Position:    Accountant – Part Time
Reports to Finance Manager, WCS – Thailand
Work Location:  Muang Thong Thani, Nonthaburi
Country Program/Sector: Global Conservation Program – Thailand Program
Position/Hiring Type Part-time with flexible hour
Internal liaison:  Finance Manager, HR and Admin Officer, Finance/administrative staff – WCS Thailand Program

Organization Background:

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is a US non-profit, tax-exempt, private organization established in 1895 and based in New York, that saves wildlife and wild places by understanding critical issues, crafting science-based solutions, and taking conservation actions that benefit nature and humanity. With more than a century of experience, long-term commitments in dozens of landscapes, presence in more than 60 nations, and experience helping to establish over 150 protected areas across the globe, WCS has amassed the biological knowledge, cultural understanding and partnerships to ensure that vibrant, wild places and wildlife thrive alongside local communities. The Greater Mekong, and South Asia region has Country Programs in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, India, and Bangladesh is managed through a dispersed regional network with a small but developing administrative/financial hub in Thailand.

Position Summary:

Part time staff – Accountant will report to Finance Manager, and this position will liaise closely with the finance/administrative staff of WCS Thailand program.

The successful candidate must be good in financial and accounting background, and be enthusiastic with participating within the group, colleagues and project teams. S/he must be self-motivated, honest, active to coordinate with the team, can work on multiple tasks, and be able to work under pressure.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with a finance team on daily financial and accounting works.
  • Coordinates with the teams on advance request and external contacts on payment request.
  • Prepares payments by verifying documentation, collecting receipts and clearing payments.
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information into the system.
  • Ensure that financial transactions are properly updated and systematically recorded.
  • Ensure that statements and records comply with laws and regulations.
  • Responsible for tax and social security payment process related to the programs.
  • Keep information confidential and secure them with database backups.
  • Organize work schedules and setting priorities to meet deadlines.

Position Requirements:

  • University graduates in Accounting, Business Administration, or equivalent education required.
  • Have knowledge of finance and accounting.
  • Fair knowledge of English.
  • Knowledge of appropriate software including:  MS Office (advanced skills in MS Excel required) and major financial accounting and reporting software (SAP or equivalent). Having good reporting skills, data entry management and general math skills.
  • High personal integrity, confidentiality, positive thinking and flexible approach to work.
  • Attention to detail, deadline-oriented and professional attitude to work.
  • Interested in conservation works with international conservation NGO.

Interested candidates, who meet the above qualifications, should apply by sending an application letter and CV together with the names and contact information of three references to: Please include “Accountant – Part Time” in the subject line of your email. 

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, and before December 16, 2022.

WCS is an equal opportunity employer and the organization complies with all employment and labor laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination in hiring and ensures that candidates from all backgrounds are fairly and consistently considered during the recruitment process. We are dedicated to hiring and supporting a diverse workforce. We are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment and look for future team members who share that same value.

The organization provides equal employment opportunities for all qualified candidates. The organization does not discriminate for employment based on age, color, disability, gender identify, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by laws and regulations.