Grant Specialist Team Lead

Type of role
Location Cambodia
Salary USD 18,876 per annum
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract length 24 months
Full Time 37 hours per week
Application Closing Date
Interview date TBA
Start date ASAP

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.

Role overview


You will be responsible for effective financial management of EU GREEN grant including project and donor financial reporting. Produce related financial reconciliations, budget variance analysis, financial analysis, forecasting, income accounting and donor compliance and reporting. Work with project team to produce timely and updated forecasts and budgets aligned to planned project activity and manage financial aspects of grants to make sound decisions. Provide technical support to grant specialist team in country

Skills, qualifications and experience

VSO in Cambodia is looking for a fully Qualified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Accountant (ACCA) license and have good knowledge of accounting and financial management of European Union (EU) restricted donor funding including knowledge of other donors and commercial contract Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), United Nations (UN), Asian Development Bank (ADB), reporting, procurement procedure, grant management, grant equipment and donor rules and regulations for non-profit organisations.

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

This is the fixed term contract for 24 months
This is a national hire post under national terms and conditions. THE RIGHT TO WORK IN CAMBODIA IS ESSENTIAL.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

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VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).

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