We are hiring

Project Accounting Assistant

APLE Cambodia is a child protection NGO, established in 2003, working dedicatedly to combating the sexual abuse and exploitation of children in Cambodia. APLE’s mission is to strengthen social and legal mechanisms for the protection of children at risk of, or affected by, sexual abuse and exploitation. APLE is now seeking a highly qualified candidate for the full time position of Project Accounting Assistant to be based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Closing Date: August 15, 2023

Duties and Responsibilities

Preparing monthly and annual tax declarations and NSSF/pension funds

Maintaining cashbooks and conducting regular cash counts

Communicating with banks to collect necessary documents and handling bank reconciliations

Maintaining all projects expenditure records

Providing administrative support to the projects’ operational team

Tracking project actuals against budgets

Preparing timely and accurate financial reports for internal and external stakeholders

Processing invoices, purchase orders, expense reports, and other transactions

Conducting project cost analysis and identifying opportunities for cost savings

Ensuring compliance with organizational and donor financial policies

Core Values and Competencies

Proficiency with accounting software like QuickBooks and project management tools

Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with an ability to exercise sound judgment

Excellent organizational abilities with an ability to handle multiple, competing priorities

Polished communication skills, both written and verbal

A high level of accuracy, attention to detail, and ethical integrity

Education and Experience

A bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field

2-3 years of project accounting experience, preferably in the non-profit sector

Remuneration and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. You will have opportunities for career growth within our Finance department. Most importantly, you will have the chance to do meaningful work that makes a difference in people's lives. If you want to use your financial skills to support an important cause, this could be the ideal role for you.

Submission of Application

To apply for the Project Accountant role, please submit the following documents to job@aplecambodia.org.

Cover Letter

In your cover letter, express your passion for project accounting and working with cross-functional teams. Highlight any relevant experience, qualifications, and career achievements that would make you a great fit for this position. Discuss how you would approach the key responsibilities and your desire to join a fast-paced, growth-oriented company.


Provide an up-to-date resume outlining your relevant education, work experience, skills, and accomplishments. For each role, list key responsibilities and major contributions. Be sure to include any credentials or certifications. Your resume should demonstrate a proven track record of success in project accounting, finance, and accounting.


Submit contact information for 2-3 professional references from previous managers, directors, or mentors. Your references should be able to speak to your abilities, work ethic, and potential for success in this position.

Only the candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.

Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

As a child protection focused NGO, APLE reserves the right to hire only individuals with suitability to work with children. Successful candidates are required to provide a valid background check before their final appointment.