General Accountant

Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation is looking for a General Accountant
Blue Dragon is an NGO working with disadvantaged children in Vietnam. They are a passionate and young organisation and they are currently looking for a full-time Accountant and team leader to join their small team in Hanoi, starting immediately.

Key objectives of this position:
- Manage Blue Dragon’s finances and administration effectively and accurately
- Ensure adherence to the Blue Dragon's finance manual
- Assist the Director in effective program management

Job Description:
- Manage a small team of 3 staff
- Implement sound accounting procedures
- Develop, review and monitor financial guidelines and administrative policies
- Manage the Finance Department
- Review and oversee financial reports
- Report both internally to Management and externally to donors
- Coordinate with the Communication Department
- Participate in the Management Team
- Conduct Year-end finance procedures in June every year
- Coordinate the budget process every year
- Prepare the financial side of the audit
- Assist the Auditing Team when the audit is conducted

Essential Criteria:
- Passion and enthusiasm for working with disadvantage young people in Vietnam
- Relevant tertiary qualifications and experience in accounting and financial management
- Demonstrated integrity of character
- Ability to take initiative and find creative solutions
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to work as part of a team and have excellent leadership and teamwork skills
- Excellent computer skills
- Excellent written and oral English
- Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Desirable criteria
- Previous managerial experience
- Experience using QuickBooks accounting software

VND 11,000,000 gross per month.  This is an indication only, and will depend on the ability and the experience of the successful candidate.

For further information on Blue Dragon, please visit their website on

Interested candidates should, by close of business on Wednesday 14 July 2010, send
- an application letter clearly addressing the above criteria
- an up-to-date curriculum vitae
- contact details of 2 references
to their Human Resources Manager, Ms Meke Kamps at: [email protected].

Blue Dragon is an equal opportunity employer, and will consider all suitable candidates for the position. Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.
Information received will be used for recruitment purposes only.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Blue Dragon
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2010-07-14