USAID Jalin - Regional Finance Officer North Sumatra

The USAID Jalin Project

Scope of Work

Regional Finance Officer, North Sumatra

The USAID Jalin Project (hereafter referred to as “Jalin” or the “Project”) is a five-year initiative implemented by DAI Global, LLC and its consortium of partners – IntraHealth, Vital Strategies, and Market Share Associates – to work with USAID to facilitate and support partnerships through a co-creation process that brings together a diverse range of public and private sector actors to leverage domestic resources, increase the pace at which reliable local evidence is made widely available and utilized to design and implement local maternal and newborn health solutions.

Jalin will contribute to a maternal and newborn health movement in Indonesia that: (a) brings together actors, including those traditionally outside the health system, to use local evidence and global best practices to co-create, test and adapt local solutions; (b) addresses evidence gaps by identifying where and why maternal and newborn deaths are happening and uses that information to co-define and create local solutions; (c) engages the public and private sectors to co-finance scalable local solutions to support partnerships and ensure that the poor and vulnerable have access to essential services; (d) catalyzes new and existing partnerships, local solutions and co-investment through a whole-of-market approach across the projects areas of technical focus; and (e) fosters a culture of learning and adaptation.

Duties and Responsibilities

Regional Finance Officers are based in each of Jalin’s Regional Offices – Medan, Serang, Bandung, Semarang, Surabaya, and Makassar – and report directly to the respective Regional Managers. The Regional Finance Officers will work closely with all Regional Office staff  to administer and document all Regional Office financial transactions and undertake general accounting tasks following standard procedures and policies as directed by Jakarta-based Finance Manager. Specific responsibilities of the Regional Accountant include but are not limited to:

·       Oversee accounting of all operational, administrative, subcontract and other financial transactions.

·       Scan and file all necessary financial documentation and save in share folders for review.

·       Ensure timely reconciliation of all advances and processing of associated vouchers. 

·       Maintain project remittance of government-mandated social benefits payments, withholding tax and payments to vendors.

·       Support budget development and review of financial proposals for office and activity plans.

·       Other duties as assigned by the Regional Manager or Finance Manager that are consistent with the overall focus of the project.


·       Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, audit, and/or business administration.

·       At least five years’ relevant experience, preferably on USAID or other donor-supported projects.

·       Demonstrated experience using financial management and accounting software, and drafting financial reports.

·       Experience developing office/activity budgets

·       Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment

·       Bahasa Indonesia (English preferred)

Interested and qualified applicants should send their cover letter and CV on 22 May 2020 at 05.00 PM Jakarta Time to with Regional Finance Officer in the subject line and specify the availability date in the CV. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly.

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