Job Description
Finance and Administration Officer

Location : Dhaka, Bangladesh
Reports to : Director (Finance & Administration)
Type : Full Time
Nationality : Bangladeshi

Organisation Profile:

The Hunger Project (THP) is a global, strategic organization committed to the sustainable end of world hunger. The Hunger Project-Bangladesh was founded in 1991 to foment a volunteer-based movement for overcoming hunger and poverty sustainably. THP-Bangladesh is currently the largest volunteer-based organization in the country, with over 150,000 volunteers working toward self-reliance.

In Africa, Asia and Latin America, The Hunger Project empowers millions of women and men to end their own hunger. The Hunger Project has pioneered low-cost, bottom-up, gender-focused strategies in each region where hunger persists. These strategies mobilize clusters of rural villages to create and run their own programs that achieve lasting progress in health, education, nutrition and family income

Position Profile:

The Finance and Administration Department play an important role in every organisation.  It provides support to program department in implementing the program effectively.  In consultation with Director (F&A), Finance and Administration officer will ensure timely procurement of logistics, supply these to fields, HR Related activities, maintaining project accounts and day to day office administration.

Principal Responsibilities:

1. General Administration:

  • Arrange local and international travel logistic support including tickets purchase, hotel accommodation, transport, visa related work for local staff and expatriates visitors.
  • Ensure repair & maintenance of office equipment, vehicles, furniture & fixture and office premises.
  • Ensure customs formalities /clearance of personal effects all expatriate personnel/foreign guests.
  • Ensure timely procurement of all logistics following procedures and policy and sending these to the field offices as per field offices requirement.  Also ensure proper stock/store systems are followed.
  • Also update and maintained fixed assets register.
  • Prepare deed of agreement and renew the existing agreement as and when requited for office rent, and office security and repair and maintenance of office premises.

2. Human Resources

  • Assist timely recruitment of staff; orientation and training arrangement for newly hired staff.
  • Maintain employees’ retirement fund, health fund, life insurance policy, safety and welfare of all employees. 
  • Maintain personal file and records of all employees.
  • Other HR related work such as employees’ confirmation, promotion, transfer, reassignment leave record etc. organisation policy.

3. Accounts and Finance 

  • Assist Director (F&A) in financial matter particularly in preparation of budget, financial reports as per organisation requirement.
  • Prepare various financial statements as per donor, government and management requirement.
  • Maintain projects accounts assigned by management and related reports.
  • Scrutinize bills, vouchers in accordance with financial policy of the organisation as well as law of the land and recommend for payment.
  • Ensure that Income Tax and VAT is deducted from bills as per government rules before making payments of bills.

Qualifications, experiences and expertise

  • Masters Degree in Accounting from reputed university.  CA   intermediate/ course completed will be given preference
  • Minimum 5 years works  experiences in  related field in an International/ National NGOs
  • Sound knowledge on VAT & INCOME TAX and deduction at source
  • Practical  knowledge and skills in computer  accounting software specially Quick book online plus
  • Vast Knowledge in IAS, IFRS, Foreign Donation Act
  • Practical experience in preparing FD-2, FD-3, FD-6, Fd-7 etc.
  • Demonstrate an ability to remain calm, and composed during time of stress and inspiring the same in the team
  • Sound knowledge on Human Resource management and Policy, Labor law

Additional requirement

  • Age 30-35 years
  • Computer literacy is mandatory, Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point etc.
  • Pro-active, self-starter and result oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in Bangla and English
  • Professional,  Honest, Dedicated, Energetic, Smart, Team builder, Polite in manner with positive personality
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Compensation & Other benefits

  • Salary negotiable. Festival allowance, PF, Gratuity Group life Insurance, Support for Hospitalization are applicable as per HR policy of the organisation
  • Candidates meeting the above-mentioned criteria are requested to send their application through the prescribed FORM (To download the form please copy the url: )  to
Application without prescribed Form will not be accepted. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: July 9, 2019