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Job Vacancy: Finance Assistant | Manila, Philippines

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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 the 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 expanding its team and is looking for a Finance Assistant to handle and support with the following tasks:

  • Maintain bank, cash, and checkbook records including preparation, booking, filing, checking, and monitoring of financial documents
  • Assist in the preparation and booking of monthly and yearly accounting reports
  • 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 the preparation of internal and external documents such as checking of partner liquidation reports and clarifying internal audit remarks
  • Provide assistance on payroll errands and liaise 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
  • Support the tracking and preparation of inventory lists

The ideal candidate would have:

  • University Degree in Accounting, Finance, or similar field
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in a similar role including bookkeeping and accounting tasks
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, as well as accounting systems
  • Solid experience in managing payrolls and handling of other employee benefits
  • Good knowledge of local labor laws and regulations would be a plus
  • Organized, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and able to meet deadlines despite the workload
  • Fluency in English and Filipino

Employee benefits include among others:

  • 20 days of annual leave
  • premium medical insurance (in addition to PhilHealth)
  • IT infrastructure (incl. laptop, cellphone with data plan)
  • flexible working hours and work from home arrangements
  • trainings according to a jointly developed upskilling plan and German classes with the team
  • work in an international environment and with a dynamic and fun team


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 29th, 2022. Please note that this position is only open for Filipino nationals.