Regional Finance Specialist

Job Description

Title: Regional Finance Specialist

Company Name: Danish Refugee Council

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Contractual

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 3 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Financial Management:
∎ In close cooperation with project managers reinforce existing procedures and systems for financial management and control in compliance with guidelines of country’s regulations, DRC’s Operations Handbook, internal guidelines and donor requirements.
∎ Support timely delivery of quality financial reports to donors and internal reports to colleagues and HQ.
∎ Ensure compliance with relevant country statutory and other financial obligations such as tax, levies and statutory returns.
∎ Ensure financial briefings to relevant project manager including budget follow ups, variances in spending and budget monitoring status.
∎ Ensure thorough and effective budgetary control in the programs.
∎ Liaise with relevant managers on key financial issues for all programs in the RO operations, including co-funding, financial reporting, key variances, and any remedial action.
∎ Ensure day-to-day accounting functions, including regular cash verification, cash/bank reconciliation, monthly cashbooks closing, advances’ reconciliation, timely submission of accounts to HQ business controller and accountant.
∎ Collecting cash forecasts from all managers and requesting funds in a timely manner.
∎ Ensure all required documentation for financial audits in cooperation with coordination staff and HQ.
∎ Prepare for local audits and reporting as per the requirement of FD6 and FD7.
∎ Contribute to the development of proposals with regards to budgeting in cooperation with managers
∎ Ensure an ongoing, accurate both physical & digital data filing system for all finance vouchers.
∎ Ensure DRC Dynamics (ERP System) is used to its full capacity for RO operation.
∎ Capacity Development:
∎ Works closely with the Implementing Partners and program platforms to improve and maintain financial management policies, systems, structures, and procedures in line with requirement of DRC and donor.
∎ Proactively identify and act upon capacity building needs of non-finance staff providing training and other capacity-building where necessary to ensure that non-finance staff capacity is continuously developing.
∎ Conduct training for Budget Holders, guiding them through Budgeting, donor compliance and compliance to DRC handbook.

Additional Requirements:
∎ At least 3 years' experience in a financial management position
∎ Proven experience in managing large budgets
∎ Competence in providing technical guidance and training
∎ Proven experience in working with national implementing partners, local/government authorities
∎ Working experience with relevant donors (e.g. UNHCR, ECHO, DANIDA, FCDO, USAID and BPRM guidelines)
∎ Proven experience on working on FD6, FD6 audit and other tax related tasks in Bangladesh
∎ Advanced proficiency in Excel as well as experience working in a financial IT system
∎ Full professional proficiency in English

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 31 Jul 2021

Company Information:
∎ 19 Jul 2021
∎ Danish Refugee Council

Category: Accounting/Finance