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Category: NGO/Development

Senior Finance Officer

Muslim Aid



Job Context
    This is a Mid-level position of the Finance Department and is responsible for efficient and effective delivery of all aspects of project finance including financial management, preparation of project accounts, accurate financial reporting as well as financial and accounting support and advice to field offices.
Job Responsibilities
  • Ensure all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with appropriate Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, regulatory requirements.
  • Eexecute department policies, rules, and regulations
  • Assist to Prepare and administer the departmental budget.
  • Assist to Prepare, analyze, and interpret financial reports and/or studies.
  • Supervise all financial transactions and reports, ensuring financial procedures are followed and that all financial administration has the correct approvals in branch level
  • Ensure that effective financial systems, processes and monitoring arrangements are in place, both on a general financial level and on specific ones required to monitor individual projects.
  • Review monthly budget requests by departments, projects and sub-offices
  • Ensure all statutory returns are paid to the relevant bodies in a timely manner and that all taxation requirements are fulfilled
  • Coordinate preparation and dissemination of monthly financial reports, monthly received and disbursement reports and develop and prepare other reports as requested;
  • Prepare analysis of expenditures and revenue on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis including comment on allocation of funds
  • Assist to Undertake yearly performance reviews of accounts and finance staff
  • Ensure effective and efficient implementation of Fund EZ accounting software and consolidation of central accounts
  • Provide necessary assistance and guideline to the project finance staff and building of an effective team dynamic.
  • Maintain effective working relationships in regard to financial matters with other Field Office departments, the public, and fellow employees
  • To coordinate and manage all programmes at country level;
  • To create a shared vision, among all staff, of the organisation's Finance aims and their role in achieving these.
  • TRAVEL :
  • Regular field visit as and when necessary.
  • Spend some of his/her time dealing with projects and beneficiaries.
  • OTHER :
  • Any other duties commensurate with the accountabilities of the post.
Employment Status


Educational Requirements
  • CACC and Masters in Accounting/Finance or MBA in Finance with 03 years of experience in INGO sector. Knowledge level completed and ITP certified will get preference.
Experience Requirements
  • At least 3 year(s)
  • The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):
    Finance/ Accounts
  • The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):
Additional Requirements
  • Both males and females are allowed to apply
  • The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas-
  • generally accepted accounting principles,
  • computerized accounting programs,
  • fund accounting,
  • preparation of financial statements,
  • preparation of financial reports.
  • Proven experience in INGO/NGO in a Mid level position.
  • Financial and project accounting.
  • An effective communicator at all levels in the organization, with strong oral and written skills and a willingness to share information.
  • A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality.
  • Creativity, with experience funding activities in ways that both cover costs and generate operating margins.
  • SKILLS :
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • team building skills
  • well developed accounting skills
  • analytical and problem solving skills
  • decision making skills
  • very effective organizational skills
  • computer skills including the ability to operate and manage computerized financial, payroll spreadsheet and word processing programs, and email at a highly proficient level
  • time management skills
  • Ability to work in a systematic and methodical manner
  • Determined hard worker, capable of rapid and quality turn around on a high workload and multiple tasks.
  • Proven understanding of financial management.
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines and adapt to change
  • Willingness to travel extensively with short notice
  • Commitment to Muslim Aid's mission, vision and values.
  • Commitment to Muslim Aid's ethos.
Job Location


  • Negotiable
  • Qualified candidate will be given competitive salary packages.
Compensation & Other Benefits
  • As per Muslim Aid policy.
Job Source Online Job Posting

Read Before Apply

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements are invited to apply with a complete CV with the names of two referees (past/present employers) through bdjobs online or send to with 'Senior Finance Officer' in the subject line.
Only short-listed candidates will be called for interview. Incomplete applications will not be considered and the organization reserves the right to reject any application or to cancel or postpone the recruitment process for any reason whatsoever. Muslim Aid is an equal opportunity employer. Any form of persuasion will be treated as disqualification.
Specially female candidates are encouraged to apply.

*Photograph must be enclosed with the resume.

Application Deadline : May 16, 2018
Company Information
Muslim Aid Address : House#13 (5th floor), Road-27, Block-J, Banani, Dhaka-1213 Web : Business : Charity and development agency working to alleviate the suffering among the poorest and most needy communities regardless of race, creed or nationality.
Job Summary

Published on: May 6, 2018

Vacancy:  01

Employment Status: Full-time

Experience: At least 3 year(s)

Gender: Both males and females are allowed to apply

Job Location: Dhaka

Salary: Negotiable

Application Deadline: May 16, 2018

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