WaterAid Bangladesh is an international not-for-profit organization, determined to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere within a generation and is looking for a committed, passionate and self-driven individual for the position of ‘Finance and Administration Officer’ for one of its project operating in Rangpur, Bangladesh.
Work in the zonal team with necessary guidance from the finance team at Dhaka office
Monitor the financial and management accounting activities of WaterAid partner organisations in the zone
Maintain books of accounts of the project and update on a regular basis
Provide support for all procurement of the zonal office and maintain relevant inventory system for the project. This includes, updating the asset database and ensure proper and adequate insurance coverage of the assets
Prepare reports for donor, WaterAid country office and Government as per requirement
Ensure compliances of donor, WaterAid and Government as well as internal control system
Prepare and update the financial guidelines for partner NGOs
Pay regular visit to the partner organizations for financial monitoring and support visit and produce report on the visit with recommendations
Provide training to the finance and non-finance staff as necessary
Oversee the Micro Finance for WASH program of the partner NGO
Support to prepare budget of zonal office as well as partner organization
Assist in the reviewing, monitoring and reporting of the risk management functions of WaterAid Bangladesh country office
Assist in identifying external auditors, review and prepare an audit action plan with partners & feedback to Finance team at Country office for Follow-up implementation of plans
Day to day administrative management of the office which includes travel, logistics, security, premises, assets management etc.
Masters in Finance/Accounting/any other relevant discipline
At least 05 (five) years experiences where 02 (two) years experiences in partner monitoring role
Experience of working in National or International NGO is preferred
Strong accounting knowledge and analytical/problem solving/report preparation skills
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to coach both finance and non-finance people on financial topics including budgeting & internal controls
Knowledge on advanced excel and SUN accounting software would be added advantage
Organised and should have problem- solving mindset
Courage for multi-tasking ability to produce results individually or through teamwork within tight deadlines
Must be a team player with mutual trust and demonstrates gender and cultural awareness
Ready to go for extensive field visit
Reportable to : Zonal Coordinator
Workstation : Zonal Office, Rangpur, Bangladesh
Contract Tenure : Upto 31 March 2021- this is a project based job, the contract may be extended subject to the extension of the project and necessity of the position.
Working hours : Full time (05 days a week with minimum 37.5 hours per week)
Salary & benefits
: Attractive salary package with admissible benefits that include provident fund, project completion benefits, festival bonus, life insurance, hospitalisation insurance for self, spouse and children, cell phone allowances etc.
If you are passionate to make a difference, courageous to improve lives of the poor with water, sanitation and hygiene, confident to meet organisation’s expectations and fulfil the above-mentioned requirements, please apply online through
Application Deadline: 10 May 2020
Please mention (exactly) the name of the position as subject of the email
ONLY SHORT-LISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED
Candidates will have to be ready to go through an extensive selection process.
Any lobbying will be considered as disqualification
Women are encouraged to apply.
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