Accounting & Finance Officer

Room to Read

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Position Overview:

Accounting & Finance Officer will assist Project Manager in overseeing all aspects of the Project’s finances and accounting initiatives. The position will report to Project Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Review & process payment documents as per the Room to Read finance policies;
  • Assist the Project Manager and Sr. Accounting & Finance Manager to maintain records related to bookkeeping, expenses, funds, partnership ventures;
  • Review of expense reports & writing Cheques & Vouchers and timely disbursement to employees, partners & vendors;
  • Approves payments, purchase authorizations and other financial transactions to ensure compliance with staff rules, financial rules and implementing instruments/authority.
  • In close coordination with Program, maintains a system to monitor and forecast cash requirements.
  • Constantly reviews banking arrangements to ensure timely transfer of funds and minimize exchange loses and bank charges;
  • Assist Sr. AFM in preparing financial reports by deadlines.
  • Prepare necessary schedules & assist internal & external audit.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Management or any other relevant subject;
  • Preferred partly qualified Accounting Professional of recognized Accounting body (CA/CIMA/CMA)
  • At least 5 five years of relevant experience in Finance and Accounts. Experience with INGOs will be given preference.
  • Superior interpersonal abilities. Ability to get along with diverse personalities, tactful, mature, flexible
  • Good reasoning abilities, Sound judgment


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.


Bangladesh - Remote

To be successful at Room to Read, you will also: 

  • Have passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact a dynamic nonprofit organization 
  • Be a proactive and innovative thinker who achieves results and creates positive change
  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness  
  • Embrace diversity and a commitment to collaboration 
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment 

Room to Read is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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