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Career Opportunity With BRAC International

Career with BRAC International

BRAC is a development success story, born in Bangladesh and expanding into 10 other developing countries in Asia and Africa. It spreads anti-poverty solutions making it a global leader in providing opportunities for the world’s poor.

BRAC was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, and is today one of the top leaders in developing cost-effective, evidence-based poverty innovations in extremely poor, fragile and post-disaster settings. BRAC started its first programme outside of Bangladesh in Afghanistan in 2002 through its Dutch registered Stichting BRAC International. BRAC International is currently reaching over 19 million people beyond Bangladesh and creating opportunities to break the cycle of poverty.

With a holistic approach that uses a wide array of interventions including microfinance, education, healthcare, legal services and more, BRAC invests in communities’ own human and material resources, catalyzing lasting change and creating an ecosystem in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives. Of the world’s top development and humanitarian relief organisations, BRAC is one of the few based in the global south. In February 2019, BRAC was ranked as the number one NGO in the world for the fourth consecutive year by the Geneva-based NGO Advisor, an independent media organisation committed to highlighting innovation, impact and governance in the non-profit sector.

BRAC International is seeking application from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position:

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Position

Manager Finance & Accounts

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The purpose of this position is to ensure effective and efficient financial management of BRAC International countries including its monitoring, financial reporting for external and internal stakeholders, financial asset management, effective liaison with country finance team to ensure financial control and management etc.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing and finalizing monthly financial statements of the assigned country in compliance of IFRS and related guidelines;
  • Check monthly GL and suggest Country Head of Finance for improvement. Ensuring HO Logistics are calculated accurately and paid regularly.
  • Ensuring segment wise accounting are being maintained and segmental financial reports are being prepared on a timely basis.
  • Ensuring major financial transactions are being reviewed and approved as per policy. Verifying availability of budgets before incurring major procurements.
  • Tax compliance are being met and timely tax payments and returns are submitted.
  • Working directly with External Auditor and providing necessary support to complete annual audit within the deadline and ensure a clean report.
  • Liaison with country head of finance to resolve issues raised in internal/external audit and other reports.
  • Acting as the fund manager for different donor funded project, and work as focal person for assigned projects; Ensuring all required donor and investors / lenders report are submitted on time.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory authority. Ensure compliance with Donor and Loan agreements.
  • Providing technical support to IT team in developing various ERP modules.
  • Identify operations and system improvement areas for the finance function and manage change implementation process.
  • Providing all accounts and finance related assistance and technical guidance to assigned countries from head office.
  • To accomplish any other duties as delegated by supervisors.

Others (Safeguarding Job Responsibilities):

  • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
  • Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
  • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.

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Requirements

Educational Requirements:

  • BBA / MBA degree from any reputed university in Finance / Accounts.
  • ACA/CMA/ACCA qualified candidates will get preference. 

Experience Requirement:

  • Minimum 3 year experience in international NGO;
  • Experience in donor funded projects & microfinance with understanding about rules and regulation of major donors;
  • Experience in working with cross boarder team and culture.

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Salary and Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Job Location: Head Office, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Last Apply Date: 05/Mar/2020


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If you feel you are the right match for the above mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly: External candidates need to email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at recruitment.bi@brac.net Internal candidates need to apply with their latest CV including all job assignments in detail with BRAC PIN and email to internal.bi@brac.net Please mention the name of the position and AD# 05/2020

  • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
  • Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
  • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.

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