Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Our Team
Our team focus on to ensure appropriate unrestricted and restricted fund management and we aim to supports the effective provision of budgetary, financial and contract management support.

The Role:
The Donor Accountant works closely with and supports the team and wider Finance team in the Rohingya Programme on day-to-day financial matters concerning donor accounting and financial reporting. Ensures that Financial and Internal Controls and full compliance with Oxfam GB and donor(s) policies and procedures, and that donor contractual obligation, in terms of accounting policies and regulations, are met

What we are looking for:
As a donor & reporting accountant, you will have a recognised accountancy qualification with accountancy experience. You will be able to build effective working relationships with programme, finance and funding teams as well as organise work effectively to meet deadlines.


  • Recognized professional qualification in accounting and finance.
  • Ability to manage budgets.
  • Fluent written and spoken English and Bangladeshi
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in accounts and donor reporting.
  • Proven experience in dealing with large budgets.
  • Strong computer literacy: strong proven experience with computerized accounting packages, preferably PeopleSoft 8. Strong proven experience in using Excel Spreadsheets. Experience in using Internet based programs.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an aptitude to bring positive changes.
  • Work on own initiative and under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to train others
  • Ability to work effectively with others and achieve results
  • Commitment to the aims, objectives and organisational culture of Oxfam GB.
  • Knowledge about financial procedures of major donor agencies, such as: UNICEF, UNHCR, ECHO, DFID, Oxfam affiliates, SDC, etc.
  • Gender knowledge and cultural sensitivity with a strong commitment and understanding of Oxfam's values and principles


  • Willingness to travel at short notice, and often in difficult circumstances
  • Knowledge or appreciation of Coxs Bazar in term of cultural, economic and social trends plus a good understanding of the key development and humanitarian issues in the Country.
  • Willingness to work extra hours as necessary

Key Attributes

  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural differences and gender issues, as well as the commitment to equal opportunities
  • Ability to demonstrate an openness and willingness to learn about the application of gender/gender mainstreaming, women’s rights, and diversity for all aspects of development work
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s safeguarding policies to ensure all people who come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible

We offer:
This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in Oxfam GB, to act as key contributor to Rohingya refugee response programme, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their Humanitarian fields, offers fair pay and competitive benefits package.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding:
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.


Apply online

Go to: for external applicants:
• For internal applicants:
• Search for the vacancy using the reference number INT5595
• Complete the online application process
• Ensure you submit your application before midnight (GMT) on the closing date. Unless a different time is specified in the advert.

What will I need

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  • Your personal contact details
  • The details of your referee(s)
  • Details on how you meet the skills, experience and knowledge that are required for this role

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Application deadline: 22 May 2019

About Us Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.