Finance & Admin Officer

Job Description

Title: Finance & Admin Officer

Company Name: Dhaka Ahsania Mission

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Post-Graduation in business discipline preferably in Accounting or Finance or Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from any recognized university with no third class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in academic records. CA/CC is preferable.

Experience Requirements:
∎ 3 to 5 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ About Dhaka Ahsania Mission:
∎ Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) is a non-government development organization of Bangladesh founded in 1958; mandated to work with disadvantaged and underprivileged people including children through
∎ projects and programs. DAM has set out policy for common values, principles and beliefs to
∎ meet our organizational commitment to protect children and work for their rights and
∎ entitlements. DAM’s mission is to provides high quality services towards unity, peace and development of social and spiritual life for the human community in general and for the disadvantaged and suffering humanity, in particular. Dhaka Ahsania Mission has Consultative Status with UN ECOSOC and UNESCO. Over 62 years DAM has been serving the human community for improved living conditions enhancing people’s capacities to multi-dimensional field programs and inner potentials. DAM’s current diversified works encompass multi-dimensional field programs and self-governing institutions in education, health and economic development sectors in Bangladesh.
∎ Job Context
∎ Dhaka Ahsania Mission in partnership with Plan International Bangladesh is going to implement “Combating Early Child Marriage in Bangladesh (CEMB)” projectwhich is funded by Global Affairs Canada, targeting following major outcomes:
∎ Increased agency of adolescent girls and boys to protect themselves from harmful gender norms and practices, including child, early and force marriage, and exercise choice in decision affecting their futures
∎ Improved community acceptance of norms that value the girl child and actions that support girls and boys to delay marriage
∎ Enhanced institutional responsiveness of duty bearers to child rights violations, particularly Child Early and Force Marriage (CEFM), among vulnerable girls.
∎ The CEMB Project supports the Government of Bangladesh’s commitment from the 2014 Global Girls’ Summit to: create a National Plan of Action to eliminate Child Early and Forced Marriage (CEFM) below 15; reduce by a third marriages below 18 years by 2021; and end all CEFM by 2041. It will promote the progressive provisions of the Child Marriage Restraint Act (CMRA) 2017 and envisions close cooperation with the Ministry of Women & Children Affair, Ministry of Education, a2i and other relevantstakeholders to contribute in implementation of NPA for Adolescent Health strategy in Bangladesh. The initiative is also fully aligned with the goals set by the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) governments through the regional South Asia Initiative to End Violence against Children (SAIEVAC).
∎ At the national level, CEMB Project will be providing support to build the capacity building of Child Marriage Prevention Committees (CMPC) at division, District and Sub-district level and to related training curriculum development process to Ministry of Women and Children Affairs (MOWCA) and Unicef.
∎ On above context, DAM invites applications for the following position for immediate appointment: -
∎ Employment Status: Contractual up to October 2022
∎ Full-time
∎ Job Location:
∎ Dhaka Ahsania Mission’s Head Office, Dhaka

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Responsible for overall financial management of the CEMB Project.
∎ Responsible to prepare the financial reports on monthly, quarterly, six monthly and annual basis or as per reporting procedure of donor and within deadlines and provide documents/report to the organization as per need or instruction.
∎ Responsible for maintenance of the cheque books and cash of the project and to ensure that all vouchers, cash books, ledgers and cheque books are securely kept.
∎ Manage payment of Tax & VAT in relation to the project.
∎ Responsible to prepare salary sheet, petty cash requisition, cheque (s) along with supported by relevant voucher (s) as per the time schedule.
∎ Responsible for organizing internal audit and face external audit by the donor.
∎ Responsible to prepare and give posting of all vouchers (Debit, Credit, Transfer and Journal) supported by relevant appropriate documents complying with the administrative, personnel and accounting manuals and relevant office orders/memos/letters with "paid" seal.
∎ Responsible to record the expenditure in the ledger that will comply with the budget line item. Prepare the resolution of purchase committee.
∎ Check/review/ensure in compliance with the approved budget for all kinds of procurement, collect quotations, comparative cost statement, work order as and when necessary according to the organizational procurement policy and procedures.
∎ Responsible to ensure that all stock items are procured as per procurement policy and well documented (entered into the relevant register).
∎ Responsible to provide all type of support during training/workshop/meeting period and communicate, coordinate & cooperate with all units and provide logistic support in time as their need.
∎ Candidates should have Knowledge on safeguarding issues particularly on child protection.
∎ To maintain the HR related issues: Maintain personnel files and ensure its safety and confidentiality. Review and consolidate leave days for all staff and advise all designated authorities on the number of allowable leave days and take necessary actions with regard to payroll calculations. Ensure the correct process is followed so that the best personnel are hired to fill the open positions during the recruitment process for new Staff. Orient new staff on their duties and their responsibilities.

Additional Requirements:
∎ At least 3-5 years working experience in NGOs/INGOs in Accounts /Finance cum Admin related positions.
∎ Have strong interpersonal, communications, organizational and team building ability
∎ Have fluency in written and spoken English and Bengali
∎ Capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Salary: Tk. 43600 (Monthly)

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 17 Sep 2021

Company Information:
∎ 8 Sep 2021
∎ Dhaka Ahsania Mission

Category: NGO/Development