Part-time Finance Consultant

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Job Type: Long-term agreement (part-time)

Duration of Contract: 12 months

Compensation: 25,000 THB per month

Location: Bangkok, Thailand (Semi-remote)

Deadline of Application: December 20, 2023

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Background

DigitalReach is a digital rights organization focused on the impact of technology on human rights in Southeast Asia. The organization was founded in 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand and registered as a foundation in 2022. DigitalReach’s work revolves around three core strategies: research and monitoring, advocacy, and community building and empowerment. The organization’s thematic focus encompasses freedom of expression, the right to privacy, and digital security. The organization is looking for a part-time finance consultant to support the organization financial work on a monthly basis.

Scope of Work
  • Ensure that adequate financial procedures are in place to maintain proper accountability of incomes and expenditures;
  • Ensure the financial transactions are properly authorized, recorded, have adequate supporting documentation, filled, maintained and can be easily extracted for the purpose of preparing financial statements and audits;
  • Monitor budgets and expenditures;
  • Experience with computer-based accounting and finance management system;
  • Maintain cash and bank books and reconciliation with bank statements, including control of disbursements and balancing of books and ledgers;
  • Experience in handling multi-currencies in financial management;
  • Process payment of salaries, allowances, travel claims and other payments to the staff, vendors, and other claimants;
  • Process organization’s tax payments for the organization that is registered as a foundation according to the Thai law which includes, for example, PND 1, PND 1 Kor, PND 3, PND 53, PND 55, and 50 Tawi;
  • Prepare and submit monthly cash flow statuses;
  • Prepare annual financial reports, including project reports;
  • Prepare the organization’s performance annual report to the registrar at the district office according to the Thai law;
  • Check and ensure that all procurement processes and expenditures are in accordance with DigitalReach and the organization’s funders’ procedures;
  • Organize the annual project financial audits and assist auditors with verification and queries.
Qualifications
  • Have a degree in finance, management, accounting, or other related fields
  • At least 5 years of experience working in the field of accountancy and finance;
  • Proficiency in Thai and English;
  • Experience working with a non-profit organization on operation-related tasks;
  • Experience in managing grants from international funding organizations;
  • Experience in using a computer-based accounting software;
  • Significant experience in financial monitoring, budget systems, and internal controls;
  • Demonstrated experience in procurement and preparation of financial reports and budget variance analysis;
  • Experience in dealing with tax related documents according to the Thai law, particularly PND 1, PND 3, PND 53, PND 55, PND 1 Kor, and 50 Tawi;
  • Experience in dealing with Thai authorities and other stakeholders including Social Security Office, District Office, and audit company.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and multi-tasking skills;
  • Proven ability to prepare budgets, contracts, and donor financial reports;
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
COMPENSATION, DELIVERABLES, AND PERIOD OF CONSULTANCY

The monthly compensation is 25,000 THB, and the initial contract spans 12 months, from January – December 2024. This part-time consultancy requires the consultant to self-manage availability for completing monthly deliverables, aligning with standard financial practices for non-profit organizations. The work is conducted in both Thai and English. Payments will be processed upon the submission of each month’s deliverables.

HOW TO APPLY

Please fill in the application form below and submit the following documents as part of the application:

  • A cover letter detailing your experience in financial management with NGOs and why you are interested in applying for the consultancy.
  • An up-to-date CV or resumé
  • Two references

The deadline of application is on December 20, 2023.

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