Kautsar started his professional career as an Auditor at one of Public Accountant Firm in Yogyakarta. He was assigned to design and conduct financial audit at various type of companies’ for instance trading, manufacturing, banking including non profit organization. Apart from work in financial auditing, he also provided support to public sectors such as NGOs to design the accounting system as well as internal control of the organization. Later in 2006, Kautsar joined Oxfam’s Tsunami Project as Accountant. His position is responsible to ensure all the financial transactions are following the policy and procedures, accountable and prepared for audit. He continued his tenancy with Oxfam Indonesia as Finance Manager then in 2015 he was appointed as Country Finance Manager of Oxfam Indonesia. His latest appointment with this organization was to oversee programmes’ financial management which included country budget plan, review partners’ financial report and prepare financial report to Regional Office and donors.
Kautsar has joined Better Work Indonesia as Programme Support Manager in January 2017. His current responsibility is to manage Finance, HR, Admin, and IT. Kautsar is a court tennis enthusiast and develops interest in exploring culinary