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Project Accountant based in Jakarta for National Office (JOB Code : PA-JKT) (Iklan Ini Hanya Tersedia Dalam Bahasa Inggris)

The USAID Indonesia Urban Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Penyehatan Lingkungan Untuk Semua (IUWASH PLUS) program is a five-year initiative designed to assist the Government of Indonesia (GOI) in increasing access to water supply and sanitation services as well as improving key hygiene behaviors among urban poor and vulnerable populations. USAID IUWASH PLUS works with governmental agencies, the private sector, NGOs, communities and others to achieve the following “high level” results:
1. An increase of one million people in urban areas with access to improved water supply service quality, of which at least 500,000 are from the poorest 40% of the population (also referred to as the “Bottom 40%” or “B40”), vulnerable groups or Indonesia’s eastern provinces; and
2. An increase of 500,000 people in urban areas with access to safely managed sanitation.
To ensure that improvements in access to WASH services are sustained, USAID IUWASH PLUS is guided by a development hypothesis that focuses on strengthening service delivery systems, so they can more effectively reach the poorest and most vulnerable segments of the population. In order to achieve this at scale, the program undertakes activities through four interrelated components, including: 1) improving household WASH services; 2) strengthening city WASH institutional performance; 3) strengthening the WASH financing environment; and 4) advancing national WASH advocacy, coordination and communication. In support of these components, IUWASH PLUS also implements a Local Sustainability and Innovation Component (LSIC) that is designed to stimulate WASH innovations that strengthen community, private sector and government WASH service provision.

To achieve these outcomes IUWASH-PLUS is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the positions of

Project Accountant based in Jakarta for National Office (JOB Code : PA-JKT)

Under the guidance and direction of the National Finance Officer, the Project Accountant will manage all transactions incurred from the IUWASH Plus Jakarta Office. S/he will audit all vouchers for reasonableness, allowability and allocability, and ensure backup documentation is complete. The Project Accountant will record all transactions in the field accounting system in a timely manner and assist the Senior Project Accountant and Finance Officer in overseeing the financial transactions. In addition, the accountant will manage travel advances for project staff as required.

The tasks for Project accountant include, but are not limited to:

• Review the invoice or payment request for accuracy and compare to the original invoice, purchase order, or other supporting documents as applicable. If expense is a regular monthly expense, review balance against previous invoice.
• Audit vouchers to ensure that no procurement is paid for without having gone through the appropriate competition, negotiation and approval process as outlined in the Project Manuals.
• Ensure all vouchers have requisite backup documentation and approvals.
• Ensure that proper approval signature is obtained for all parties.
• Check that all billable expenses are allocable, allowable, fair, and reasonable, as defined in Project Manuals.
• Filing and Scanning vouchers regularly to be filled in finance report system

Expense Reporting
• Maintain petty cash and report it to Senior Project Accountant and Finance Officer in regular basis
• Process payments in citidirect
• Monthly Pipelines Regional Program and Operational Budget
• Review settlement and make tracking advance from all regions

Travel Advances
• Work with the requisite staff to approve travel advance amount based on travel advance policy.
• Complete Advance Receipt in the Receipt Book with all necessary information.
• Calculate travel advance and distribute travel advance.

Grant, Procurement & Programmatic Financial Review
• Review the Grant Financial Reporting and make sure the entire supporting document is properly documented.
• Review the budget line versus actual spending and advise Supervisors if there are some variances
• Budget for Owner estimate review on Region Procurement Fixed Price Purchase Order prior Team Lead Approval
• Entering vouchers number to the procurement system

• Support other tasks as assigned by the Supervisors as required.
• Assist the Supervisors for any related finance issues come from regional office

Expected Start Date : March 2019

Minimum General Qualifications:
• A bachelor’s degree in a relevant fields; Accounting and Financing
• Experience in working with International Donor Agency Program
• Having minimum of 5 years experiences within the similar role of donor funded project and similar position.
• Excellent communication skills both in English and Bahasa Indonesia, as well as good computer skills, mostly Microsoft Excel is required.
• Experience with USAID programs is highly desirable.

Interested applicants are invited to send a complete application with 3 references to IUWASH_Plus_Recruitment@dai.com or iuwashplus.recruitment@gmail.com before February 12, 2019. Please write the job CODE in the subject line of the email. We regret that we are unable to acknowledge receipt of all applications and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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