Deputy Chief of FinanceVACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Lao National Unexploded Ordnance Program (UXO Lao) is established by the Government of Lao PDR in 1996, with support from UNDP, UNICEF and other partners. It is working towards the attainment of Lao PDR’s national Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 18: “Lives Safe from UXO”, aimed at reducing the UXO obstacle to development. The organization undertakes surveys to identify UXO contamination; clearance of land; roving tasks to respond to UXO discovery by the public; and risk education activities in affected areas. UXO Lao’s national office is located in Vientiane and serves provincial offices in the nine most heavily impacted provinces – Attapeu, Champasack, Huaphanh, Khammuane, Luangprabang, Saravan, Savannakhet, Sekong and XiengKhuang. UXO Lao is reporting to the National Regulatory Authority (NRA) for UXO and Mine Action in Lao PDR, which is over-all in-charge of coordinating and regulating the over-all management of the UXO sector in Lao PDR. Both NRA and UXO Lao are coordinated under the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare.UXO Lao is seeking for a qualified person to fill the position of Deputy Chief of Finance based at the UXO Lao National Office in Vientiane. The Deputy Chief of Finance supports the Chief of Finance in the over-all management of the Finance Unit, and in the effective and efficient management of the financial resources of the organization.Specific Duties and Responsibilities:1. Budget Preparation. Takes charge of the preparation of organizational and project budget proposals to donors.2. Budget Monitoring and Control. Verifies documents to ensure that the planned/committed UXO Lao expenditures are in accordance with approved budget and funds are available to cover such disbursements. Reviews and analyzes actual expenditures vis-à-vis approved budget, highlights significant budget variances, and recommends appropriate course of action to concerned unit/office and to Senior Management.3. Grants Compliance. Reviews donor agreements particularly related to financial management, and ensures UXO Lao’s compliance of the provisions included therein. Reports to the UXO Lao Chief of Finance and Senior Management on any issues and/or concerns noted with regards to UXO Lao’s compliance with the donor agreements.4. Reporting. Prepares the over-all organizational financial reports based on the reporting plan, as assigned by the Chief of Finance, including UXO Lao Budget Monitoring Reports, among others. Ensures that UXO Lao attains satisfactory delivery, particularly utilization of funds based on approved budgets, and reports on any issues and/or concerns with regards to this.5. Internal Control. Supports the Chief of Finance in checking compliance by all concerned on the organization’s finance policies and procedures, as well as finance-related contractual provisions under donor grant agreements. Ensures that the audit recommendations to strengthen financial management system and internal controls are being implemented. Provides recommendations on any policies and/or procedures that would ensure effectiveness and efficiency in UXO Lao’s financial management and internal control systems.Qualifications: 1.) Accounting (Finance) degree required; 2.) Minimum of 5 years Accounting/Finance-related work experience highly desirable; 3.) Fluency in English and Lao (written and spoken); 4.) Experience of working with international organizations; and 5.) Experience in managing or leading teams/groups.Interested applicants should submit/handover application letter with Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant Certificates at the UXO Lao National Office, Thongsangnang Village, Chanthabouly District, Vientiane or email at email@example.com. For any queries, please contact UXO Lao telephone no. 021-225023 or 021-225024.Deadline application 30/09/2019(Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interview).