Finance Officer

Job Description

Title: Finance Officer

Company Name: The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master of Commerce or Business Administration (major in Accounting/ Finance)

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Duration of contract: Until 31/12/2022 (with possibility of extension)
∎ Organizational Unit/Department: Finance, PMO, Cox’s Bazar
∎ Service status: BDRCS project-based contract
∎ Reporting line : Finance Coordinator, PMO, BDRCS

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Responsible for financial management of the SNSRC Program through computerised financial software
∎ To manage all bank transactions and prepare monthly reconciliation for all accounts.
∎ To ensure all expenses are justified with necessary supporting documentation according to BDRCS policies and procedures
∎ To ensure that payments are issued against invoices from suppliers, vendors and/or third parties on time (either in cheque or cash)
∎ Maintain petty cash as per organization's policy on petty cash management responsible for the programme bookkeeping in the Tally system and back up of data in regular basis.
∎ Day to day coordination with Jamalpur and Kurigram field office to ensure the synergy of financial management.
∎ Review and quality assure of the monthly and quarterly financial reports including checks of the supporting documents (monthly bank reconciliation statement, receipt and payment account, petty cash reconciliation, etc.).
∎ Budget analysis and burn rate calculation in monthly basis and inform BDRCS management and SweRC team
∎ To assist with the management of the funds and financial assets of the office (that include cash flow and cost control management as well as the management of the payments, advances, bank transaction and payroll functions, and maintenance of the accounting books/records/system in accordance with BDRCS guidelines).
∎ To compile of the project budget and financial plan, as per BDRCS financial procedures.
∎ To maintain accurate registers of the assets and property/stock of the program and ensure that accurate office systems are in place and maintained.
∎ To prepare accurate, regular, and timely financial and narrative reports for concerned authority.
∎ In close consultation with the project manager, monitor the programme budgets and ensure accurate accounting, authorization, and internal control procedures, identify, and address significant variances
∎ Comply with SRC’s specific financial conditions and SRC’s general conditions signed by BDRCS and SweRC- where applicable
∎ To provide technical support/training and advice to staff members in financial and administrative systems when needed.
∎ To conduct annual external audit, involve in hiring process of auditors and preparation of management response from observation found by auditors and provide SweRC signed audit report in due time.
∎ Manage admin relating to programme operations, meetings, trainings/workshop, events
∎ Manage admin relating to travel of staff and visitors: tickets, arranging transfer/fleet and accommodation arrangements, procuring items for project etc.
∎ Monitoring visit to field/unit office on financial and administrative issues.
∎ To perform any other duties assigned by the SNSRC project authority.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Minimum 5 year(s) of working experience in the relevant discipline, preferably in NGO, INGO, Red Cross/Crescent Movement, or relevant organization.
∎ Knowledge on Tally Accounting Software is desirable.
∎ Age Limit:45 years (may be relaxed in case of outstanding candidates)

Salary: Tk. 50000 (Monthly)

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 12 Aug 2022

Company Information:
∎ 28 Jul 2022
∎ The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society
∎ Business : Red Cross - Red Crescent movement is the largest volunteer organization in the world. Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) is a national society of the movement, constituted on 31 March 1973 by the President`s Order No. 26 of 1973 with retrospective effect from 16 December 1971. This is the biggest humanitarian organization in Bangladesh. As an auxiliary to the government, the Society provides humanitarian assistance to the vulnerable people over the last 48 years and has undertaken a wide range of activities in humanitarian response, disaster management, health, capacity building and in promoting Red Cross/ Red Crescent ideals and principles.

Category: Accounting/Finance

: Departmental clearance will be required for internal candidates.If you think you are competent enough for the position, please apply online before5:00 pm, August 12, 2022.Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interview.BDRCS is an equal opportunity employer

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