Finance & Accounting Consultant - Rare


Consultant, Finance & Accounting

Start DateJuly 2023
Duration of Contract: 6 months potentially extended to 1 year upon satisfactory performance
Project/Program: MA-R/Fish Forever Initiative

Reports to: Associate, Accounting and Finance

Dept./Division/Program: Operations

Location: Bogor, West Java


Rare is the global leader in driving social change to help people and nature thrive. We have helped thousands of people across hundreds of communities in over 60 countries shift their behaviors and practices to protect the nature that sustains their lives, livelihoods, and communities.

Our people-centered approach is rooted in behavioral science and design thinking. We partner with local leaders and their communities to identify and break down barriers to adopting sustainable environmental practices and make change easier to adopt. We spotlight local solutions that enable communities to develop ownership, responsibility, capacity, and pride in conserving their natural resources and protecting the environment. And together, we shift social norms to make sustainability the default and ensure lasting change.

At Rare, we believe that the cumulative power of individual and collective action is a vital pathway to safeguarding and restoring our shared waters, lands, and atmosphere. With the right tools, knowledge, resources, and partnerships, individuals and communities can adopt sustainable behaviors and practices, and seed change that spreads across entire regions and countries. 

Change is what we do. That’s what makes us Rare.


Core Responsibility

To help Finance and Accounting become more compliant in documentation and reporting, Rare is currently looking for a Finance & Accounting Consultant for finance and accounting at Rare Indonesia. This role will provide support and compliance for Rare Indonesia's day-to-day accounting finance reporting and auditing needs by ensuring that Financial Management, Field Office Operations Management, Logistics needs, and Safety requirements are met based on Rare's policies and procedures, local laws and regulations, and donor requirements.

The Finance & Accounting Consultant will report directly to Associate, Accounting and Finance. S/he will work closely with other staff in Rare Indonesia.

Main duties and key responsibilities

Accounting and Finance Support:

  • Examine invoices, receipts, and other documents.
  • Check and complete the documents required for the payment process.
  • Inputting and implementing the system runs accurately and on time.
  • Continuously evaluate finance and accounting related to procedures and audits.
  • Filing and verifying the completeness of accounting and finance documents
  • Play an active role in monthly closing by ensuring that the monthly closing deadlines are met.
  • Provide support in closing monthly reports, ensuring conformity of data entry and recording, as well as preparing reports.
  • Ensure financial reports are completed on time.
  • Making Expenditure Reports and calculation of expenses.
  • Working with a team (Teamwork) to achieve the goals needed for the benefit of the company.
  • Perform work delegated by superiors.
  • Other tasks related to the functions such as Finance and Accounting given by the user.
  • Making Monthly Tax payment and report.
  • Create data support for making Annual Tax Report
  • Support for making Annual Tax Report
  • Ensuring accuracy in submitting Tax Reports


Qualifications & Experience

  • Associated with bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration and similar degree
  • Understands of basic accounting (journal)
  • Understands making monthly tax reports.
  • Minimum of 3 years accounting and finance experience, preferably with an international or local NGO
  • Demonstrate careful attention to detail.
  • Excellent proficiency with knowledge of Microsoft Office (mainly in excel); familiar with financial software
  • Demonstrate ability to handle a heavy workload and changing priorities and tasks under strict deadlines.
  • Excellent communications and personal management skills, ability to relate to people at all levels of an organization with different multi-cultural backgrounds.
  • Strong interest and ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Computer literacy (excellent IT skills); competent in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, and other MS tools, including the ability in operating Accounting Software
  • Able to work independently without supervision but also accustomed to working in a team. 
  • Good communications skills - able to express complex information in a simple and succinct manner.
  • Self-starter, pro-active and uses initiative - can work independently and priorities own workload.
  • Able to communicate adequately in written and spoken English. 
  • Flexible and able to work under pressure and often to tight deadlines; including an ability to prioritize job.
  • Willing to work at any circumstances both independently or in a group, such as in remote areas with very limited facilities.
  • Prioritize those who have taken brevet A and B
  • Preference will be given to those who have experience in tax for 2-3 years


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required to implement the MA+R program. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time to adapt with project’s needs and interventions.

Rare is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a proactive program of affirmative action and diversity development. Rare will continue to recruit, hire, train, and promote into all job levels without regard to race, religion, gender, marital status, familial status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, source of income, or veteran status. All employment-related decisions are based solely upon legitimate, job-related factors such as skill, ability, past performance, attendance, and length of serviceDiscrimination of any type will not be tolerated under any circumstance.


Application Procedures
Please submit your application and curriculum vitae in English, relevant experience, past salary history, three referees via email no later than 13 June 2023, to Ratna Kania, placing the job title in the subject line and label your CV with your name. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.




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