Ashoka - Finance Associate - Indonesia

Finance JAKARTA, Indonesia


Position at Ashoka

About Ashoka

Ashoka is on an audacious mission – to create a world where everyone is a changemaker i.e. a world where everyone has the agency and skills to make a positive change in their families or communities. It is only in such a world where the solutions will outrun our social problems. With its global network of over 3.500 leading social entrepreneurs (Ashoka Fellows), 10,000 youth ventures, 180+ changemaker schools, and 30+ changemaker campuses – as well as a community of 20,000+ innovators on – Ashoka works with strategic partners to empower people with the skills to create solutions for the good of all in a world of constant change. About the Role Do details make your world go round? Here in the Finance and Operations team, we know that changing the world depends on getting the little things right. We’d like to find someone who shares this understanding. We’re looking for a Team Angel – someone who provides the team with support, tools and resources to boost their productivity and nurtures a positive and collaborative working environment. Our ideal candidate would be a natural problem-solver, a serial-organizer, a detailoriented coordinator. Someone with strong organizational, time management and multitasking skills, who will be self-motivated and a strong team player. The Ashoka Regional team in Indonesia operates with a small team of colleagues spread across the globe and working closely with Southeast Asia countries (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippine). We engage with an exciting and large group of constituents also from around the globe: Ashoka Fellows and staff, leading business entrepreneurs and executives, thematic experts, strategy consultants, media mavens, foundations, corporations, and youth leaders. This is a great opportunity to experience working in the not-for-profit / social enterprise sector for a globally -recognized organization and take on considerable responsibility.


Role and Responsibilities :
Assisting Finance and Operation Manager in Finance Management-related tasks which includes :

  • To support setting up, improve and manage financial processes according to policies and deadlines
  • To support preparing monthly and annual finance report;
  • To assist in preparing, paying, reporting, and streamlining tax report which includes but not limited to PPh 21, PPh 23, PPh 4(2), and annual corporate tax report;
  • To check and report the regular payment to external vendors, reimbursement, and cash in advance for staffs;
  • To work together with Finance and Operation Manager to create and to regularly update finance dashboard that is accessible for public;
  • To submit, report, and maintain finance-related communication on Salesforce between Ashoka Indo-Hub and Ashoka Global which includes but not limited to vendor invoice and cash request;
  • To support any matters related to bank affairs;
  • To support the streamlining budgeting and funding sources from partners and other Ashoka entities;
  • To assist the audit process, both in Indonesia and Global;
  • To support checking, communicating, and maintaining Global Shared Service (GSS) report with Ashoka Global counterpart;
  • To support Operation Associate and  other team-of-team works.

Required Skills and Experience •

• Fluent English

• Highly organized and detail-oriented

• Finance management knowledge

• Time management and multitasking skills

• Able to work on own initiative, proactively and independently and under minimal supervision

• Strong team member

• Communication skill with different audiences

• Proficient in Excel/Word

• IT-savvy

• Familiar with Salesforce and general IT tools (desirable)

• University degree in finance, accounting, economics or business management

• Less than 2 years of professional experience in a finance and operation role.

• Motivated to grow and learn new skills Personal Qualities Ashoka has a rigorous screening process for hiring staff at all career stages.


All applicants for all positions must possess the following qualities along with the appropriate degree of experience:

  • Entrepreneurial/Intrapreneurial quality; has been involved in an organization/transformed organizations
  • Understanding and Belief in the Everyone a Changemaker: Understands and believes the Everyone a Changemaker vision at a gut level. To be able to innately ‘get’ this, candidates should have a broad and inquisitive intellectual and a thinking pattern that connects the dots between historical trends and current social context.
  • Emotional and Social Intelligence: Ability to work efficiently and respectfully in teams, putting organizational/team goal first (personal glory second).
  • Ethical Fiber: Exceptionally strong ethical behaviour. Is self-reflective and has strong empathy skills. Trustworthy