Finance Officer

Job Description

Title: Finance Officer

Company Name: Relief International

Vacancy: Not specific

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

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master's Degree in Accounting and Finance.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 3 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Relief International, Bangladesh is urgently looking for Finance Officer to assist in financial and accounting management of its emergency response portfolio in Cox`s Bazar. Under the supervision of the Finance Coordinator, The Finance Officer is responsible for the effective financial management of the projects. The position will be contracted as above period with possibility of extension subject to funding availability. This position demands someone who has the capacity to support multiple grants/projects and work in a very fast-paced environment. Previous experience with UNHCR, UNICEF, ECHO, OFDA, USAID and other emergency donors.
∎ Duty Station: Cox`s Bazar Bangladesh
∎ Reports to: Finance Coordinator (Cox`s Bazar)
∎ Expected Start Date: At Earliest
∎ Contract length: Up to 30th September, 2022 (With possibility of Extension subject to funding, program needs and performance of incumbent)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Under the guidance of the Finance Coordinator, the Finance Officer (ITC) will be responsible for-
∎ Oversee processes and procedures so they meet RI and Donor requirements.
∎ Maintain daily cash on hand at required RI levels and for program operations.
∎ Handle Cash and Bank Transaction and reconcile daily basis.
∎ Prepare General Voucher with correct GL code, Project Code, Activity Code in a timely manner and post into RI Net Suit software.
∎ Ensure financial reporting as required is prepared accurately and reviewed thoroughly.
∎ Assist to Prepare donor financial reports and ensure they are submitted in a timely manner.
∎ Ensure financial accountability by requiring all staff provide proper documentation and signatures on vouchers, PR, purchase orders, or payments of any kind.
∎ Ensure all purchases follow RI procurement and selection policies.
∎ Work with HR Officer to prepare monthly salaries, Incentive to volunteer ensuring appropriate documentation and oversight.
∎ Ensure proper Tax /VAT/Income tax calculation and make deposit to revenue department with correct submission of VAT/TAX challan Voucher.
∎ Ensure the appropriateness of all monetary or banking transactions.
∎ Oversee bank transactions, including opening, closing and reconciliation of bank accounts.
∎ Ensure proper paperwork on financial transactions of any kind between RI and other parties or partners (accounts receivables, payables, etc.).
∎ Ensure safety protocols are established and followed by all staff.
∎ Set up tools, processes or documentation as needed or required to improve the monitoring and oversight of any financial processes described above.
∎ Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Both males and females are allowed to apply
∎ At least 3 years minimum work experience with NGO/INGO/UN.
∎ Experience in writing quality financial reporting.
∎ Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Power point.
∎ Good skill in accounting software, Quick Book and Net suit.
∎ Willingness to make frequent trips too hard to reach areas.
∎ Ability to work under stressful conditions and work environment.
∎ Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken, in both English and Bangla.

∎ As per RI National Pay Scale Policy in Bangladesh

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Weekly 2 holidays, Insurance
∎ Two festival bonuses in a year equivalent to one Gross salary.
∎ Severance (8.33% of the monthly Gross salary) goes with the monthly release of the salary

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 31 Jan 2022

Company Information:
∎ 24 Jan 2022
∎ Relief International
∎ Address : Bangladesh Country Office: Apt- D2, House- 39 (Sheltech Sunshine), Road-37, Gulshan-2, Dhaka- 1212 I Bangladesh.
∎ Web :
∎ Business : Relief International, headquartered in USA, is a leading international non-government organization working in 16 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.

Relief International (RI) has been working in Bangladesh since 2004, implementing programs covering emergency response, health, economic opportunity, trafficking in persons, gender equality and youth empowerment. RI has been present in Cox’s Bazar since 2014 where it was implementing a trafficking in persons project in Ukhiya and Teknaf supporting old caseload refugees as well as host communities prior to the large-scale influx. Since 2017, RI has scaled up its operations in Cox’s Bazar to support the emergency response by providing integrated, multi-sectoral programming for refugee and host communities, covering health services, including a 132 bed COVID-19 Isolation and Treatment Center in Ukhiya, child protection, SGBV, complimentary food and livelihoods opportunities to support social cohesion. Relief International is currently implementing a large scale refugee response program in Cox`s Bazar in Bangladesh in collaboration with multiple partners including UNHCR, WFP, USAID.RI maintains a country office in Dhaka with multiple field offices in Cox`s Bazar.

Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach which we call the RI Way emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships, and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.

Category: Accounting/Finance


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