Educo Bangladesh is looking for an “Accounts Officer” for ALOY-ALOW Project

We are Spain based global development NGO with more than 25 years of experience that works for the interest of Children and in defense of their rights, especially the right to a quality education. Our institutional philosophy (Mission, Vision, Values and Principles) is firmly established on a commitment in pursuit of Children’s wellbeing. We have three strategic development goals, which center on the Right to Education, the Right to Protection, and Governance.

In Bangladesh, Educo has been working since 1999 with aims to empower Children to express their views, ideas and opinions, and to exercise leadership. At the same time, Educo works with duty bearers, especially Parents and Local Government Institutions, to create an enabling environment for Children where they can influence the decisions that affect them.

However, Educo Bangladesh is going to launch a new Project at Moulvibazar, named “Accessing Learning Opportunities to the Young, Adolescents and Livelihood Options for Women (ALOY-ALOW: Lightening up and Be enlightened)", subject to the approval of the Government of Bangladesh. The Organization is now looking for an Accounts Officer of this new Project.
Name of position Accounts Officer, ALOY-ALOW Project
Number of Vacancy 01
Department/Project ALOY-ALOW
Report to Project Manager, ALOY-ALOW Project
Contract Duration Up to December, 2023
Job Location & Conditions Moulvibazar
(80% at Project Office and 20% Field Visit)
Purpose Assist the team by providing efficient financial data management through ERP for the achievement of overall objective of ALOY-ALOW Project.
Engagement Closely work with Project Manager, ALOY-ALOW and other staffs for smooth day-to-day payment process and sharing required financial data. Deal with external vendors for various types of payment.
Delivery Check the documents make cheque requisition, update monthly basis data entry in ERP system and ensure all the bank payment related document are documented properly.

Core Job Responsibilities
Sl. No.
Key Areas of Accountability
Essential Tasks
% of Time
Documents Verification
  • Checking the accuracy of the cost center of the bills before making cheque requisition.
  • Checking the accuracy of the activity mentioned in the bills before entering the data into the execution template.
  • Assist to prepare monthly fund request.
  • Assist the to manage the financial transactions in accordance with the organization’s policies and procedures.
  • Participate in the preparation of financial reports as required
  • Lead Process payments and bank reconciliations.
  • Ensure all journal vouchers are complete, accurate, and relevant.
  • Prepare Tax and VAT challan.
Assist in ERP Accounting Data Entry
  • Assist in completing Monthly execution by entering data in Monthly EPR system within specified timeframe.
  • Administrative duties such as filing forms and reports.
  • Backs up important data files to secure storage system.
Office Stationary Management
  • Ensure Monthly utility bills payments processing such as (electricity, water, telephone, security, repairs& maintenance).
  • Ensure logistical support of Project Office.
  • Communication with the team in order to make required correction in the bills.
  • Communicate with different vendors for cheque handover.

Scopes and Impact

Ensuring accuracy of the expenditure and reporting accordingly   The accountability and transparency of the organization will be confirmed.


Direct Supervisor Update accounts progress of the project activities and receive further instructions
Team Members To implement the activities accordingly
Different Stakeholder For different payment purpose

Essential Qualifications:

Education Post-Graduation in Business Studies/Administration
Work Experience
  • Minimum 2-3 years of working experience in Accounts.
  • National / International NGO experience will add extra advantage.
  • Required experience in Data Entry, Reporting, Documentation etc.
  • Work experience in Tea Garden and Haor area will be given extra preference.

Key Issues
Knowledge and Practice
Child rights-based approach
Country's Tax and Value add Tax related laws.
English (Speaking and Writing)
Bangla (Speaking and Writing)
Computer Skill
MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Accounting Software

Values & Competencies

Core Values
Core Principles
Social Commitment Participation Accountability
Equity Non-Discrimination Analytical Thinking
Respect Transparency Team Management
  Dynamic Spirit Leadership

Candidates are expected to be knowledgeable of and abide by Educo’s organizational values and principles

Salary:  Monthly Take Home BDT 44,000; Plus: 10% PF, Yearly 2 Bonuses (1 on Gross & 1 on Basic) and Gratuity
Other Benefits: Group Insurance and Mobile Bill.

Interested Candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to send their resume (not more than two pages and must feature results of previous works) with 1 pp size photograph and contact number on or before April 20, 2019 only through email to

Two referees must be mentioned in CV (one must be your current supervisor)

Women are especially encouraged to apply

N.B. As a Child-Centred Organization, Educo is committed to Child protection, and has developed a Child Safeguarding Policy, together with a Code of Conduct. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks. Before induction, any new staff should read and sign Educo’s Code of Conduct.