Senior Manager, Finance and Accounts

About BYLC:
Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC), the country's first leadership institute, exists to build connections among youth from diverse backgrounds, equip them with leadership skills, and enable them to have high impact in public, private, and civil sectors. All of BYLC’s efforts aim to strengthen prosperity, justice, and inclusiveness in societies worldwide. BYLC’s unique approach to youth development includes: (a) uniting students from English medium, Bangla medium, and Madrassas through a rigorous admission process; (b) using experiential teaching methods to build leadership competencies in students; and (c) creating a platform for students to translate their learning into action through service projects.

The prime responsibility of the Senior Manager to guide, supervise, track and maintain the day-to-day activities.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Manages day-to-day accounting, invoicing, payroll, cash management and internal financial reporting
  • Ensures accurate and timely reporting
  • Continually reviews work practices and procedures for better operational efficiency and potential issues in accounts, financial processes and controls and proactively raise management attention to act and resolve
  • Provides financial advice on planning and analysis for projects
  • Provides support and input to project financial planning processes including monitoring progress.
  • Ensures consistent application of BYLC policies, procedures, advises on operational structure of projects/programmes in accordance with donor requirements, taking into consideration multiple currencies and co-funding requirements
  • Produces and reviews financial reports, ensuring that expenditure is according to approved contractual budgets
  • Provides liaison between project managers and donors as and when required
  • Identifies and communicates major funding gaps and recommends best working solutions to respective managers
  • Prepares reports and presents findings

Desired Candidate Profile:


  • Bachelor in Accounting and Finance
  • MBA in Finance
  • CACC/ CA Partly Qualified/ACA/CPA/ACCA (Preferable)

Experience: 7-10 years


  • Advanced degree in accounting, business, economics, finance, or a related field
  • Several years of experience in a finance role
  • Superior mathematical skills
  • Leadership skills and experience
  • Employee management; understanding of data privacy standards
  • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Public speaking skills
  • Deep understanding of business principles and practices
  • Superior attention to detail


  • Competitive salary with housing, health and travel allowances
  • Training on leadership and communication from internationally renowned experts
  • Voluntary opportunities for youth leadership development
  • Working in a multicultural environment with diverse and talented youth from Bangladesh and abroad
  • Develop support capability and critical thinking skills while working with team members to provide assistance as assign

Job Location: Dhaka

Deadline of Application:
March 23, 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessment.

Application Link:
Please go to this link to apply

BYLC tries to ensure a diverse workforce by providing equal opportunities to everyone, irrespective of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, HIV status, class, ethnicity, disability, location and religion.
Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC) follows a strict zero tolerance on any type of abuse towards children and vulnerable adults.