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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

Finance & Administrative Officer, Agriculture Insurance Project, Microfinance (Contractual)


Job Description/Responsibilities:

1. Project finance

  1. Maintain strong coordinate with Finance & Accounts Department in order to manage and ensure project’s day-to-day cash needs, transfers, payments, reviewing/processing invoices and ensure that project expenditures are adequately tracked according to the agreed project budgets;
  2. Oversee day-to-day coordination of financial activities ensuring cost efficiency. Develop and maintain spreadsheets and reports for tracking expenditure and prepare accurate financial reports in a timely manner as required by the project;
  3. Reconcile project expenditure with Finance & Accounts Department, donor and partners; keep relevant officials and units informed of incoming and outgoing funds ; 
  4. Provide other supports, as requested, to Project Lead, project staff, organizational units in financial management of the project.
  5. Facilitate the work of internal and external audits and ensure that financial records are properly maintained and readily available during audit.
  6. Contribute to developing work plans and annual budgets for project activities and field office cost.

2. Project administration

  1. Provide general administrative support to the project- maintain documentation records, schedules and details of project financial transfers and payments; support the preparation of partners/stakeholders contracts and liaising with partners/stakeholders on specific administrative requirements;
  2. Maintain a schedule of internal and external reporting deadlines, and ensure that the donor reporting requirements of project related contracts are fulfilled in a timely manner, and that all necessary information required for reports is received from the internal and external partners on time;
  3. Support project staff in the preparation and implementation of project activities.

3. Logistics support

  1. Provide logistical supports to the project, including procurement of goods and services; staff recruitment; arranging trainings, workshops, meetings and events; contracts development; management and maintenance of project inventory; travel management; etc.
  2. Undertaking other duties from time to time as may be required by the project.

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Requirements

Educational Requirements:

Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Management or relevant field.


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Experience Requirement:

At least five years of finance and administrative experience.


Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience of providing financial planning and management, logistics and procurement for projects. 
  • Sound skills in facilitation, team building, and coordination with demonstrated experience in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Good understanding on financial software applications, databases and spreadsheets, and Microsoft Office.
  • Experience of implementing finance and accounting policies, procedures and systems.
  • Excellent written and communication skills in English and Bangla.

Age: N/A

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:As per organization policy

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

Job Location: BRAC Head office

Last Apply Date: 05/Feb/2021

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 Interested candidates who fulfill the requirements may apply by followed instruction mentioning the position name in the subject line to: resume@brac.net