Accountant

Type: 
Job
Employer: 
Water.org
Location of Job: 
Jakarta, Indonesia
Posted: 
02 Nov 2018
Closing: 
30 Nov 2018
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About the organization: 

844 million people – about one in nine – lack access to safe water. 2.3 billion people don’t have access to a toilet. Water.org is working every day to change this. It is here to bring water and sanitation to the world. Water.org wants to make it safe, accessible and cost-effective because it believes that water is the way to empowering a better life that we can all share in, worldwide. Water.org is an international nonprofit organization based in Kansas City, Missouri that has positively transformed millions of lives around the world through access to safe water and sanitation. Founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, it has been pioneering market-driven financial solutions to the global water crisis for more than 25 years, giving women hope, children health and communities a future.

About the Job: 

The Accountant will support Water.org’s Indonesia Country leadership with a variety of business services such as financial reporting, accounting, bookkeeping, and related tasks. In addition, this position will work in close collaboration with the US-based Finance Department to ensure that the finance functions within Water.org Indonesia operates efficiently and aligns with the centralized global finance vision.

The Accountant reports to the Sr Director of Operations for Water.org Indonesia, with indirect reporting to the US-based International Accountant. This position will be based in Jakarta.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates best accounting practices for Water.org Indonesia.
  • Performs multiple complex accounting reconciliations.
  • Administers and reconciles travel & expenses.
  • Fixed Asset administration and reconciliation.
  • Carries out financial performance and analysis; such as budget variance reporting and projections.
  • Track the quality of Water.org Indonesia’s portfolio of guaranteed loans.
  • Maintain adequate financial records and files.
  • Monitor implementation of financial controls and organization-wide accounting standards.
  • Performs payroll confirmation and reconciliations. Maintains confidentiality with sensitive payroll information.
  • Coordinate with audit firm to assist and complete external and internal audits. Liasing with both external auditors and the US-based International Accountant on audit status and results.
  • Maintains & enters daily transactions into the General Ledger through Quickbooks, the accounting system currently used for Water.org Indonesia.
  • Other finance-related duties as assigned.
  • Management Responsibility:
    • Individual contributor with no subordinates.

This description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required. Some duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications:

  • A four-year undergraduate level degree in Accounting. Professional designation preferred.
  • Minimum five years of relevant experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of Indonesia accounting principles and best practices.
  • Experience and working knowledge with cloud-based accounting & expense platforms.
  • Strong working knowledge of collaboration software tools. Microsoft Office 365 suite preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in Bahasa and English.
  • Strong knowledge on Indonesian financial accounting standards (IFAS).
  • Travel Requirement: Up to five percent of time.
How to Apply: 

Interested candidates should send their CV (with format CV_Your Name, and should not be longer than three pages) and a cover letter (with format Cover Letter_Your Name, and should explicitly state relevant experience) to positions@water.org and cc to: positions_indonesia@water.org with "Accountant" in the subject line.

Country: 
Indonesia