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Senior Program Finance and Budget Officer, Philippines

Location: Philippines
Deadline: August 2, 2022

This position is open to Filipino nationals only.

In an increasingly complex and interconnected world, Asia plays a crucial global role. Would you be excited at the prospect of employing your knowledge and skills to improve lives, expand opportunities, and help societies flourish across this dynamic region? You could have this opportunity at The Asia Foundation. Informed by six decades of experience and deep local expertise, The Asia Foundation addresses critical issues affecting Asia in the 21st century: governance and law, economic development, women’s empowerment, environment, and regional cooperation. We work with innovative leaders and communities to build effective institutions and advance path-breaking reforms. Together with our partners, we are committed to Asia’s continued development as a peaceful, just, and thriving region of the world.

The senior program finance & budget officer manages a team primarily assigned to monitor multimillion awards and projects from government, bilateral, multilateral, and private donors. This includes ensuring full compliance with award agreement clauses and budget, donor financial reporting, monitoring, and reporting compliance both internally and externally.

The Senior Officer serves as the team lead for the Program Finance and Budget unit, which oversees award management for all government-funded and private-funded projects. S/he will coordinate, collaborate, and maintain a harmonious, professional, and respectful relationship with both internal and external parties including, but not limited to, senior management, Asia Foundation staff, all donors, external auditors, and other related organizations that do business with the project.


The successful candidate must have a minimum of eight years of professional experience with a Master’s degree, or a minimum of ten years of experience if without a Master’s degree. S/he must have a minimum of five years of experience in Finance, Donor Compliance, and Sub-recipient monitoring experience with an international development organization. The Senior PFB Officer must be knowledgeable in the rules and regulations of different funding agencies (USAID, DOS, US Embassy, DFAT, British Embassy, New Zealand Embassy, etc.). S/he must also have good interpersonal and intercultural skills, including the ability to work with and manage cross-cultural teams; the ability to work independently on multifaceted tasks; and meet deadlines while managing a team.

Read details about this position. Interested applicants should also complete the Foundation Application Form and send with a CV to [email protected] on or before August 2, 2022. Please use the email subject: [Surname]_Senior Program Finance and Budget Officer

The Asia Foundation is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, sex, disability, national origin, color, or any other protected class. Support will be provided to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process.

Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview.