MYANMAR | Reporting Unit Manager for Micro-Finance Institution [567]

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Full Time


Details: Volunteer Assignment



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11 Glenthorne Road
W6 0LH
United Kingdom


Based in Myanmar’s largest city and most important commercial centre Yangon, our partner is a socially-focused microfinance institution. The organisation helps small business owners create or develop small businesses with affordable credit. They are looking for a Pro Bono Accountant to help them build the capacity of the Reporting Unit.

The organisation has 45 branches and 38 service centres located in key rural areas. Client funds have been used for local projects including constructing schools, building roads and supporting healthcare. As loans are paid back, others in the community can benefit from further loans.

Our partner reached out to AfID because they would like the support of a Pro Bono Accountant who can help them build the capacity of the reporting unit and manage the unit while they recruit a suitable Manager. As part of the role two Senior Accountants at Head Office and eight Area Accountants will be reporting to the Pro Bono Accountant. 


Whilst the main focus of your role will be to build the capacity of the Senior Accountants and Area Accountants you will also:

  • Add value on current reporting standards by reviewing in compliance of International Reporting Standards
  • Help team members to be able to manage well on tasks and time for monthly report closing
  • Review all recorded transactions on a daily basis to make sure they are coded, classified and recorded correctly
  • Review on a weekly basis that all recorded transactions are posted into Accounting System
  • Review on a monthly basis that reconciliations are done correctly and on time


This voluntary assignment is a unique opportunity to apply your professional skills in an international development setting, significantly contribute to the support and development of local staff and have a lasting impact. If you are a qualified accountant, looking to make a difference and gain relevant international experience to help you transition into the sector, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

We are confident you’ll encounter a variety of new and exciting challenges, share new experiences with inspiring people and learn skills that will give you confidence to face challenges in other areas of your life. You’ll be inspired and get back so much more than you give!

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Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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