Position Title : Finance Officer
Position based in : Kurigram
Desired date for taking-up duty : As early as possible
Salary conditions  : BDT 37,059/- month excluding other benefits


Hierarchical and organizational links:

Reports to:    

Finance Manager, Dhaka

Coordinates with:

Health Program Manager/OIC, WASH & DRR Manager, Project Officers, Admin, Finance and Log team

Direct line supervises:

Accounts Officer

technical referent:


Main responsibilities: 


Primary responsible for Budget


Primary responsible for Funds planning and requests


Responsible for the quality and reliability of accounting / SAGA at base level


Bank and cash


Payments and incomes


Involvements in audits and financial reports


Field controls



1. Primary responsible for Budget

1.1 Budgets modifications in course of year if needed (at base level)

1.2 Budgets follow-up by codes and by donors at base level

1.3 Support preparation of budgets for new proposals

2. Primary responsible for Funds planning and requests

2.1 Making projections of funds needs (base level)

2.2 Monthly funds request and sending it (base to central level)

3. Responsible for the quality and reliability of accounting / SAGA at base level

3.1 Controls the quality and reliability of the Data Entries on SAGA

3.2 Checking for compliance and final approval of vouchers' top sheet

3.3 Monthly closing saga books and sending to BDO

3.4 Back and forth exchange (base-BDO) whenever SAGA parameters created or changed

3.5 yearly closing of books (base level)

4. Bank and Cash

4,1 Regular physical verification of pettycash (signing statement)

4.2 Validates the bank monthly reconciliations (base level)

4.3 Focal point for business relations with banks (=opening /closing account, change of signatories, exchange of formal letters)

5. Payments and incomes

5.1 Final financial approval of vouchers

5.2 Calculate and deduct VAT and taxes from bills

5.3 Validates the summary sheet for payment of VAT and TAX through treasury chalan

5.4 Controls the effectiveness of incomes

6. Involvements in audits and financial reports

6.1 Providing central level with financial data needed for reports (base level)

6.2 Providing convenient and on-time documentation, data or verbal answers to auditors (base level)

6.3 Direction of audit / accompanying auditors (base level)

6.4 Ensure compliance of NGOAB rules for finance record keeping (base level)

7. Fields controls

7.1 Field controls to KPO areas on financial issues






Send a short monthly activity report and plans for succeeding month by 3rd of each month to the National Finance Manager.

Internal coordination

a) Initiates and leads regular finance team meetings.
b) Actively participates in broader coordination meetings at Kurigram level

Networking (external coordination)



Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Involvement in payment process

Cross checking Payment Requests with budgets before payment

Check physical elements of request (completeness, compliant…)

Calculating VAT and Tax on the bills

Preparation VAT & Deduction sheet

Control the advance adjustments made by his assistant.

  1. GH Incomes Checking & Initiate pending income submit

Cross checking Income document with supporting document

Initiate pending Income document submit to finance section

  1. Financial Report Preparation

Preparation of Donor financial report & send to BDO (like as WFP funded project & IMAGE PLUS project)

  1. Expenditure Status prepare for DC Office

Monthly expenditure status report prepare for DC office & send to program people

  1. Base level monthly SAGA BFU/Expenditure status prepare & share PM’s

Prepare base level SAGA BFU or expenditure status & share to Program people (PM’s) for better understanding of all expenses.


Qualifications & Competencies:

  1. Master’s in Accounting/Finance or any business background degree.
  2. Minimum 5 years working experience specially in field of Finance/Accounting with National/ International Voluntary Organization.
  3. Working experience in any Accounting software
  4. Good communication skills in English (verbal and written)
  5. Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  6. Excellent knowledge in Excel program
  7. Ability to work in pressure
  8. Problem solving oriented

High degree of flexibility is expected; accepts new responsibilities when those are assigned by the line supervisor. While the position is based in Kurigram, the post holder may support the Dhaka office if and when necessary.


Tdh Regulations and Policies
The post holder abides by all internal rules, regulations and policies. This version supersedes all previous versions.


Application process and deadline:

Candidates should apply using the online BD Jobs system. Emailed applications will not be accepted. The deadline is Saturday, July 20, 2019 by 5.00 pm. Only short-listed applications will subsequently be called for interviews.

CVs should include current salary (if in employment) and last salary drawn, and expected salary, names of two former supervisors to serve as references with phone and email contact info and earliest date of availability.

Recruitment procedure follows the Terre des hommes Child Protection Policy. Tdh is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. Any form of persuasion will be treated as disqualification.


Application Deadline: July 20, 2019