Finance Officer

Type of role Business
Location Bangladesh
Salary BDT 810,526 gross per annum
Contract type Fixed Term
Full Time 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date
Interview date October 2022
Start date November 1, 2022

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.

Role overview

The Finance Officer will support the management of finance operations, accounting, procurement and other operational and administrative tasks of various grants in the Bangladesh office.

Skills, qualifications and experience

Competencies and Behaviour

This position is based in Cox's Bazar.

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or Management or other relevant fields with 3-4 years of working experience in similar position. The post holder must have an understanding of financial management policy and procedures and an advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel particularly. Use of accounting software, SUN Accounts system preferred, experience of managing and maintaining databases or other forms of stored information

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

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