Position: Project Accountant

1. EVBN Project Overview

The EU-Vietnam Business Network (EVBN) is a project co-funded by the EU. Our overall objective is to increase exports and investments of the European Union to Vietnam in particular by Small-, and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) as well as strengthening the EU business sector in Vietnam.


2. Main Tasks

The Project Accountant is responsible for all financial and accounting issues related to the EVBN project. To that end, he/she will have to prepare and monitor all internal and external financial and accounting documents in compliance with EU requirements and Vietnamese Accounting Standards. He/she will have to have the ability to analyze the financial performance of the project and draw corresponding conclusions to steer the project respectively. A profound understanding about project budgeting and rolling forecast is required. He/She will report directly to the Project Director. To be able to contribute to reporting requirements, a good level of English is mandatory. Internally, the Project Accountant will have to act as a business partner through direct interaction with the team.


3. Key Requirements

  • Control and maintain full set of accounting system including: account receivables, account payables, fixed assets, monthly P&L and balance sheet statement and cash book

  • Control and prepare all financial reports in compliance with EU requirements and Vietnamese Accounting Standards

  • Support the budgeting and forecasting process and update the EVBN management monthly about the financial status

  • Check and verify payment vouchers before approval by Project Director

  • Analyze incoming and outgoing payments

  • Prepare and complete all documents required for regular and irregular audits and act as the

    main contact for external auditors

  • Prepare regular and ad-hoc reports and analyses upon request by the EU Delegation or the

    EVBN Management

  • Responsible for working with the “FAST” accounting software, experience with the software is

    an asset, as well as excellent command in Excel

  • Manage and monitor cash flows

  • Be familiar with public funded project accounting rules as well as Vietnamese laws and


  • Be in charge of HR procedures follow up : working contracts, resident cards, visas, pay slips, paid


  • Be able to support the EVBN management team with reporting requirements


4. Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Vietnamese National with good verbal and written English skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Economy, preferably with a focus on accounting and

    financial management, CA or CFO certificates are an asset

  • Experience with public funded projects (NGO) and the applicable accounting and reporting rules

  • 5 years of experience in related job, preferably project controlling, forecasting/budgeting and

    financial management

  • Strong financial competence and excellent analytical skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and accounting software

  • Must possess problem-solving capacity and be able to prioritize

  • Good communication skills and team player

  • Reliable and precise working style

  • Strong willingness to learn

  • Reporting To: Project Director


5. Salary: To be discussed during interview

6. Starting Date: 17th of September 2018

7. Deadline for applications: 10th of September 2018


Please send application letter and curriculum Vitae in English by email to: