Career with BRAC International

BRAC is a development success story, born in Bangladesh and expanding into 10 other developing countries in Asia and Africa. It spreads anti-poverty solutions making it a global leader in providing opportunities for the world’s poor.

BRAC was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, and is today one of the top leaders in developing cost-effective, evidence-based poverty innovations in extremely poor, fragile and post-disaster settings. BRAC started its first programme outside of Bangladesh in Afghanistan in 2002 through its Dutch registered Stichting BRAC International. BRAC International is currently reaching over 19 million people beyond Bangladesh and creating opportunities to break the cycle of poverty

With a holistic approach that uses a wide array of interventions including microfinance, education, healthcare, legal services and more, BRAC invests in communities’ own human and material resources, catalyzing lasting change and creating an ecosystem in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives. Of the world’s top development and humanitarian relief organisations, BRAC is one of the few based in the global south. In February 2019, BRAC was ranked as the number one NGO in the world for the fourth consecutive year by the Geneva-based NGO Advisor, an independent media organisation committed to highlighting innovation, impact and governance in the non-profit sector.

BRAC International is seeking application from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position:

Regional Accountant, Finance & Accounts, BRAC Afghanistan

This position is the Finance Focal for the respective Regional Office of BRAC Afghanistan and is responsible to make transactions and preserve documents in line with the procedures and donor requirements for ensuring financial transparency. The position is reportable to the Head of Finance, BRAC Afghanistan. The job responsibilities include but not limited to the following-

Key Responsibilities:

  • To oversee the accounts at regional office level
  • To perform regular field office visits
  • To build the capacity of subordinate accountants
  • To reconcile the MIS data with accounting data
  • To reconcile of any “In-transit” & “Current” accounts.
  • To prepare the bank reconciliation statements
  • To assist Country Accountants to reconcile other balances of the accounts
  • To produce Trial Balance for the monthly accounts to help the Country Accountants for the timely submission of the monthly accounts
  • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
  • Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action
  • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.
  • Any other duties as delegated by the supervisors in addition to the above

Educational Requirements: At least M.Com/ MBA in Accounting/Finance from any reputed university.

Required Competencies:

  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Good knowledge on NGO financial environment
  • Proven track record of maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Proven track record of maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Experienced in making transactions as procedures and to keep utmost financial transparency.
  • Experienced in Ms Word and Excel
  • Trained on accounting software
  • Skilled on Tax calculations

Experience Requirements: 5-6 years of experience in relevant fields

Employment type: Contractual

Salary: Negotiable

Job Location: Regional Office, Afghanistan


If you feel you are the right match for the above mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:
External candidates are requested to email their CVs with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at recruitment.bi@brac.net

Internal candidates are requested to apply with their latest CVs including all job assignments in detail with BRAC PIN and email to internal.bi@brac.net

Please mention the name of the position and AD# BI 25/2019 in the subject bar.

Only complete applications will be accepted and short listed candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline: 13 July 2019 

BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment. We believe every stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation - regardless of age, race, religion, and gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin. Therefore, our recruitment policy and procedure include extensive background checks and disclosure of criminal records in order to ensure safeguarding to the fullest extent.

BRAC is an equal opportunities employer