Application Ends: 31 August 2022

Job Responsibilities

Financial Management:

● Analyze and present financial reports accurately and promptly; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements.
● Coordinate and lead the annual audit process, and liaise with external auditors.
● Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the C.O.O; administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial status.
● Establishes practical accounting and bookkeeping systems and procedures and oversees accounting services.
● Establishes and implements internal controls and administrative systems, policies and procedures to ensure that project’s day-to-day operational activities are efficient and effective and are in line with approved strategic initiatives and budgetary allocations.
● Implement a robust contracts management and financial management/ reporting system; ensure that the contract billing and collection schedule is adhered to and that financial data and cash flow are steady and support operational requirements.
● Prepare budgets and reports on expenditure for donors by set deadlines.
● Provide ongoing financial administration to the project, including the processing of approvals for procurements, consultant agreements, and vendor invoices.
● Effectively communicate and present critical financial matters to management.
● Coordinate regularly with the finance team at JAAGO HQ, providing timely updates on finance matters.
● Other duties as assigned.

Administration:

● Manage day-to-day administrative functions, including procurement and transportation. Enforce the policies and procedures of the organization. Make sure that procurements are done in compliance with the set policies and procedures.
● Work closely and transparently with all external partners, including third-party vendors and consultants.
● Oversee administrative functions and facilities to ensure efficient and consistent operations as the project requires.
● Responsible for all matters related to the operations and administration of the project.
● Manage and maintain inventory ledger and ensure that donors’ guidelines are followed in this regard.
● Assist the Project Focal and Manager for Admin and Finance and in other Management issues.
● Supervise the project vehicles, drivers and messengers as per JAAGO & Govt. rules and regulations
● Perform any other duties assigned by the JAAGO, and the Project Manager

Skills

● Knowledge of and experience in accounting procedures and protocols in budget administration, financial forecasting, analysis and reporting.
● Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to create and implement new systems that keep the fund running smoothly while accounting for differing work styles and remote staff locations.
● Strong donor and funder management experience.
● Excellent written and oral communication, presentation and negotiation skills.
● Demonstrated capacity to think strategically with expertise in complex problem solving, decision making and critical thinking skills.
● Proficiency with computerized financial systems, such as accounting programs, databases, payment processing, excel spreadsheets, and payroll services.
● Experience in preparing for and coordinating financial audits.
● Ability to work remotely, with little supervision and able to meet deadlines comfortably.
● Fluency in English.
● Experience in scheduling and organizing events.
● Flexibility, adaptability and willingness to take on a wide range of tasks.
● Ability to handle confidential matters.
● Enthusiasm for working with young organizations/start-ups.

Date Posted

July 18, 2022

Employment Status

Contractual (5 years)

Department

Location

Bandarban

Offered Salary

BDT 60,000

Gender

Anyone

Educational Qualification

University degree in business administration, management, accounting, finance or related field

Experience

● Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience, preferably with donor-funded development projects ● Experience managing finance and administration operations and reporting functions ● Demonstrable proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and other cloud accounting tools ● Experience in working with international donors, INGO-funded projects will be preferable.

Benefits

As per Organization Policy

Office Hour

Sunday-Thursday (09.00 AM-5.00 PM)

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Brief description of JAAGO Foundation

JAAGO Foundation is a civil society organization (CSO) working towards education and social mobilization for the underprivileged masses of Bangladesh. Its mission to fight poverty, JAAGO pioneered a Free-of-Cost International Standard School for underprivileged children in remote areas of Bangladesh. JAAGO’s Youth Development Program focuses on national development via the reallocation of skills and resources to foster self – reliance and growth in every young citizen.

JAAGO Foundation is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.