Project Accountant



The Vietnam Cooperative Enterprise Development (VCED) Project is co-managed by SOCODEVI and CMARD2 with the financial contribution of Global Affairs Canada. VCED Project aims to improve Vietnamese cooperative sector contribution to gender-equitable economic growth and to women and men farmers’ livelihood conditions. To achieve this, VCED Project will work at three different levels:

  • Establishment and strengthening of sustainable agriculture cooperative enterprises in strategic value chains within the Vietnamese economy to become models of reference for scaling up;
  • Improvement of productivity and quality of agriculture production in a sustainable manner at the farm (household W/M) level, with value added;
  • Support the Government and stakeholders of the cooperative sector in the establishment of an enabling environment for the cooperative development.


Under the supervision of the Administrative and Financial Officer performs professional accounting work including the bookkeeping, examination, analysis, maintenance, reconciliation, and verification of financial records; develops and implements accounting systems; and performs related duties as required. In the accomplishment of his/her job the Project Accountant will look at the enforcement of the policies and procedures adopted. He/she will propose procedures modifications in order to facilitate and enhance the reliability and quality of financial report. He/she look at delivering and submitting monthly financial report to the Administrative and Financial Officer according to the laid down deadline.

WORKING PLACE: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

DURATION: 1-year contract with extendable ability to 2021.

STARTING DATE: as soon as possible


I) VCED accounting system:

  • Implements SOCODEVI’s accounting system and procedures in collaboration with SOCODEVI headquarters’ staff and the Administrative and Financial Officer.
  • Uses established guidelines and contracts to analyze and evaluate expenditures and determine the maximum allowable disbursement according to the budget.
  • Carry out the bookkeeping and prepare all documents needed for the delivering of the monthly financial report.
  • Makes sure that the Project has sufficient funds to operate and prepare the treasury forecast.
  • Manages the petty cash. Supervises and controls on a monthly basis accounting operations and expenses done by the project’s provincial offices.
  • Reviews and analyzes grants, contracts, and proposals for soundness and adherence to the administrative procedures.
  • Prepares a variety of detailed accounting, statistical, and narrative financial statements or reports requiring analysis and interpretation; and works closely with SOCODEVI head office.
  • Collaborate with Coop Advisors, Coop facilitators in the field to support and monitoring project’s cooperatives in accounting practices if needed.
  • Prepare and submit tax report (quarterly and annually) to tax authorities and register PIT code for new staff and also other tax reports (if any).
  • Provide training and coaching to accountants of 5 Cooperatives those supported by VCED project.

II) VCED Human Resource:

  • Prepare and coordinate with FOSCO for all paperwork related to human resource.
  • Coordinate to prepare full package for submitting HR document and registering new staff to FOSCO.
  • Coordinate with FOSCO for reconciling finalization PIT report annually.
  • Coordinate and prepare consultant contract with the approved TOR.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accountancy;
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in accounting, experience in international project accounting will be an asset
  • Experience in budgeting
  • Good knowledge and skills of national laws and regulations regarding labor, tax and others
  • Good knowledge and skills of accounting software, knowledge of ACCPAC will be an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel.
  • Excellent knowledge and skills in English communication and writing.

Please send your application (letter of interest and resume) before Aug 4th 2019, clearly specifying in the “subject box” of your @mail: “Project Accountant position - with your complete name” to the following @mail address: [email protected].

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2019-08-04