Career Opportunity of Center for Natural Resource Studies (CNRS)

Accounts and Admin Assistant

Center for Natural Resource Studies (CNRS)

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Job Context
  • Project : Reducing Dietary Related Risks Associated with Non-communicable Diseases in Bangladesh
  • Project Period: August 2016 to July 2019
  • Joining Date: Preferably by 1 March 2017
  • Reducing Dietary Related Risks Associated with Non-communicable Diseases in Bangladesh` is an action research project is funded by International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada and led by a reputed national NGO based in Dhaka. The Project Manager is the Head of Operations of this project and primary point of contact, and is responsible for overseeing and coordinating project operations and providing support to activities that are conducted in the Upazillas/Unions of Moulvibazar, Sylhet, Sunamgonj, Jamalpur, Sherpur, Pabna, and Khulna districts. S/he will be responsible for assuring achievements of project implementation objectives, activities and targeted results. Under the overall leadership and guidance of Principal Investigator of this project s/he will lead the effort to ensure full collaboration of the other partners e.g. University Manitoba (UM), Canada, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI), Dhaka University, (DU) and Chanel I.
  • Project Information: `Reducing Dietary Related Risks Associated with Non-communicable Diseases in Bangladesh` project will lead coordinated actions to effectively promote balanced diet and vegetable consumption and associated benefits across multiple stakeholders (e.g. consumers, producers, and healthcare systems) for reducing dietary related risks associated with NCDs. The project will work with women-led cooperatives, school students, youth groups, and the private sector, directly reaching more than 30,000 populations. A consortium of a non-government organization, a government research institute, and a Bangladeshi university will lead the project. They will mobilize 2 major government divisions and the private sector to build small and medium vegetable enterprises to promote balanced dietary habit in Bangladesh. The collective work will serve to increase significantly the income of more than 28,000 farmers in Bangladesh and purchasing capacity of many more to buy vegetables and other less processed food along the value chain.
  • Job Location: At field level.
Job Description / Responsibility
  • Maintain field level accounts
  • Prepare all sorts of Vouchers of all transactions with proper supporting documents
  • Perform and maintain banking related issues including Bank Reconciliation Report
  • Maintain General ledger, Cash & Check book, Advance register, and Petty Cash
  • Check and make payment Travel Expenses Reports, Conveyance bill etc.
  • Arrangement of different logistics support services such as stationeries, photocopying, vehicle, refreshments, office cleaning, etc.
  • Affix Revenue Stamp; Deduct Income taxes at source as applicable, and deposit to Govt. treasury
  • Prepare monthly Financial report with necessary supporting and timely submission
  • Assist Annual external audit, reviews as well as internal monitoring
  • Maintain Fixed asset registers, stock register, ensure affix ID numbers, and keep track of items
  • Filling and preservation of financial vouchers, HR related files in a confidential manner
  • Prepare monthly salary sheet of all field level staff and ensure timely bank transfer
  • Ensure and arrange timely disbursement of fund cheques/cash flows
  • Keep contact with HO based designated Accounts Officer on required basis and response immediately against queries
  • Any other activities as assigned
  • The position is reportable and accountable to Project Manager (PM).
Job Nature
  • Full-time
Educational Requirements
  • Bachelor/Masters in Accounting/Finance/Management or any relevant discipline
Experience Requirements
  • At least 3 year(s)
Job Requirements
  • At least 3 years’ experience in working with accounts and administration department of development sector firms
  • The candidate should have good knowledge on Accounting Practice, Income Tax, VAT and custom rules of Bangladesh.
  • Must be capable of handling and managing Accounts, Audit, VAT, Project Costs, Income Tax matters etc.
  • Capable in preparing budgets, budgetary control and financial reports
  • Having non-discriminatory and gender sensitive perception
  • Should have good command in both written and spoken English
  • Should have excellent working knowledge of MS Office & MS Excel
Job Location
  • Anywhere in Bangladesh
Salary Range
  • Tk. 20000
Job Source
  • Online Job Posting

Apply Instruction

Send your CV to
Application should besubmitted to the following e-mail address, with a note “Accounts and Admin Assistant -IDRC” to be mentioned in the subject line by 30th November, 2016 COB. Applicants should submit a current resume and cover letter stating his/her competency for the position; otherwise the application may not be considered. Applicants must enclose his/her Photograph with CV. Women are encouraged to apply. CNRS would like to graciously thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet aforesaid requisite criteria, and are short listed will be contacted.

Application Deadline : Nov 10, 2016

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Center for Natural Resource Studies (CNRS)

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