JOB TITLE Project Accountant
LOCATION Cox Bazar/ Teknaf
REPORTS TO Head of Finance
CONTRACT                                 START ASAP
                                                        END August 31, 2019
JOB PURPOSE: Manage, control and assist the project’s/program’s accounting and financial controlling


1. Manage the project’s/program’s accounting

  • Maintain accounting related data on the basis of Banana accounting software
  • Fill up the check-book form as required per deadline
  • Prepare vouchers for book-keeping and indicate their cost classification
  • Verify correctness of vouchers, including supporting documents
  • Check receipts and balance the field offices’ cash sheets
  • Prepare and control the monthly project journal/balance sheet and send it to the Country Office
  • Handle petty cash (cash box)
  • Execute cash payments, collect and prepare proper receipts
  • Follow up on and arrange for a/c receivables and payables settlement (e.g. payment of utilities)

2. Control financial transactions and overall situation

  • Monitor the cash-flow situation
  • Prepare monthly and annual budgets and tracking variances
  • Verify the correctness of the cash book (petty cash and bank transactions) and report results
  • Verify the numerical correctness of contracts and execute payments
  • Control the annual budget of project components
  • Monitor time allocated to project components
  • Provide necessary documents and reports for internal controlling

3. Assist in the project’s/program’s financial management

  • Prepare monthly payment sheets for staff (salaries)
  • Calculate daily allowances and tax payments
  • Process claims for travel expenses
  • Provide necessary documents for the project’s/program’s financial planning
  • Maintain the office inventory list
  • Immediately reports all problems involving finance and regulations
  • File all important documents regarding the project’s/program’s accounting and finances

4. Specific tasks:- The position holder should work in a client and team oriented manner and adhere to standards as described in the organisation “Code of Conduct”.


  1. Any Bachelor or master degree in Accounting or related subject
  2. Minimum 3-year experience in maintaining of NGO / INGO based accounting system
  3. Knowledge on Bangladesh Accounting, Taxation and other related finance management.
  4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Fluency in English and Bangla is required.  Speaking of local dialect is an advantage
  5. Very good people skills, results-oriented, flexible, organized and systematic, resourceful and creative, attention to details, team player, can work with minimum supervision, and self-driven
  6. Good computer skill in Excel , word and able to manage accounting packages in the system
  7. Willing to travel in remote areas

Salary will be paid based on experiences and organisational salary structure.

Apply Procedure

Interested and motivated candidates must submit a CV and cover letter to apply for this position by November 12. Applications can be submitted by e-mail to “”  with subject “application Project Accountant- HELVETAS-WHH”

Applications must include proof of relevant experience and references.

Please write at the top of your application "Application Project accountant". Ensure working phone number is included in the application. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by phone. Please be aware that application material is not returnable.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Application Deadline : November 15, 2018