Organization: Mekong Economics Co., Ltd.Position: PMU Accountant Duration: 54 Months Location: Naypyitaw, MyanmarPost: 2 (Male/Female) Mekong Economics Co., Ltd. Mekong Economics Ltd. (MKE) is a leading economic and socio-economic development and commercial consulting firm active in the Greater Mekong sub-region and Asia-Pacific region. Detailed information about Mekong Economics can be found at mekongeconomics.com. Project DescriptionThe Project Management Unit (PMU) will be engaged to provide administrative, financial and technical support to the Project Director within the Executing Agency (EA), the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MOALI), during the implementation of the Project. The Irrigated Agriculture Inclusive Development Project (IAIDP), a sector project, will increase agricultural value added by improving irrigation and strengthening agricultural value chains in three regions of Myanmar's Central Dry Zone (CDZ). Job Description PMU Accountant is responsible to work under the direct supervision of the PMU Accountant; specific duties are:(i) Assist the Finance Manager, in the preparation of the Annual work plan through liaison and information gathering with Implementing departments;(ii) Assist the Finance Manager in the implementation of a sound financial management system;(iii) Prepare financial reports, including monthly funds reconciliation, and monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual expenditure statements;(iv) Prepare transaction vouchers, and input all transactions into the PMU accounting system before submission to the Finance Manager for approval;(v) Process all payments, ensuring that PMU procedures are strictly adhered to;(vi) Manage and report on the use of Petty Cash in accordance with the approved procedures;(vii) Assist the Finance Manager in the preparation of withdrawal applications;(viii) Prepare cash flow forecasts as required;(ix) Monitor financial returns from regional/district offices, including monthly visits to their offices;(x) Assist in the preparation and monitoring of annual operational budgets;(xi) Functional supervision and training of Accounts & Administrative Assistants in PMU/IA;(xii) Maintenance of a well-organized and up-to-date filing system for accounting and financial records as well as an fixed asset tagging system;(xiii) Perform physical inventory of project assets each year;(xiv) Assist the Accountant in the preparation of the financial management manual of the project;(xv) Provide assistance to the OAG as required; and(xvi) Undertake any other activities assigned by PMU management.Notes: Applications are accepted until 15th February 2019. Email To: email@example.comCc: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Bachelor Degree in Accounting. (Prefer Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or ACCA); • Minimum 3 years’ experience and extensive knowledge in relevant fields in Myanmar;• Experience in working with international consultants, government institutions, community-based organizations, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs);• Preferably above-average communication skills in written and spoken English; • Ability to work with team and eager to work in Government Projects; and • A working knowledge of ADB’s safeguards, good governance, and anti-corruption policies.
- Accommodation - Ferry - Field Trip Allowances - Leave Allowances
• MKE encourages early submission of application as candidates can be hired prior to the deadline.
- Gain ADB project experience. - Obtain experience working with Government.
Mekong Economics (MKE) has a broad base of experience in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region, providing specialised services to international development agencies and corporate clients. MKE has conducted numerous development projects for numerous donor agencies including the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the United Nations, Australian Aid, Finnish Aid, Irish Aid, and with Government Ministries. Projects conducted under MKE cover wide arrays of topic such as health, nutrition, agriculture, education, gender, international trade policy, and infrastructure. MKE services include Economic Research, Commercial Services, Surveys, Baselines, Impact Evaluation and M&E and other services.