WWF Mongolia announces the position of a Project Finance Accountant based in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (12 month with possible extension upon satisfactory performance) | WWF

WWF Mongolia announces the position of a Project Finance Accountant based in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (12 month with possible extension upon satisfactory performance)

Posted on 28 March 2018
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WWF-Mongolia is extending the conservation work for snow leopard and its prey in six different Mountains in Western Mongolia, Altai Sayan Ecoregion by introducing five year conservation project. The project’s overarching goal is that “The future of the second largest global population of the snow leopard “Irbis” – the Northern subspecies – is fully secured through functional connectivity of subpopulations in Russia and within Mongolia and elimination of poaching and retaliation killing in the sustainably managed critical habitats”. The project’s focus toward conservation of snow leopard and prey include: 
-Addressing human-snow leopard conflict
-Ensuring zero poaching of snow leopard
-Supporting national efforts against wildlife trade
-Changing attitude of local residents on sustainable use and conservation of natural resources and legal literacy
Ensuring continuous connectivity and migration corridors for key habitats of targeted species and promoting sustainable grazing system 
Major Functions: The Project Finance Accountant under supervision of the Project Coordinator will be responsible for the financial management including all purchases of five year project by ensuring compliances with approved policies, procedures of WWF Network and Donors requirements. The Project Finance Accountant shall be responsible for all financial transactions, procurements of services and goods and preparation of financial reports to WWF and donors.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
-Monitors project financial planning, including budgeting, development and drafting of contracts, and monitoring contractual compliance and progress, all in accordance with WWF and Donors’ policies and procedures.
-Ensures all issued agreements and payments are processed in a timely manner in accordance with policies and procedures.
-Responsible for contract management and providing administrative support as needed.
-Monitors submission of financial reports to ensure that these are timely, complete, correct and appropriate.
-Identifies problems and assists in providing solutions.
-Prepares and reviews financial reports to management and donors, ensuring that expenditure is according to approved contractual budgets and that donor requirements are met.
-Ensures all purchases related to the project according to WWF standards.
-Monitors and reconciles funding awards and bank accounts as required.
-Assists in audit of project as required.
-Visits field offices to review financial management of projects, train field staff, if required.
Required Qualifications:
-University degree in an appropriate subject (business, finance, economics, or accounting).
-Knowledge file management, transcription, and other administrative procedures.
-Minimum five years of financial, project management, and/or accounting experience within an international organization with complex donor requirements or multinational company.   Required Skills and Competencies:
-Sound financial management/accounting skills are essential. 
-Strong analytical skills with ability to set priorities, complete work with minimal supervision, and meet deadlines. 
-Upper intermediate level of English.
-Able to work with multiple demands.
-Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with people from different background and cultures.
-Advanced IT skills, particularly knowledge of Microsoft Office software. Oracle ERP experience would be a strong asset. 
Adheres to WWF’s values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.
All interested candidates should submit:
-CV and cover letter
-Copy of diplomas, certificate and testimonials of degrees obtained
-3 or more names and contact details for reference
-Copy of  Identification Card
Email to info@wwf.mn
Contact information: Inter Office 4th floor, 8th khoroo, Sukhbaatar district, Amar Street-4 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Tel: (976) 311659, (976) 319985   www.mongolia.panda.org  
Only those who meet the requirements will be contacted. Please be aware that if you have not been contacted within two weeks after the closing date, your application was not successful.
Deadline for applications:  15 April 2018
WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.
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