilities:
  • To conduct Financial procedures in compliance with AA Myanmar and also with LIFT
     requirements – with project team and implementing partners.
  • To prepare payment and advance settlement vouchers with relevant supporting
     documents in accordance with ActionAid Myanmar Local Finance Manual
  • To perform verification of all cash and bank (MFTB,MICB) payments vouchers
  • To execute Cash and Bank Reconciliation in SUN system and excel
  • To maintain Cash Book in SUN format with T-coding system
  • To carry out data entry of payment vouchers and General Journal Vouchers into SUN
  • To ensure that daily cash balance is agreed with Daily Cash Book and Cash Balance in
     SUN system
  • To achieve bank related jobs like bank deposits, withdrawals and bank transfers to Field
     offices, partners, suppliers and other payees
  • To do copying vouchers as per MOU with donors
  • To prepare file list of Finance Unit in donor wise and as necessary
  • To make Physical Cash Count with two non-finance staff in weekly basis and at each and
     every month and date
  • To maintain Fixed Assets Spread sheet of Finance copy
  • To implement Physical inventory of Fixed Assets in a quarterly basis
  • To perform duties assigned by finance manager as/when necessary
Qualifications & Skills required:

 •     Holds bachelor’s degree in related field
 •     At least two years experience in related field
 •     Ability to work with a team and to take initiative
 •     Fluency in written and spoken English and Myanmar
 •     Ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint and other accounting softwares
 •     Knowledge & experience of SUN Accounting software is an advantage but not

Application Procedure:
Interested persons should send an application letter along with a current C.V, no later than
5:00 pm, 14 September 2012 to the following address: No requirement of photo or
copy of certificates. We will prefer to receive application only through the following
address: #No (1), Win Ga Bar Avenue, Shwe Gone Daing, Bahan Township, Yangon or email or a copy to

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Note: Internal applicants must keep their Line Managers informed of their application.

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