VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT



Room to Read is a US based international non-profit organization. We envision a world in which all children can pursue a quality education, reach their full potential and contribute to their community and the world. To achieve this goal, we focus on two areas where we believe we can have the greatest impact: literacy and gender equality in education. We work in collaboration with communities and local governments and partner organizations across Asia and Africa to develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children, and support girls to complete secondary school with the life skills they’ll need to succeed in school and beyond. Room to Read currently work in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Vietnam, and Zambia. To learn more about Room to Read, please visit www.roomtoread.org.

Room to Read is working in Bangladesh since 2008. We are inviting applications from Bangladeshi nationals to work in the following regular position:

Admin cum Accounting Associate
(Based in Cox’s Bazar and Reports to the Senior Program Officer- GEP)

Position Overview:

The Admin cum Accounting Associate position will assist Senior Program Officer- GEP in district level in carrying out all administrative and accounts related initiatives.  The position will provide general help as and when required by members of Room to Read Bangladesh. This position will assist and report to the Senior Program Officer- GEP.  Primary responsibilities include assisting in maintaining all aspects of the organization’s accounts and administrative initiatives.  The position will have regular interactions with all staff and it is based in Cox's Bazar.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Book-keeping of financial transactions in field office
  • Accounting and financial documentation, reporting and forecasting
  • Petty cash management
  • Supporting statutory and internal audits
  • Field level procurement, warehousing, inventory management and distribution
  • Maintenance of field office
  • Local level transport coordination
  • Field level event management
  • Banking transaction for Program and Indirect
  • VAT & TAX submission to Bank
  • Documentation and reporting related to administration
  • Other tasks, as required.

Qualification:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce/business administration (Masters preferred)
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience of working in accounting and/or administrative position;
  • Experience of working with NGO is preferred
  • Good interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Relevant computer-operating skills and relevant software
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English

General Requirements:

  • Willingness & ability to visit program sites extensively;
  • Skill & experience of working with e-communication & people with diverse culture;
  • Strong communication skills in Bangla and English ;
  • Excellent computer operating skill,
  • Ability to work under pressure,
  • Comfortable in a performance-based organization working with low overhead budget;
  • Proven track record of achieving results;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Compensation:

We offer competitive salary. The benefits include:

  • Provident Fund
  • 13th Month Bonus
  • Discretionary Performance Bonus
  • Gratuity
  • Health coverage including spouse and children
  • Insurance
  • Professional Development opportunities. The most significant benefit is the opportunity to work with one of the fastest growing international organizations, which has sole focus on education & continuously innovating efficient & effective social entrepreneurship

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should apply online through https://osv-rtr.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/RoomToRead/job/Bangladesh---Coxs-Bazar/Admin-cum-Accounting-Associate_R-01098 on or before 17 September 2019. Any persuasion attempt will disqualify your candidacy. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

“Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply”