Contract Type: Regular | Job Location: Cox’s Bazar | No. Of Vacancies: 01

Save the Children invites applications for the above-mentioned position. We are committed to equal employment opportunities, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, disability, age, or beliefs and religion. We are committed to diversifying our staff to better represent the communities we serve and actively welcome underrepresented groups to apply.

The Opportunity

The Coordinator – Finance role holder is mainly responsible for assisting in the financial management according to SCI policies and procedure and assists in establishing effective financial system for providing maximum support to program and management teams in Cox’s Bazar Area Office. S/he also assists in preparation of proposal development, financial report, master budget and gap analysis. Furthermore, the Coordinator is accountable for the activities of Strategic Financial Control and Monitoring where ensuring accounting systems, policies, internal controls, and procedures are quickly established for the collection of accurate, complete and timely financial data (e.g.: budgets, forecasts, expenditure, commitments, payroll, and delegation of authority) are included. The Coordinator holds a critical role in New Business Development and Budgeting area by supporting the budget holders producing quality budgeting information and developing budget for new proposals aligning with donor prescribed formats ensuring cost recovery, providing timely and accurate BVAs to budget holders. S/he is also liable for Internal Controls and Reporting mechanisms together with Manager-Finance such as monitoring emergency expenditures and timely adjustment, monitoring and minimizing risk factors of Fraud and Theft. Including but not limited to, s/he will be contributing to NGOAB reporting & monitoring by reviewing approved donor budgets into GoB format for FD-7 submission, running transaction from Agresso for FD 7 periodically.

Qualifications and Experience

  • 5 years’ experience working with a humanitarian/development organization
  • Knowledge of the requirements and experience on managing grants from the major emergency donors including budgeting, eligibility issues, compliance management, and reporting.
  • Experience of coaching and capacity building of staffs
  • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a demanding workload comprised of diverse and challenging tasks and responsibilities
  • Good attention to detail and analytical skills
  • IT literate (i.e. Word, advanced Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer, financial systems).
  • Patient, adaptable, flexible, able to improvise and remain responsive and communicate clearly and effectively under pressure
  • Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English, with experience in managing multicultural teams
  • Master’s degree preferably in accounting/finance

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated.

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information

Please apply using a cover letter and an up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations

For a detailed job description and to apply online, please visit:

Application deadline: February 12, 2024

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview
‘Save the Children promotes diversity in its workforce.’

We need to keep children safe, so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.