FINANCE MANAGER

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

Our Team :

Business Services team of Oxfam in Bangladesh works with a goal to support programme and other teams to provide all of the support related activities which includes administrative, logistical, financial, government relation and IT support services. Finance is a sub team of our Business Services team and focuses on core financial solutions which incorporates many different facets from day to day activities, expenses, statutory and regulatory accounting, strategy and operations, analysis, planning and reporting for Countries and Regions, Affiliates.

The Role:

The FINANCE MANAGER will be the key responsible person to maintain all of the Finance related activities. The role will also be to ensure the finance function within Oxfam in Bangladesh efficiently and effectively supports the country programme. This role has significant internal and external impact on business operation.

What we are looking for:

  • Post graduate qualification in the related field of study. CA/ICMA is desirable.
  • A minimum of 10 year experience in providing a whole range of financial services to an organisation, ideally with at least 3 years in the International NGO.
  • Highly developed analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Proven high level of financial management skills and high-level human resources skills.
  • Proven knowledge of computerised systems and demonstrable experience of working with computerised accounting packages and spreadsheets.
  • Good understanding of working with donor requirements (ECHO, EC, DFID, UN etc.)
  • Ability to influence senior managers and peers over a wide range of issues.
  • Ability to develop close working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Capacity building, coaching and mentoring experience.
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to deliver complex and technical messages in simple terms.
  • Experience of working in highly complex political environments.
  • Behavioural role model for peers and fellow team members.
  • The ability to adapt to different cultures.
  • Must demonstrate commitment and sensitivity to gender issues.

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 Bangladesh Country Programme, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their Humanitarian fields, offers fair pay and competitive benefits package

Location:

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Job Type: Fixed Term (2 years)

Salary:

BDT. 1,722,303 (13 months) per annum gross with other benefits e.g. medical for spouse and children, contributory Provident fund, gratuity, leave & Insurance etc.

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.

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How to apply:

  • Go to: for external applicants:
    https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk
  • For internal applicants:
    https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/internal
  • Search for the vacancy using the reference number INT5743 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.

Application deadline: 14 July 2019

[Only Bangladeshi National are eligible to apply]

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.