Director- Finance and Administration

Job Description

Title: Director- Finance and Administration

Company Name: Mukti Cox's Bazar

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Cox's Bazar Sadar)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Degree BCOM (accounting or finance) qualified CPA or ACCA.
∎ A Master’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or a related field is highly preferred.
∎ At least 8 years of experience with increasing responsibility in accounting and/or financial management, including the management and oversight of multimillion-dollar, USAID-funded project budgets and financial reporting;
∎ Previous experience as a Deputy Chief of Party, Director of Administration and Finance, Operations Manager, or another senior managerial role on an international donor-funded program
∎ Extensive knowledge of and financial management experience with USAID funded-programs (experience with USAID contracts preferred).
∎ Proficiency in spoken and written English. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
∎ Skills Required: Execellent computer skills, Financial analysis and reporting

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 8 year(s)
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Excellent analytical skills, Execellent Interpersonal skills, Financial management, Management and Leadership
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s): NGO

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Principal Responsibilities
∎ Financial and Administrative Leadership
∎ Oversee all aspects of Project financial management, including adhering to USAID systems, budgeting, expenditure tracking, financial reporting, accounting, and cost share tracking and reporting.
∎ Develop project budgets with stakeholders and relevant support teams and monitor budget pipelines;
∎ Lead development of the project’s sub-awarding component, including development of transparent procurement processes in cooperation with Mukti’s procurement office; sub-awardee expenditure tracking; sub-awardee capacity-building in fund management and reporting; etc
∎ Directs and supports the?Finance, Administration and Operations staff to?manage?all financial and operational issues of the project, to improve procedures, increase efficiency and provide the means to accomplish project goals;?
∎ Provide oversight for the day to day operations and logistics for the office;
∎ Monitors project spending, including quarterly analysis to identify over or under spending, bring any issues to the attention of the?Chief of Party?for action;?
∎ Monitors advances to project staff and ensures timely liquidation bringing any issues to the attention of the Chief of Party for action
∎ Ensures that finance and operations staff work smoothly with technical teams to accomplish project goals in a manner consistent with policies and procedures; models collaboration with technical leaders;?
∎ Forms a part of the senior management team along with the Chief of Party and Deputy Chief of Party?for?Programs;
∎ Representation and Coordination
∎ Serve as Financial area point of contact with USAID Mission, program partners, key local stakeholders, INGOs, and maintain responsibility for appropriate communication and consultation.
∎ Organize learning and sharing opportunities between project and external stakeholders on a regular basis.
∎ Staff management, development, and security
∎ Oversee the administrative aspects of hiring processes, orientation, and training of key staff to build a well supported, motivated team.
∎ Identify and facilitate opportunities for staff professional development by providing adequate mentoring, clear orientation, feedback and learning opportunities.
∎ Prepare employee job descriptions, performance plans and performance appraisals for project staff.
∎ Ensure appropriate duty of care provisions are in place for all staff and visitors, with particular attention paid to security concerns.
∎ Provide people management expertise and bridge different ways of working and diverse working cultures within the teams.
∎ Supervisor Responsibilities
∎ Directly supervises the Finance Manager. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include financial management, maintain budgetary compliances, expenditure tracking, planning, monitoring addressing finance related complaints, resolving problems, etc.
∎ Safeguarding and PSEA: To meet the program's objectives for safeguarding and PSEA implementation, make sure team members are protected from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation. serve as a major resource for help, direction, and knowledge on safeguarding for developing a safe workplace. To ensure that safeguarding standards are used in every course of action, team members should practice, advocate, and embrace safeguarding policy concerns.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at most 55 years
∎ Both males and females are allowed to apply
∎ Demonstrated and detailed understanding of financial management and accounting principles.
∎ Experience analyzing budget trends and monitoring funding levels across multiple accounts.
∎ Demonstrated computer-operating skills, including proficiency in Google platforms, Microsoft Office products, and virtual technologies such as Skype and Zoom.
∎ Expertise with procedures required for adequate planning, monitoring, and realigning of complex budgets.
∎ Proven program leadership, adaptive management, project planning, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
∎ Advanced level MS Excel and knowledge of the financial application Sun Systems.
∎ Strong analytical, leadership and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations
∎ Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style.

Salary: Negotiable

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ T/A, Mobile bill, Tour allowance, Weekly 2 holidays
∎ According to organization policies and project provision.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 10 Oct 2023

Company Information:
∎ 28 Sep 2023
∎ Mukti Cox's Bazar
∎ Address : Head Office, Mukti Bhaban, Goldighirpar, Cox's Bazar - 4700

Category: NGO/Development

: Mukti Cox’s Bazar is one of the recognized organization in the development sector in Cox’s Bazar that has been working at Cox's Bazar, Chattogram and Noakhali district since 1996. In continuation of that, Mukti Cox’s Bazar is seeking for Director- Finance and Administration for an upcoming five-year USAID-funded “Host & Impacted Community Response Activity” program in Bangladesh. Interested candidates must be send their application with cover letter, CV with names of two references current/ previous professionals, 2 copies recent color passport size photograph, educational and experience certificates, clean photocopy of national ID card to the undersigned on or before 10 October 2023. No application will be entertained after that time. Application must be submitted to the Human Resources Coordinator, Mukti Cox's Bazar, Head Office, Mukti Bhaban, Goldighirpar, Cox's Bazar-4700 or send to [email protected] write the position applied for on the top of the envelope or in the subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be called for interview. Female candidates are encouraged to apply for this position. Mukti Cox's Bazar has a non-negotiable policy of ZERO TOLERANCE towards Safeguarding. All employees are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct, Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA), HR Policy, Financial Policy, Gender Policy, Safeguarding Policy, the Child Safeguarding Policy, and Anti-fraud Policy of Mukti Cox's Bazar. Mukti Cox's Bazar is committed to ending gender inequality and achieving a gender balanced workforce. Mukti Cox's Bazar promotes equal opportunities for women and men from different caste, ethnic and religious backgrounds and encourages them to apply for this position.