Plan International Bangladesh invites qualified and committed individuals to fill the following position:

Finance Manager - Emergency Response
Competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the deserving candidate

The role:
Based in Cox’s Bazar, The Finance Manager will manage all aspects of the financial related support ensuring appropriate procedures are in place, adhered to and flagging any concerns to the Director Cox’s Response and CD. One of the major responsibilities of this position is to ensure appropriate charging to respective projects and cost recovery as per donor and organizational agreed policies.

The major responsibilities of this position holder will probe around:

• Oversight and development of an excellent and high performing finance team

    • Recruit, develop and retain finance staff
    • implement, development and training plans for all finance staff
    • Lead regular meetings of finance team members including those at the Field Office
    • PLAN’s value, principles and practices and commitment towards child rights and child protection, and relevat mainstreaming activities are considered and applied by all team members to achieve organizational outcomes

• Management and program teams are supported by effective financial services, financial information and advice

    • Support the Deputy Director Program in preparation of funding requests and communicating other business plans to the CMT/ARO/IH
    • Report project office results against budget, other key financial measures to the ERMT including advising on issues highlighted by the financials and recommendations to address these.
    • Support payroll, regulatory returns and tax compliance as required

• Budgeting, planning and reporting are based on excellent and timely financial data

    • Organise and control the program budgets and meeting deadlines
    • Prepare/review budget vs. actual spending reports and share with all relevant staff for decision making an follow up with projects on this
    • Ensure Projects budget estimates are prepared for completeness; accuracy and conformance with donor guideline before submission.

• Financial reporting and cash management is accurate and compliant with established policies and procedures

    • Manage the general ledger and cash management processes including cash forecasting
    • Updating of the financial authorisation matrix and obtaining the approval of the Country Director through the Finance Head at CO at least annually and more frequently if required.

• Implementation of Plan partnership policy and Finance & Administrative Guideline

The person:


  • Accountancy / Financial management qualifications
  • Good knowledge of SAP
  • Clear knowledge on Plan cost recovery policy
  • Strong knowledge of donor requirements
  • Experience in financial management of emergency operations
  • Knowledge on basic internal control in financial management


  • Strong skills in MS word, Excel and report development
  • Budget development and monitoring
  • Ability to work under pressure , late hours, weekends and holidays in order to meet the deadline
  • Language skills desirable (for example English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic)
  • Good interpersonal skill
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • About 5 year’s humanitarian experience- specific to the similar role in large scale emergency response

Duration of the position is One Year.

To Apply:
Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should apply online by 20th July 2019 at: Plan International Bangladesh: Career. Please click on Job Description for details regarding the job. Early submission is strongly encouraged as application collection and selection process will go simultaneously. Only short listed candidates will be communicated for interview. Any form of persuasion in the selection process will automatically disqualify the candidacy.

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