Caritas Bangladesh (CB) is a national and non-profit development organization operating in Bangladesh since 1967. It has its Central Office in Dhaka and eight Regional Offices in Barishal, Chittogram, Dhaka, Dinajpur, Khulna, Mymensingh, Rajshahi and Sylhet. CB is implementing 88 on-going projects covering  180 upazila focusing on six main priorities i.e i) Social Welfare and Community Development, ii) Quality Education, iii) Health Care and Education, iv) Disaster Management, v) Ecological Conservation and Development and vi) Development of Indigenous Peoples.

Caritas Bangladesh is inviting applications from eligible candidates (men and women) for the following position which is based at its Central Office, Dhaka. The details of the positions including required Educational Qualification and other qualities/competency are given below:

Details of Position Required Qualifications and Competencies Job Responsibilities

Position: Accounts Officer

Age: 30 - 45 years (as on 31/01/2019)

Salary Range: Tk. 35,000-40,000 negotiable (consolidated) per month depending on the experience and qualifications.

Bonus:  Two bonuses @50% of consolidated salary per year.

Job Nature: Contractual/ Temporary

Job location: The position is based in Dhaka but field visit at Regional, Project and Field Offices is required.

Educational Qualification: M. Com/ MBA preferably with Honors in Accounting from any reputed University.

Professional qualification, such as CA-CC/Inter, CMA/ ACCA Inter shall be given preference.

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum three years working experience in the similar job in any reputed organization.
  • Experience in maintaining accounts and financial reporting of projects funded by institutional donor/foundation will be given preference.
  • Knowledge on VAT/Tax, IAS, IFRS, and GAAP is essential.
  • Knowledge on computerized accounting system, ICT particularly on MS Excel, MS Word (both Bangla & English), etc., is essential. Capable to operate Tally-Accounting Software will be an added value.
  • Should be fluent in communication both in writing and speaking in English.
  • Should be self-driven and positive to work in a team.
  • Should have “can do’ attitude and able to handle multiple tasks managing priorities.
  • Committed to work following organizational aims, values, principal and policies.
  • Interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Maintaining the accounts of the organization and financial reporting to different authority.
  • Review the monthly financial statements and fund requisitions of the Regional and Project offices.
  • Making necessary adjustments of the inter office Project expenditure.
  • Reconciliation of current/ advance accounts maintained with the Regional and Project offices.
  • Monitoring and adjustment of advances (traveling, project and other).
  • Preparation of monthly accounts with necessary sub-schedules of Central Office/Project.
  • Preparation of Annual Report, six-monthly and yearly financial statements for the Govt. & Donors.
  • Preparation of annual final accounts, consolidated final accounts, periodical accounts of Caritas Central, Regional and Project offices.
  •  Maintaining accounts for staff income tax and other taxes.
  • Preparation of annual Budget and five-year integrated plan.
  • Preparation of budget during formulation of Project proposal.
  • Preparation of FD-2, FD-3, FD-4 and FD-6 for NGO Affairs Bureau.
  • Handle Internal/External Audit of the organization. 

The selected candidates will be appointed on temporary basis initially for six months which may be extended for future period subject to the satisfactory performance and requirement of the organization. Age and academic qualification may be relaxed for the highly experienced candidates.

If you feel you are the right person for the above position, you are invited to apply with a complete CV with the names of two referees, two passport size photographs and copies of all educational and experience certificates including National ID to: The Manager (HR), Caritas Bangladesh, 2, Outer Circular Road, Shantibagh, Dhaka-1217 by 14/02/2019.The candidate who are presently servicing in Caritas should apply through proper channel. Only short-listed candidates will be called for written test and 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. Applicants are requested to visit www.caritasbd.org to know about Caritas.

Caritas is an equal opportunity employer