June 14, 2024

Temporary Finance Assistant

Vacancy #:   6707
Unit:   Vietnam Corporate
Organisation:   International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Location:   Vietnam Country Office, Hanoi, Viet Nam
Reporting to:   Senior Finance Officer
Work percentage:   100%
Grade:   A2
Expected start date:   22 January 2024
Type of contract:   (6 months)
Closing date:   15 January 2024


Admin, Finance, HR

IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, an association established under the laws of Switzerland, with its World Headquarters located at Rue Mauverney 28, 1196 Gland, Switzerland operating in Viet Nam through its Viet Nam Country Office at Building 2A, Van Phuc Diplomatic Compound, 298 Kim Ma street, Ba Dinh District, Ha Noi, Viet Nam. The Finance Assistant, on replacement capacity to temporarily cover the function of the incumbent during her maternity leave for 6 months.



Assistant to the Finance Unit for daily financial and accounting work to IUCN Vietnam’s Finance and Accounting.


The duties of the Finance Assistant will include but not limited to:

1. Accounting:

  • Handle the daily petty cash and bank transactions
  • Delivery document to banks when required.
  • Assist in checking and classifying supporting documents, preparing necessary journal entries and posting into ERP/NAV system.
  • Assist in checking the expenditure report from grantees and partners
  • Assist in following up pending payments/contracts with relevant staff
  • Filing all accounting vouchers.
  • Apply entry for vendor at month-end, review and move completed TA/RQ in the NAV system.
  • Assist in following up with grantee on quarterly financial report and settlement.

2. Inter-company account:

  • Assist in monthly Inter-company reconciliation.
  • Preparing debit/credit note which will be sent to relevant IUCN offices.
  • Checking & accepting IC-Inbox from others IUCN offices
  • Filing DN and CN.

3. Other duties

Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by your supervisor.


  • Vietnamese national.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Finance/ Accounting and proven experience in project finance.
  • Minimum 2 years’ relevant experience in finance and accounting and contracting at international private sector or development organizations.
  • Good team spirit and enthusiasm.
  • Fluency in English and Vietnamese.
  • Good computer skills in MS-applications (Word, Excel, Email…).
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages.


Applicants are requested to apply online through the HR Management System, by opening the vacancy announcement and pressing the “Apply” button.

Applicants will be asked to create an account and submit their profile information. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. The vacancy closes at midnight, Swiss time (GMT+1 / GMT+2 during Daylight Saving Time, DST). Please note that only selected applicants will be personally contacted for interviews.

Other job opportunities are published in the IUCN website: https://www.iucn.org/involved/jobs/

About IUCN

IUCN is a membership Union uniquely composed of both government and civil society organisations. It provides public, private and non-governmental organisations with the knowledge and tools that enable human progress, economic development and nature conservation to take place together.

Created in 1948, IUCN is now the world’s largest and most diverse environmental network, harnessing the knowledge, resources and reach of more than 1,400 Member organisations and some 15,000 experts. It is a leading provider of conservation data, assessments and analysis. Its broad membership enables IUCN to fill the role of incubator and trusted repository of best practices, tools and international standards.

IUCN provides a neutral space in which diverse stakeholders including governments, NGOs, scientists, businesses, local communities, indigenous peoples organisations and others can work together to forge and implement solutions to environmental challenges and achieve sustainable development.

Working with many partners and supporters, IUCN implements a large and diverse portfolio of conservation projects worldwide. Combining the latest science with the traditional knowledge of local communities, these projects work to reverse habitat loss, restore ecosystems and improve people’s well-being.



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