Officer – Finance : ActionAid

Last Updated on November 7, 2022

Officer – Finance at ActionAid Bangladesh

ActionAid Bangladesh is looking for suitable candidate for the following position:

Officer – Finance

Project:Promoting Women and Girls’ Empowerment through Enhancing Protection and Economic Resilience of Rohingya Women and Adolescent Girls in 3 Camps – Phase III (Funded by UN Women)
Location of posting:Cox’s bazar
Types of contract:Contractual
Duration of Contract:Up to 31 July 2023
Number of position:1 (One)
Salary and benefits:Monthly Gross Salary BDT. 78,330 with other admissible benefits such as Mobile Allowance, Medical Allowance and Group Life Insurance etc.

Key responsibilities include (not limited to)

Prepare payment process by ensuring compliance with AAB policies and statutory:

  • Prepare all payment requests under UN Women Funded Project, i.e., Vendor, Third Party, Consultant and Staff in line with AAB, Donor policy, and GOB policies and procedure of county law;
  • Provide entry in the SUN System through ERP/Excel System by ensuring appropriate analysis code, ensuring availability of all supporting documents, preparing vouchers (Payment Voucher & Journal Voucher), and handover payment requests to the AAB Finance Unit to prepare cheque/Account Transfer-as applicably.
  • Process Staff Float/Advance request and arrange disbursement of the same.
  • Process income from external and internal parties through checking all relevant authorities; process expenditure in a timely manner and ensure payments are made efficiently.

Work with PD Team in CXB for developing proposals/project and reporting for UN Women Funded Project:

  • Develop Budget as per the guidance of Programme Unit and amend when needed.
  • Work with the manager to prepare budgets for donors and financial applications.
  • Prepare Burn Rate and Budget Variance Reports for project management.
  • Generate financial reports from the system and analyze for the Project Management, Donor, AAB Management- as needed.
  • Assist to analyze overhead budget and cost recovery, update management monthly of spending and income achieved.

Prepare financial reports to the project/AAB management, donor and audit purpose:  

  • Prepare financial reports to the project/AAB management, donor and audit purpose.
  • Ensure report submission in time.
  • Follow-up observations from the donor/auditors.
  • Ensure documentation of project related.

TAX & VAT calculation, deduction, deposit, and track on timeline of the Government:  

  • Ensure statutory compliance regarding TDS and VDS from various bill as applicable rate and record it in the SUN System.
  • Work with CXB Finance Unit on the preparation of the Vendor wise VAT/ TDS calculation sheet.
  • Maintain all payment documents and ensure documentation in place.
  • Reconcile Vat and Tax ledgers regularly and report to her/his line manager.
  • Prepare financial statements for Audit and facilitate statutorily and Donors’ Audit coordination with AAB Finance Unit.

The person who holds this position will be reportable to the Manager – Finance.

Required Educational Qualification and Experience

  • Graduation or equivalent degree in Finance or Accounting. Chartered Accountant partly completed is preferred
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in a national or International Development Organization

Technical Skills

  • Training on financial management
  • Sound financial management knowledge and skill
  • Sound knowledge of statutory and Donors compliance issues
  • Ability to design and manage multiple budgets according to donor requirements
  • Experience managing staff would be an asset
  • Advanced knowledge of Tax, VAT law, and NGO Affairs Bureau requirements and procedures
  • Excellent proficiency in English and Bangla is required for the position, reading, writing and speaking;
  • Microsoft office software including proficiency in excel
  • Work experience in accounting software,
  • Accounting software knowledge is required, experience in SUN and Vision software is preferred


  • Teamwork and ability to work effectively and respectfully with team members
  • Presentation skill is desirable

Application instructions

Only those who meet the above requirements are requested to apply following these instructions:

  • Last date of application is 11 November 2021.
  • Please click here to submit your application.

Job Source: Bdjobs Circular

Job Category: NGO Jobs


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