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Career Opportunity

BRAC’s vision is a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential. The organisation was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 and acts as a catalyst, creating opportunities for people to transform their lives. BRAC believes in integrity, inclusiveness, effectiveness, and innovation in all areas of work. BRAC uses an integrated model to change systems of inequity, through social development programmes, humanitarian response, social enterprises, socially responsible investments and a university. It operates in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings in 11 countries across Asia and Africa.

BRAC is a global leader in developing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes, and has been ranked the #1 NGO in the world for the last five years consecutively by NGO Advisor.

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Position

Accounts Officer (Project Staff); Climate Change Programme


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Preparing budget according to the programme and staff numbers
  • Taking care of funds to pay bills and salaries of employees and vendors
  • Prepare account statements
  • Analyze revenue and resolve accounting discrepancies
  • Oversee the financial operations of the project and ensure timely and accurate financial reports and practices including cash management, payroll, financial disbursements, ledgers etc.
  • Obtain approvals from the Executive Director of this project and from the donors on all procurements and purchases for the projects and for the organisation
  • Oversee the financial audits of the projects
  • 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:

Master’s in Accounting/ Finance from any recognised University/ Institution with minimum second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in all academic examinations


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Experience Requirement:

Minimum 02 years of working experience in the field of finance and accounts in the development sector is required.


Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of climate change adaptation, resilience, community capacity building initiatives, climate-resilient drinking water solutions, resilient livelihood, value chain and market linkage, gender, environmental and social compliance issues etc.
  • Experienced in accounts management, budgeting, preparation of the relevant report
  • Sound knowledge of project accounts management compliance
  • Capable of planning and prioritizing under any stress situation
  • Excellent skills in communications and networking
  • Familiar with MS Office, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint

Age: N/A

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Health and Life Insurance and others

Job Location: BRAC Field Office, Assasuni, Satkhira

Last Apply Date: 21/Sep/2020

BRAC believes every one of its employees, suppliers, downstream partners, visitors, clients and community including children, youth and vulnerable adults that come into contact regardless of age, race, religion, gender, disability or ethnic origin has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation. We guarantee assessment of candidates with disabilities who meet the essential requirements. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will do everything possible to ensure that those who are suitable to work within our values and beliefs are recruited to work for us. Any personal persuasion will result in disqualification of candidature

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Or You may also apply through bdjobs.com or send your updated CV to resume@brac.net mentioning the name of the position “Accounts Officer (Project Staff)” in the subject line.