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Finance and Administration Officer Cambodia

DIAKONIA is a Swedish non-profit and non-political organization for international development co-operation and humanitarian assistance. Diakonia supports more than 350 partner organisations in over 25 countries – in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. The base for Diakonia’s work is people’s will to improve and change the world. Fundamental thematic areas for Diakonia are democracy, gender equity, human rights, conflict and justice and social and economic justice.

Diakonia is recruiting a Finance and Administration Officer as part of its Cambodia Country Office team

Placement: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Start: October 1, 2019
Position Reports to: The Country Director


Major Responsibilities

Manage bookkeeping and prepare monthly financial reports, including all paid vouchers, receipts, and other documentations.

Manage relevant financial transactions and banking, including up-to-date bank mandates for the country office bank accounts.

Ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into the IT systems.

Ensure that finance and Admin practices and procedures comply with all statutory requirements, including local laws and specific regulations.

Provide administrative support including assist in national office registration, and reporting to the relevant ministries, coordinate service of maintenance of office premises and equipment, logistical support to the team members, etc.

Provide support to the Country Director in matters related to Human Resources.



Qualification and Experience

Minimum two to three years job related experience of accounting and administration.

Minimum bachelor degree or equivalent, related to finance and administration.

Ability to perform work in an efficient and effective manner.

Good interpersonal skills.

Ability to work as part of a multi-cultural team and relate to staff in a proactive and contextual manner.



Ability to communicate proficiently and work in English

Capacity to work in teams, as well as taking own initiatives and work independently.

Good administrative skills and well-organised.

Good computer knowledge (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)



Experience of working with NGOs and funding agencies.

Experience of working with finance and budget management.

Familiar with Diakonia and/or our partner organisations.


Applicants will need to hold Cambodian citizenship. 

How to apply

Please download Application Form to be filled in English and submitted to cambodia@diakonia.se no later than August 31, 2019.


Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Diakonia is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. 

All Diakonia Representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of Child Abuse. In addition, it is Diakonia’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of Child Abuse.