FNF Philippines Is Hiring A Finance Officer

Finance Officer Post

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) is a German foundation that is at home in 60 countries around the world. At FNF, we and our partners promote freedom, liberalism, democracy, human rights, economic freedom, rule of law, and also curb climate change. As a publicly funded non-profit organization, the foundation focuses on civic education and keeps close ties to Germany´s Free Democratic Party (FDP). We work with government institutions, NGOs, academia, political parties, researchers, students, journalists, activists, start-ups, and artists who share same values and want to join the work for freedom. In Southeast and East Asia region, next to Manila we also have offices in Bangkok, Hanoi, Jakarta, Seoul, Taipei, Yangon, and in Malaysia. Find out more about our work at

The FNF Manila Office is looking for a:

Finance Officer


to handle and support with the following tasks:

  • Maintain bank, cash and checkbook records including preparation, booking, filing, checking and monitoring of financial documents
  • Preparation and booking of monthly and yearly accounting reports
  • Receive and check the legitimacy of invoices and documents according to internal regulations and Philippine laws
  • Prepare and process accounting transactions such as disbursements, cash receipts, journal entries and advances in accordance with internal finance and accounting policies and procedures
  • Process payments regarding utility, supplies, services and fund disbursements
  • Support the Finance team in preparation of internal and external documents for example checking of liquidation reports and clarifying of internal audit remarks
  • Provide assistance on payroll errands and liase with government agencies regarding locally mandated contributions (BIR, PAG-IBIG, SSS, and Philhealth)
  • Ensure all employee contributions are remitted on a timely basis and that all records are updated
  • Manage other admin tasks

The ideal candidate would have:

  • University Degree in Accounting, Finance, or similar field
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in a similar role including bookkeeping and accounting tasks
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, as well as accounting systems
  • Adept experience in managing payrolls and handling of other employee benefits
  • Good knowledge of local labor laws and regulations would be a plus
  • Organised, detail oriented, able to multi-task and ability to meet deadlines despite work load
  • Fluency in English and Filipino
  • Knowledgeable of accounting software: record data, scan and upload documentation, inventory. Familiarity with Business Central 17 is preferred but not required.
  • Independent but can also work as part of a team with great interpersonal skills.

If the above matches your aspirations and your profile please e-mail your CV and a short motivation letter explaining why you are applying for the position to by May 3, 2024. Please note that this position is only open for Filipino nationals.