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Admin - Finance Intern

Vacancy #:   6630
Unit:   Lao PDR Corporate
Organisation:   International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Location:   Lao PDR Country Office, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic
Reporting to:   Finance Officer, Regional GEF Projects
Work percentage:   100%
Grade:   I
Expected start date:   15 November 2023
Type of contract:   Fixed-term (6 months)
Closing date:   30 November 2023 (extended)
The Admin - Finance Intern will provide admin, financial and accounting functions to support IUCN Laos Country Programme and Projects.

The Admin - Finance Intern will support the Country Finance Officer, and Office and Programme Secretary on daily works related to admin, finance and accounting works, among other tasks required by the Country Office.

The position’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


Admin and logistics:

- Provide support to general admin and logistic tasks.
- Document filing.
- Support registration of office assets.
- Support procurement.
- Support events, meetings, workshop, and training organized by progammes.
- Receive office phone calls.
- Delivery of official documents.


- Support Finance Officer on daily finance matters.
- Support financial report preparation.
- Check Travel Allowance and Expense Claim documents.
- Follow up and check Invoices from suppliers/vendors and consultants.
- Support internal and external audit missions.
- Support the payment to suppliers/vendors, and DSA to participants.
- Finance document filing.
- Other finance and accounting works based on assessment from time to time.


Carry out any other duties as requested by the IUCN Country Office.
  • General experience:
Fresh graduated from University and College or professional with one year of working experiences. The candidate shall have good organizational, verbal, and written communication skills in English and Lao, and able to work in multicultural environment.

Bachelor Degree in Finance, Accounting, Banking, Economics, or Business Administration. Finance and/or Accounting with previous experiences is an advantage.

Specific skills:
Proficient in verbal and written English and Lao language.
Goods in ICT, particularly MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlooks and Internet.
Flexibility to perform other tasks as required by IUCN Country Office.

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.

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