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The Director of Finance is a key member of the Senior Management Team who will provide strategic leadership, financial and HR management. This role will have major input and influence in expanding our social business, you will be results focused, a strategic thinker and implementer, hands-on to drive continuous improvements and proactive in increasing business performance. You will be directly responsible for leading and operationally managing the finance and human resources department and will ensure a motivated team culture which upholds the organization’s values.


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Probationary Period

Director of Finance

Head Office, Phnom Penh

Country Director

3 months’ probation


The organization is a marketing-focused resulted oriented social business that uses modern management and marketing techniques to provide quality health services in more than 43 countries world-wide. The Cambodia-based social business, works with local partners and the government of Cambodia to provide quality, affordable and accessible Health information and services. The organization is part of a global partnership, and works to improve the health and quality of life of women, men, and their families.


Key Responsibilities


Financial Strategy and Leadership


Deliver sustainable business growth (as part of SMT)

·          Provide ideas and influence to expand our social business (both private and public sector initiatives).

·          Develop and review business cases for future opportunities with clear ROI and business impacts

·          Develop new donor budgets to support proposals with accurate costings.

·          Assist in the development of 5yr strategic plans and annual business plans and budgets.

·          Development and monitoring of overall annual business plan/strategic plan with traffic light reports.

·          Development of relevant annual/quarterly work plans

·          Full capacity building within the finance team  and a succession plan in place to ensure a strong and systematic team


Fully responsible for the finance function and leading a team of up four. Including:

·          Preparation of the monthly Financial and Management accounts including payroll; proactively identifying risks and opportunities to improve the business, monitoring income/cost ratio, working with budget holders to implement improvements.

·          Quarterly reforecasting to enable effective business management and results tracking.

·          Preparation and reporting of donor budgets with the program team and ensure donor transactions are being recorded accurately.

·          Monthly cashflow management and forecasting to ensure adequate funds are available for program needs: following up and ascertaining donor cash inflows and strict expenditure control

·          Manage investments, debtors, creditors and advances from donors,  accurate recording and reconciliation on the Balance Sheet:

·          Overseeing the use of the financial software package SUN System (incl. upgrades)and ensure all financial transactions are in line with the Country program’s policies and procedures, sound accounting principles and the global standards

·          Coordinate all audits (external, internal, donor), preparation of statutory accounts and annual reports. Implement recommendations from the auditors in a timely manner

Effective and documented control systems, compliance and risk management:

·          Develop, review and monitor effective internal controls and systems that can adapt to changes and ensure  the organization’s mandatory standards and best practice are implemented

·          Closely monitor all contractual obligations, highlighting risk and seeking counsel where appropriate to ensure that contractual obligations are financially sound and in line with business priorities.

·          Ensure that all statutory and governance requirements are met on time: compliance necessary to protect the organisation against lawsuits, penalties and similar financial losses.

·          Manage the risk management framework - is up-to-date, implemented and monitored on a regular basis.

Annual Business Plan results achieved

Business plan traffic light report with suggested plan of action on a monthly basis

All business plans/ new business cases/donor proposal submitted on time and in required formats

 Work plans submitted time and delivered

Succession plan completed within agreed timeframe

All budgeting, re-forecasting and reporting deadlines met (internal/external). Key variances explained with suggested plans of action/risk outlined on monthly basis

All budgeting, reforecasting and reporting accurate, in required formats and in line  with organizational and donor requirements;

Unqualified internal and external audit results

Payroll paid on time and accurate

Balance sheet reconciliation accurate and completed monthly

Robust policies & procedures aligned with the organization’s best practice clearly understood throughout the Cambodia program.

No financial loss suffered by the organization as a result of signed financial contracts 

No challenges received from any regulatory body

Risks pro-actively averted or mitigated

Human Resources Leadership for a proactive and motivated Team Culture


Lead the HR function including a direct team of 3 and support 150 full time team members in achieving results.

·          Ensure complete and accurate HR records, mange payroll

·          Consolidate the Cambodia program’s HR framework in line with the organization’s minimum standards and best practice. Components of the framework include, but are not limited to: review of benefits and salary scale, staff satisfaction, recruitment practices, compliance with labour law, performance management system, succession planning, appraisal, capacity building and induction. 

·          Oversee recruitment including advertisements, scheduling interviews, preparing contracts and job descriptions, monitoring probation period timings, and effecting contract renewals.

·          Support team members in resolving conflict and all disciplinary actions managed in correct time frame and confidentially maintained.

·          Support team members in maintaining a team culture of motivation and “can do” attitude

HR framework established and on track.


- 80% of new staff recruited within two months of the advertisement being placed.


- The Cambodia program complies with local labor law.


- Proactive team culture


- Increased capacity across the organisation

Other duties


·      Other duties as required and directed by the Country Director





Skills and Experience




·         Bachelor Degree in Accounting/Finance or relevant field, ACCA/CPA



·         Significant financial management experience including: budgeting, reporting, accounting or related experience

·         Proven experience at a senior management level in strategy, innovation and increasing financial performance

·         Seasoned leader with an understanding of human resources management

·         Developing, implementing, monitoring new  systems and processes for efficient operations

·         No previous I/NGO experience necessary, commercial sector experience desirable



Attitude / Motivation:

·         Effective communicator, fluent in written and spoken English

·         Sound computer skills including MS Office suite of programs

·          Highly analytical and strategic with excellent foresight and problem-solving skills

·          Ability to work at both a strategic and detailed level – hands on when needed

·         Belief in the organization’s Mission

·         Results focused, can-do attitude

·         Ability to remain calm under pressure

·         Optimistic - challenges are good for business



For more detail please contact:
KT Tower Building 4th floor, Plan No. 404 & 405, #23, St. 112, Sangkat Phsar Depo 3, Khan ToulKok, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.Tel: +855-23 991 003/ 17 727 333;
Email: aplus@aplusgroup.biz, website: www.aplusgroup.biz