Finance Manager – Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Contract
  • Dhaka

Tdh Child Relief


Position Start Date: 1st October 2021

Duration: 3 months renewable

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh. (while waiting for visa, home work is possible)**

Terre des hommes does not set closing date for this position. Recruitment is on-going until the position is filled

Tdh:

Terre des hommes (Tdh) is the leading Swiss organisation for children’s aid. Since 1960, Tdh has helped build a better future for deprived children and their communities, making an impact with innovative and sustainable solutions. Active in more than 45 countries, Tdh works with local and international partners to develop and implement field projects which improve the daily lives of over 3 million children and their relatives, in the domains of health, protection and emergency relief. This engagement is financed by individual and institutional support, with administrative costs kept to a minimum.

Tdh is working in Bangladesh since 1976, with operations in the north of the country (Kurigram district), in Dhaka and in Cox’s Bazar Districts.

Tdh is implementing programs on Health, WASH, Access to Justice (social cohesion and conflict resolution), Migration and Child protection, both in development and emergency contexts.

Following the massive displacement of more than 688,000 people into Bangladesh since end of August 2017, Tdh has put in place an important emergency response plan to provide relief to the Rohingya refugees, notably on health, WASH and protection.

Tdh in Bangladesh is starting a process of integration of emergency and development approaches.

Context:

The main purpose of the position is to support efficient administrative and finance management of the projects and Tdh structure in Bangladesh, minimizing financial and operational risks and ensuring compliance in terms of Tdh procedures and donors’ guidelines.

S/he contributes to the efficient administrative and financial management of the operations in Bangladesh (general accounting, administrative and budget management) under the supervision of the Administrative and Finance Coordinator and in close collaboration with the other Coordinators and the Country Representative. S/he is the direct interface between Bangladesh delegation and the headquarters and/or field sponsors with regards to financial reporting and audit compliance to donors and local authorities.

S/he can make independent decisions and act in her/his field of activity.

S/he supports and validates the quality of the work done by the teams with regards to Tdh mandate, commitments and international standards.

Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Admin and Finance Coordinator:

Finance Management

Drawing, timely submission of budgets, in line with donor requirements.

Financial reporting to multiple stakeholders

Collaboration with Tdh local partners, budget holders

Financial monitoring of the delegation’s activities

Accounting

Validation of the delegation’s accountancy

Support to Partners on accounting issues

Administration

Local law analysis, verification of contracts, Local Taxes declaration

Team management

Focal point for administrative and finance management of the delegation when the admin and finance coordinator is out from the office

Definition of needs, recruitment, training, support of the administration and finance team, as well as their planning and management of activities

Reporting/communication

Establish and maintain relationships with stakeholders, including local

Take part in meetings relating to administrative aspects and represent Terre des hommes on request

Profile:

  • Education: University degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration
  • At least 3 years’ experience as Administration & Finance Coordinator in the field and in a similar context.
  • Ability to work independently as well as a strong team player
  • Flexible & creative
  • Pro-active, rigorous, goal-oriented and results driven
  • Ability to work independently as well as a strong team player
  • Flexible & creative
  • Pro-active, rigorous, goal-oriented and results driven
  • Previous experience in humanitarian sector is mandatory
  • Previous experience in Bangladesh will be highly appreciated
  • Language: Excellent oral and writing skills in English
  • Advanced knowledge in Excel and of SAGA software

Tdh Global Code of Conduct and Risk Management Policies:

  • Fully complies with Tdh’s Global Code of Conduct and systematically reports any breach to the Code through the whistleblowing procedure, raises awareness within the Foundation on abuse and violence and the rights deriving therefrom, respecting the rights and dignity of children, members of the communities and our own Staff
  • Commits to respecting Risk Management Policies including: Safeguarding Policies (Child Safeguarding Policy, Policy on the Protection against Sexual Exploitation and the Directive on Staff Misconduct at the Workplace), Safety and Security Policy and Anti-Fraud/Corruption and Prevention of the Financing of Criminal Activities Policies
  • Commits to reducing the risk of abuse and harm by developing a culture of open and informed leadership within the organization and in our work with children and the communities in which we intervene in.

We offer an exciting and varied work, useful and meaningful, in a team that wants to make a difference for vulnerable children.

Are you interested to join our committed team to face this challenge?

How to apply

Procedure:

Please applying directly online: http://www.jobs.net/j/JokyGYHO?idpartenaire=20007

Application files sent through our official website will be processed only if complete (CV + cover letter). Additional documents (diplomas, work certificates, etc.) will be requested at a later stage.

We will be in touch with the shortlisted candidates only in the selection process (with the large number of applications received, we unfortunately cannot provide personal follow-up to the larger candidate pool. Thank you for your understanding).

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