Finance Support Manager, Status and Tax Project, Myanmar (MYA-FIN-0050)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
Burma
Location
Rangoon
Department
Finance
Job Category
Finance
Pay Band
Pay Band 7
Vacancy Description
Contract: 18-month fixed term contract | Location: Yangon, Myanmar | Salary: Pay band F/7 Country Appointed | Start Date: As soon as possible | Deadline for Applications: 31 December 2019 (23.59 UK time)
 
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Finance Support Manager, Status and Tax Project, Myanmar (MYA-FIN-0050)

 

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

Established in 1948, British Council Burma is a dynamic operation with around 150 staff, we are recognised as a world authority in English language teaching and training, for our well-stocked and well-used library, and for our work in education, rule of law and governance. It is widely respected in the country for having provided opportunity and a safe convening space through four decades of repressive military rule, and many of today’s leaders and influencers in Burma are now seeking the British Council’s support and guidance in education and social development and in international cultural relations.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

You will deliver successful and timely implementation of the Myanmar Business transition (Tax and Status) project by conducting effective and adequate completion of finance and accounting works for the new company (Limited Liability Company - LLC), provide efficient and prompt support to the Tax & Status team at country level and coordinate with the Tax and Security project leads in country in the delivery a range of finance & accounting services in preparation for LLC establishment.

 

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

The British Council intends to change its current status in Myanmar in 2020. The Finance Support Manager will be closely involved in facilitating this change. You will work as part of the Business transition (Tax and Status) (T&S) project team and alongside the country finance team, which is a very dynamic team of the British Council in Myanmar, providing high standard business support services to the British Council’s operation within the country

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

You should a degree in business, finance or relevant qualifications with five years of experience in accounting and finance management in international companies is required. Qualifications in Accounting and Finance would be advantageous.


 

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT THE BRITISH COUNCIL
- Enjoy more than 20 days of Annual leave
- Annual bonus scheme

 

Our work makes a lasting difference by building more inclusive societies and supporting people’s prospects.

 

Together, we can do more.

 

NEXT STEPS

 

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ABOUT THE BRITISH COUNCIL

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

 

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognizing discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.

 

All staff worldwide is required to ensure their behavior is consistent with our policies.

 

The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.