Finance Officer – Inclusive Cities for Nutrition (IC4N) Project

HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Bangladesh

Job Summary

Published on: 4 Sep 2021

Vacancy:  01

Employment Status: Full-time

Experience: At least 3 year(s)

Job Location: Cox’s Bazar

Application Deadline: 11 Sep 2021

Job Context

হেলভেটাস বাংলাদেশ কক্সবাজার ভিত্তিক প্রোগ্রাম অফিসের অধীনে IC4N প্রকল্পের জন্য একজন ফিন্যান্স অফিসার খুঁজছে। এই পদটি সরাসরি ফাইন্যান্স এবং সার্ভিস ম্যানেজার তত্ত্বাবধান করবে এবং প্রজেক্ট ফাইন্যান্স পরিচালনার জন্য দায়ী যা প্রতিদিন কর্মক্ষম চাহিদা নিশ্চিত করে, যা কক্সবাজার অফিসে অংশীদার সংস্থা দ্বারা সহযোগী সংগঠনের প্রকল্প দলের সদস্যদের সহযোগিতায় বাস্তবায়িত হয়। অর্থ ও পরিষেবা ব্যবস্থাপক দ্বারা প্রযুক্তিগত, নীতি এবং সম্মতি নির্দেশিকা; প্রতিদিনের আর্থিক কার্যক্রম বজায় রাখা, প্রতিদিনের হিসাব -নিকাশ, রেকর্ডিং এবং মাসের শেষে ব্যাংকের সমঝোতা করা; দাতা, এনজিও বিষয়ক ব্যুরো, প্রধান কার্যালয় এবং বহিরাগত নিরীক্ষার জন্য আর্থিক প্রতিবেদন তৈরিতে অর্থ ও পরিষেবা ব্যবস্থাপককে সহায়তা করুন; HELVETAS নীতিমালা এবং প্রবিধানের যথাযথ আনুগত্য নিশ্চিত করা।

Job Responsibilities

  • Carry out daily financial transactions and ensure the transactions are properly recorded in BANANA Accounting System/software.
  • Prepare the vouchers on regular basis and post them in BANANA system.
  • Prepare budget variance reports with the burn rate, and share it with project manager on monthly basis.
  • Verify and ensure closing balances of partner organization (MOAS, Prottyashi) in BANANA
  • Extend support to Cox Bazar based finance team and Finance and Service Manager, when require as well as proxy roles in absence of any finance colleague.
  • To arrange monthly staff salary payment, arrange /daily/weekly /monthly payments and process vouchers /transaction posting into into BANANA on regular basis.
  • Assist in procurement process and ensure all compliances including documents of competitive process
  • Process the vendors payments in timely fashion.
  • Prepare a bank book on a regular basis. Assist partners to produce monthly and produce financial report for HELVETAS Country Office with monthly bank reconciliation.
  • Ensure compliance i.e. Tax & VAT in procurement of goods and services, NGOAB, Donor, External Audits.
  • Support project team in exchanging knowledge and learning and take lead for experience capitalization of project.
  • Support Regional Finance and Service Manager in preparing FD-7, FD-6, FD-3, FD-2, etc as per NGAOB requirements for running project and new project.
  • Prepare VAT and TAX statements on monthly basis and deposit withholding tax 7 VAT to the government exchequer.
  • Support to Dhaka office for timely submission of monthly Tax and VAT return.
  • Prepare/produce audit prove vouchers and documents and facilitate the auditor.
  • Oversee the inventory report of project including partner on monthly /quarterly basis.
  • Support to Admin & HR Officer in administrative function if necessary.

Employment Status



  • Work at office

Educational Requirements

  • At least have Bachelor degree in Accounting and/or Finance, but MBA in Finance will add value.

Experience Requirements

  • At least 3 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • 3 -5 years of working experience in development sector at Local and/or International NGOs.
  • Knowledge of modern accounting methods, including electronic book keeping, auditing, program budget planning, procurement, and logistics.
  • Experience of office administration will be added value for the position.
  • Have knowledge on related government policies and code of conduct.
  • Excel, word, power point and financial management software.
  • Working experience in Cox’s Bazar will be an advantage.
  • Fluent in English, Bengali native speaker, Chittagonian desirable.
  • Honest, professional and multi-tasking skill.
  • Willing to visit field.

Job Location

Cox’s Bazar


  • We will offer the candidate a very competitive salary (within the range BDT.80K to BDT.90K) based on the length of relevant experiences. The salary offer will includes Monthly Gross, Festival bonus, PF, Gratuity, Medical and Life Insurance. The initial employment contract would be for 12 months with possibility of extensions.

Read Before Apply

We encourage the qualified candidates to apply online who has relevant experience, education and skills. Women candidates are highly encouraged to apply for this position. Note that HELVETAS Bangladesh does not charge any fee for the recruitment process and does not provide TA/DA for interview.

Apply Procedure

Application Deadline : 11 Sep 2021

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