Regional Accountant / Finance Assistant

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 8 July 2019

Job Description

About the program

ASEAN–Australia Counter-Trafficking (ASEAN-ACT) will continue Australia’s long-running collaboration with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to stop human trafficking in our region. The program will principally engage in the justice sector response to human trafficking. It will engage all 10 ASEAN Member States in some capacity and will establish national-level programming in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

ASEAN-ACT is a core part of Australia’s contribution to assisting ASEAN and its member states justice sectors to successfully implement the ASEAN Convention Against Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children (ACTIP) and realize the rights of all victims of trafficking.

About the role

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Regional Accountant / Finance Assistant will be responsible for key finance functions as part of the program support team. Based in Bangkok, but working with several country offices, the position will work in a timely and detailed manner to ensure ASEAN-ACTs financial data is complete, accurate, and complies with the programs policies and procedures. The position will also assist the program support team with logistics and events as required.

Please copy and paste this link: to access further details on the role including an outline of the key responsibilities and specific duties.

About you

You will be a motivated and proactive Regional Accountant / Finance Assistant with the right combination of talent, energy, and a commitment to technical excellence. You will possess a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or any other related fields and a minimum of 2 years’ professional experience of relevant office work.

You will also have:

  • Demonstrated experience in expense classification, data entry, and expenditure reporting;
  • Demonstrated integrity and adheres to organisational policies and procedures;
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst ensuring accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Demonstrated IT skills including experience in Office 365 (Word, Excel and Outlook) and MYOB accounting software or similar accounting software;
  • Good interpersonal, team work and communication skills and able to maintain good relationships with colleagues and external counterparts and stakeholders; and
  • Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills including good written and oral English and Thai language skills.

How to apply?

We welcome your interest in joining the Cardno team. Apply by submitting an email to with:

  • The words ‘Regional Accountant / Finance Assistant’ in the email subject;
  • Your CV;
  • A one-page letter, which describes which describes how your skills and experience are applicable to the selection criteria; and
  • The names and contact details of three professional referees.

Applications close at 5PM on the 21st July 2019.

Queries relating to this position should be directed to It is essential that you quote ‘Regional Accountant / Finance Assistant’ in your email title, or you may not receive a response.

Kindly note, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Candidates from ASEAN Member States are strongly encouraged to apply.

Why join Cardno?

Cardno offers meaningful opportunities for each individual member of our team to grow, make an impact and leave a legacy for local communities, globally.

By joining Cardno, you will be part of an environment where you can collaborate with leading experts from diverse backgrounds, access development programs to achieve your career goals, and be challenged to take a global outlook.

About Cardno

Cardno is a global consulting organisation that manages projects for major donors, delivering aid work in various disciplines such as education, health, governance, resource and environment management and infrastructure. Our work expands across Europe, Latin and North America, Asia, the Pacific and Africa. With over 6,000 staff worldwide, our vision is to be a world leader in the provision of professional services to improve the physical and social environment.

Other information

Cardno is committed to child protection and safeguarding the welfare of children in the delivery of our international development programs. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect this commitment and may include relevant criminal record checks.

About the Organization

About Cardno

Cardno is a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.

Cardno ID (International Development) manages a number of donor-funded programs in the Asia Pacific region. We engage in international development as a holistic, multidisciplinary and integrated process. Strengthened by our geographic and market diversity, we are committed to providing innovative and integrated solutions that create opportunities for significant, lasting change in emerging economies. Partnering with multilateral and bilateral donors, private clients, governments and communities to develop sustainable solutions to complex challenges, we work with local counterparts to achieve meaningful impact.

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