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Head of Finance

Vietnamese-German University (VGU)
Updated: 17/07/2018

Employment Information


  • Laptop
  • Insurance
  • Travel opportunities
  • Employee Shuttle Service
  • Uniform
  • Incentive bonus
  • Health checkup
  • Training & Development
  • Salary review
  • Business Expense
  • Annual Leave

Job Description

  • Responsible handling and supervision of all external and internal financial transactions;
  • Further develop the concept for an internal budgeting following the principles of the "New Public Management";
  • Create business plans plus additional short and medium term financial plans;
  • Continuously develop the accounting based on common commercial principles;
  • Supervise the budgeting and reporting of the World Bank financed development project;
  • Internal expert who can be consulted on all matters of finance, e.g. balancing, valuation, contracting;
  • Preparation of the budget plan, monthly and annual financial reports and statements;
  • Ensuring that all Vietnamese laws and regulations regarding the budget are adhered to. Furthermore, guidelines and regulations set by Vietnamese and German cooperation partners should be continuously implemented;
  • Provide consultation and get involved in contractual matters as appropriate;
  • Evaluation of vendor both financially and quality;
  • Liaise with external auditor for annual audit of financial statement;
  • Supervise and manage periodical assets count;
  • Prepare annual report to submit to University Council and Minister of Education and Training (MOET);

Job Requirement

  • Master in finance, accounting/ business administration/ economics or related fields ;
  • Have in – depth knowledge and skills in Finance management ;
  • Knowledge and understanding of current issues in the higher education sector ;
  • Minimum 05 years experience of finance management
  • Minimum 05 years experience of working in a higher education environment at a management level
  • Experience in internal control system and risk management ;
  • International certification on accounting, finance is preferred;
  • Fluent in both oral and written English, fluently use English in discussions/meetings and prepare English report;
  • Knowing German is an advantage;
  • Excellent written and presentation skills; 
  • Experience of finance forecasting; 
  • Strong problem resolution skills; 
  • Strong managerial abilities;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Professional attitude, analytical thinking, creativity, ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, willingness to work with others to achieve shared objectives;
  • Ability to act self-confident in an international working environment.


Please submit a PDF- or Word DOC-file attachment (max. size: 5 MB) with the following documents as part of your application:

  1. Cover letter expressing your interest and ability to fill the position. 
  2. Curriculum Vitae (including educational background and related professional experience)
  3. Scans of certificates of attained university degrees, additional training and qualifications.
  4. Contact details of references or references illustrating your professional career.

More Information

  • Degree: Postgraduate
  • Age: Unlimited
  • Job type : Permanent
  • Probationary period: 60 days
  • Working time: Monday to Friday. 8.30 - 16.30
  • Training opportunities:

    VGU supports lifelong learning of its employees by means of personnel development and training.

    Training programs, develop human resources suitable to the job.

  • Colleagues:

    International university with multicultural staff who celebrate your achievements;
    Professional, friendly working environment;

  • Benefit:

    13th month salary
    24h medical care, bonuses in Teacher day, Tet…, uniform allowance and other benefits will be following to the Vietnam Law and the university's regulations.
    A daily shuttle bus will be offered for VGU staff between HCMC and Binh Duong campus.

  • Holidays: 12 days of annual leave and 10 days of public holiday

Company Overview

Vietnamese-German University (VGU) size: 150
Đại học Việt Đức (Vietnamese – German University - VGU) được thành lập vào năm 2008, với ý tưởng thành lập từ năm 2005, trong buổi làm việc giữa ngài Udo...Detail

Head of Finance

Vietnamese-German University (VGU)

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