Finance Assistant

Swisscontact Indonesia

Swisscontact ( is an independent, non-profit foundation established in 1959 by exponents of the Swiss private sector. Our development work focuses on private sector-led, sustainable economic development with improved quality of life for all in developing and emerging countries. A key focus is to strengthen the skills of individuals and foster the competitiveness of companies. The foundation is based in Zurich, Switzerland.

Swisscontact Country Office Indonesia

Swisscontact has been implementing projects in Indonesia for more than 40 years. The Country Office supports all Swisscontact projects.

Finance Assistant

Based in Jakarta,  DKI Jakarta (Job Code: ADV.000068)

Job Brief

The main workplace is located at Swisscontact Jakarta Country Office, but flexibility is expected from the employee for tasks to be conducted outside the Jakarta office.

Task, Authority & Responsibility

Overall Tasks

  • The Finance Assistant is responsible for preparing payments through Petty Cash and Bank for the Swisscontact Jakarta Office.
  • The Finance Assistant is in charge as a main contact person for the Finance unit Swisscontact Jakarta in regard to the payments and HRIS Finance portal related matters. 
  • Support the implementation of IDN Country Office projects based on specific requests.

Specific Tasks

  • Receives all payment requests from staffs and third parties in Jakarta Main Office. 
  • Reviews and ensure all payment requests are prepared according to the Swisscontact SOP. 
  • Prepare payment through petty cash and bank transfer according to the applicable Finance Manual. 
  • In coordination with the Sr. Project Accountant to entry payment transactions into the accounting mandate. 
  • Conducts monthly and surprise petty cash count for reporting. 
  • Act as the main contact person to Swisscontact’s bank partners.
  • Support the audit process under the direction of Business Administration Manager.
  • Assist the Project team related to the Finance administrative tasks. 
  • In coordination with the Sr. Project Accountant to manage the filing of financial documents.
  • Other tasks arise during the course if needed.

Employee Requirements

  • Diploma degree in Accounting or Economic. 
  • Relevant working experience in Finance related function. 
  • Previous working experience with one of NGOs is preferable. 
  • Experience of planning and managing small budget/cash flow. 
  • Must possess a strong attention to detail and accuracy. 
  • Skills in computer, software systems (windows, spreadsheet, word processing, e-mail, internet). 
  • Good communication skills in English & Bahasa Indonesia. 
  • Good interpersonal skills and commitment working in a team. 
  • Strong sense of responsibility and control.


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Please send your application latest 

by August 15th, 2023

however we are continuing to shortlist candidates and conducting interviews for the right candidate before the deadline.