Handicap International (humanity & Inclusion) in Bangladesh

Handicap International (humanity & Inclusion) in Bangladesh

Finance & Accounts Advisor (Re-Advertisement)

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  • 25 July, 2020
  • 1
  • 22 - 60
  • 0
  • Tk. 79000 - 84000 (Monthly)
  • Accounting/Finance

Job Description:

Job Context
  • Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion) is inviting applications from development professionals, willing to serve as a Finance & Accounts Advisor.
  • The Finance & Accounts Advisor will ensure effective accounting management of Cox`s Bazar finance department in compliance with Handicap International- Humanity & Inclusion (HI) donor financial rules and procedures. This position will ensure proper treasury management in Cox`s area and will support the financial management and monitoring of Cox`s area.
  • Line Manager: Finance and Accounts Manager in Dhaka
  • Duration of the Contract: 31 December 2020.
Job Responsibilities
  • Objective 1: Ensure the effective accounting management of Cox's site
  • Ensure the regular updates of cash and bankbook and registration in Navision software
  • Monitor the quality of the accountancy (proper supporting documents, translation in English, good voucher description, etc)
  • Prepare and verify the monthly accounting report and send it in-time to Dhaka office
  • Coordinate and support site offices (Ukhia and Teknaf) for cash payment and accounting management
  • Monitor proper scanning and archiving in Cox's office
  • Lead the VAT and TAX declaration for Cox's Bazar area
  • Objective 2: Ensuring the compliance of HI and donor financial rules and procedures
  • Ensure proper implementation of compliance requirements, including Commitment of Expenditure, Cash management, Procurement procedure, and other HI internal procedures before the payment
  • Give orientation in finance and procurement procedure to the accounts, logistics and project staff as per needs
  • Ensure that the donor-specific rule (if any) has been communicated to projects and logistics teams and propose updates to HI internal procedures where needed
  • Coordinate local donor and government's visits in Cox's office (internal audit or financial monitoring visits)
  • Ensure the local government tax and Vat rules are properly followed and prepare the report in time
  • Objectives 3: Ensure the proper treasury management in Cox's site
  • Ensure the safety of safe and cash box in field offices
  • Timely send the realistic monthly treasury request to Dhaka and support to project manager in forecast template (for New PM)
  • Ensure sufficient fund availability in the site office's bank and cash box to prevent delay in project implementation
  • The focal point to communicate with bank authority and subsite office (Ukhia and Teknaf)
  • Do timely cash counts and do surprise cash count sometimes
  • Objectives 4: Support in financial management and monitoring of Cox's site
  • Support in site Cox's offices' financial management in close coordination with Dhaka finance team and field management team
  • Support the field level monthly donor BFU monitoring and communicate with Dhaka for account-ing codes correction and support to project managers in budget forecast
  • Support in developing and adjusting HI reference budget (R1, R2,..) and implementation of the rolling forecast
  • Support in project proposal budget development, donor budget amendment, and donor financial reporting
  • As a key finance person in site field office Cox's, support and make a bridge between the field and Dhaka to ensure that financial functions in Cox's are smoothly functioning and able to provide the support in time
  • Represent HI towards donors and partners where needed.
  • Objectives 5: Coordinate with site field office accounts team and Dhaka
  • Ensure that field Accounts Assistant will receive support and guidance when needed
  • Regular meeting and monthly planning with Dhaka Finance team, update to Dhaka in accounting and financial management status in Cox's
  • Support and advice to Cox's site management team in overall financial management and compliance process
  • Objectives 6: Other
  • Support in implementation of project activates
  • Make field support and monitoring visit
  • Respect the HI internal policies and support in implementation them
  • Support to the management as per the needs and priorities in the field.

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting is required, higher education in budget management, business, or other relevant degree is preferred.

Additional Requirements:

  • Age 22 to 60 years
  • At least 5 years' work experience in accounting and financial management.
  • Excellent communication skills both in Bangla and English.
  • Good knowledge of excel and accounting software.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Teamwork skills.
  • Proven experience in working with the financial management of projects funded by humanitarian donors (UNHCR, BPRM, DFID, ECHO, WFP, etc.)
  • Ability to work under pressure.

Other Benifits:

  • Mobile bill, Tour allowance, Medical allowance, Provident fund, Weekly 2 holidays, Insurance, Gratuity
  • Festival Bonus: 2

Additional Info:

Read Before Apply
Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should apply with the latest CV with 3 Reference (Previous Supervisors) including Head of HR of the last employer to BDjobs.com before 5:00 PM by July 25, 2020. The applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and HI reserves the right to select the candidate before the deadline above. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Handicap International-Humanity & Inclusion is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply and they will be preferred in case of equal qualifications with other candidates.
Any sort of persuasion by the person, phone, email, or other means in this regard will automatically disqualify the candidate. The selected employee should clearly understand that all final offers of employment are contingent upon the successful reference check, pre-employment screening will be performed for all selected applicants.

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