Finance Officer

Aug 30, 2017 04:22 pm

Swisscontact - Bangladesh Company Name: Swisscontact - Bangladesh

Job Title: Finance Officer

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: Accounting/ Finance

Deadline: 16 Sep,2017

Educational Qualification:
    Minimum Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting


  • At least 2 year(s)


  • Proven work experience as a Finance Officer or similar role, preferably two years or more
  • Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures
  • Experience using financial software
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Knowledge of financial regulations
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills
  • Sharp time management skills
  • Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data


Other Opportunities:
Job Location



Instruction :
Detailed terms of reference and application form can be downloaded from our website : . Please email your application along with a cover letter (elaborating your competencies that you think make you a suitable candidate for the position and expected salary) to You can also submit your application at Swisscontact, South Asia Regional Office (SARO), House 19, Road 11, Baridhara, Dhaka 1212 addressed to Head of Operations. Please mention Name of the Position applied for in the 'subject' line of your email or on top of the envelope. Only short-listed candidates will be called for interview.

Application Deadline : Sep 16, 2017


Job Detail:

Job Context
Duration : Initially 1 year, renewable
Reports To : Finance and Admin Coordinator of the project
Purpose of the Job: This position will provide financial management support to Finance and Admin coordinator including day-to-day management of the project`s financial transactions and procedures.
Job Description / Responsibility
Keep accurate records for all daily transactions
Process invoices ensuring all supporting documents
Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports
Reconcile bank statements
Participate in financial audits
Track bank deposits and payments
Assist with budget preparation
Prepare monthly budget vs expenditure reports and share with finance and admin coordinator
Prepare vouchers and journal entries in line with project requirements
Maintain petty cash for project.
Ensure VAT and Tax deduction from all relevant transactions following NBR rules
Prepare and deposit VAT & Tax challan as per rules and regulations.
Calculate and manage staff Advance Income Tax (AIT) against salary as per NBR regulations.
Visit implementation partners/subcontractors for financial monitoring as and when needed
Ensure cash advances are settled following regulations in project manual
Support the finance and admin coordinator in preparing for external audits and works with external auditors
Support program team to prepare budget for different program activity.
Provide necessary finance and administrative guidance to project partners
Participate in tender evaluation process to ensure procurement rules and regulation.
Keep records of all financial documents, audit & monitoring report
Keep system backup regularly.
Any other task assigned by the team leader/finance and admin coordinator specially support the admin officer functions as and when s/he is out office for travel/leave.