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Finance and Operations Manager (Bangladesh)

Bangladesh (Bangladesh)

  • Organization: World Learning
  • Location: Bangladesh (Bangladesh)
  • Grade: Senior - Internationally recruited position - Senior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Banking and Finance
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2019-09-30

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World Learning is a leading international non-profit organization advancing education, systems strengthening and inclusive development through programming around the world. We are seeking an experienced Finance and Operations Manager for the anticipated USAID-funded Shobai Miley Pori “Everyone Reads Together” program in Bangladesh which will support the government of Bangladesh to improve early grade reading outcomes in Bangla for children with disabilities in Government Primary Schools.

The Finance and Operations Manager will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of financial and operations, including financial systems implementation, budgeting, expenditure tracking, financial reporting and accounting, logistics, procurement, and assets management.

Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project. If you are unable to access the position on our career’s page, you can submit your CV or resume/cover letter (in English) to: syed.zaidi@worldlearning.orgOpens a New Window.. Please include the post title on the subject line as well as a note explaining your qualifications for the position in the email body. Only finalist candidates will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and qualified candidates should apply as soon as possible.


· Develop, manage, and monitor project budgets, financial reports, and projection of funding needs;

· Manage the project financial operations and financial reporting; provide guidance and technical assistance to financial management personnel;

· Develop and implement accounting and reporting systems for project expenditures, and provide guidance and training to project staff and partners on financial procedures;

· Provide ongoing financial administration to the project, including the processing of approvals for procurements, consultant agreements, and vendor invoices;

· Ensure that project operations are in compliance with donor and World Learning policies and procedures;

· Manage the timely submission of financial reports and monthly field expenses;

· In conjunction with the Deputy Chief of Party, liaise with the donor on finance, administrative, and operations issues, participating in discussions on contract issues and actions, and following up on client requests and concerns;

· Coordinate regularly with the finance team at World Learning HQ, providing timely updates on finance and operational matters;

· Other duties as assigned.


· Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, or a related field; Master’s preferred;

· A minimum of 6 to 8 years of experience managing financial and contractual aspects of large USAID-funded international development projects;

· Significant experience with project financial management, including financial controls, accounting, and audit, reporting, and expense validation and reimbursement;

· Ability to work across various teams with excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to build consensus and navigate complex operating environments, including demonstrated experience managing and supervising financial, administrative, and procurement personnel;

· Familiarity with US Government Cost Accounting Standards; demonstrated knowledge of USAID rules, regulations, and reporting requirements;

· Strong analytical and computer skills, with an emphasis on budget and financial analysis;

· Professional level of verbal and written fluency in English as well as in Bengali;Bangladeshi Nationals preferred.;

· Commitment to inclusive programming that encourages full participation of individuals regardless of gender, disability status, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or other marginalized status.

World Learning is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/veterans/ADA employer, committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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