Finance Officer

Published On

26 Aug 2023

Company Information

Friends in Village Development Bangladesh (FIVDB)

Address : FIVDB, Khadimnagar, Sylhet-3103

Business : FIVDB is a development organization, established in 1979. Its major operation cover 7 major districts and concentrates round in the north-east of Bangladesh. It mission is to give disadvantage women, men and children greater voice, reduce their vulnerability, increase use of citizenship rights and help them enhance their quality of life.

Finance Officer

Friends in Village Development Bangladesh (FIVDB)



Job Context

  • Friends In Village Development Bangladesh (FIVDB), is a Bangladeshi non-governmental organisation founded in 1979 under the Societies` Registration Act, 1860. The organisation is also registered with the NGO Affairs Bureau and the Micro Credit Regulatory Authority, of the Government of Bangladesh that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child and the young people. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. In addition, its girls and young women who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.
  • FIVDB`s societal vision is that of `a vibrant society based on justice, equity, democracy and environmentally sound principles`. It works with the mission to give the disadvantaged women, men and children greater voice, reduce their vulnerability, increase their use of citizenship rights and help them enhance their quality of life. To that end FIVDB pursues educational, social and economic capacity building and social organization processes. It works to strengthen social protection and safety networks and participates in national and international outreach and advocacy. The organization combines grassroots service delivery, social mobilization and advocacy in its work and works in collaboration with communities, civil society, the Government and private sectors.
  • Friends in Village Development Bangladesh (FIVDB) is going to implement Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Multi Year Resilience Program (MYRP) top up funding under its Humanitarian Preparedness and Response Program, Cox`s Bazar in partnership with Plan International Bangladesh (PIB). The duration of the project is 18 Months (to be extended subject to the provision of project extension afterward). The position will be recruited for implementing the project based at the Field Office at Ukhia with substantial field activities at different camps and host communities. The job is contractual for the project period with a three (3) months’ probation period.

Job Responsibilities

  • The Finance Officer will be responsible to support day-to-day administrative, financial and record keeping management of the Project. S/he will be reportable to Project Coordinator and s/he will have functional relationship with Finance Manager, Humanitarian preparedness and Response Program.
  • Detailed Responsibilities:
  • Preparing vouchers, checking bills of ECW Project.
  • Record keeping of all invoices and other bills, staff advance, etc. and cross check for quality ensuring hecking petty cash expenses, daily cash count sheet and petty cash reimbursement.
  • Purchasing all kinds of stationery for this section and keeping a stock register.
  • Maintain and preserve Books of accounts such as: Cash Book/ Fixed Assets Register/General and subsidiary ledger/ Cheque issue register.
  • Entry all expenditure in accounting software on daily basis.
  • Maintain supplier ledger.
  • Ensure VAT Tax deduction at source & deposit to govt treasury timely.
  • Ensure all donor & govt compliances.
  • Prepare fund request & financial report quarterly & submit to PIB with all necessary validation.
  • S/he will ensure the internal financial audit especially at field level.
  • S/he will ensure proper inventory of resources at field level.
  • Keep close coordination with Plan International respective person for day to day queries and findings.
  • Assist liaison and correspondence with various banks, organization, NGO and other offices.
  • Child protection, gender equality and inclusion:
  • Ensures that FIVDB and Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and FIVDB and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), PSEA Policy, their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.
  • Key relationships
  • Internal Contact
  • Project Coordinator ( Supervisor)
  • Technical Coordinator(s)
  • Technical Officer(s)
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
  • Admin and Logistics Officer
  • Assistant Finance Officer
  • External Contact
  • Plan International Bangladesh ( Finance Section and other section)
  • Rohingya refugees and host communities
  • UNO
  • CiC, ACiC & Site Management
  • Other service provider
  • Camp and host level stakeholders

Employment Status



  • Work at office

Educational Requirements

  • Master of Commerce (MCom) in Accounting, Finance Management or any relevant subject, Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Accounting, Finance, Management or any relevant subject

Experience Requirements

  • At least 4 year(s)
  • The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):
    preferably in development sector
  • The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):

Additional Requirements

  • Age 26 to 55 years
  • Both males and females are allowed to apply
  • Additional Requirements
  • • Age 26 to 55 years.
  • • Both males and females are allowed to apply.
  • • Fluency in Bangla (both reading and writing).
  • • Fluency in Chittagonian and/or Rohingya is a plus for this position.
  • • Prior experience of working in greater Chittagong Division and knowledge.
  • • English proficiency and Computer knowledge is a plus.
  • • Willing to take challenge of working in a participatory approach for Rohingya Community/ Host Community.
  • • Good communication, Facilitation and motivational skill.
  • • Understanding of local culture.
  • • Abilities to undertake extensive travel to village level.
  • • Ability to work under pressure.

Job Location

Cox’s Bazar (Ukhia)


  • Tk. 61500 (Monthly)
  • 10% of the Basic Salary will be deducted as Staff Security Fund (Payment made after project closing/ Leave from FIVDB)
    Deduction of Tax at the source
    Yearly Salary Increment(Up to 5-10% based on Performance Appraisal and budgeted provision of the selected project)

Compensation & Other Benefits

  • Mobile bill, Weekly 2 holidays
  • Festival Bonus: 1

Job Source Online Job Posting.

Published on: 26 Aug 2023


Employment Status: Full-time

Experience: At least 4 year(s)

Gender: Both males and females are allowed to apply

Age: Age 26 to 55 years

Job Location: Cox’s Bazar (Ukhia)

Salary: Tk. 61500 (Monthly)

Application Deadline: 1 Sep 2023

Applicants are encouraged to submit Video Resume

Read Before Apply

FIVDB is an equal-opportunity organization. Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.FIVDB affirms the ‘ZERO’ tolerance approach against sexual exploitation and abuse. And is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, lack of integrity, and financial misconduct, and expects staff to promote the welfare of children and adults at all times. FIVDB 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 this commitment are recruited to work with us.Join us on our Facebook page for more updates:

Applicants are encouraged to submit Video Resume.

*Photograph must be enclosed with the resume.

Apply Procedure

Application Deadline : 1 Sep 2023

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