Wednesday, December 5, 2012

The Asia Foundation, Post: Grants Officer.

Job Description / Responsibility

    In co-ordination with the Grants Manager, the incumbent will work with The Asia Foundation partners to provide financial management assistance including setting up of accounting systems, policies and procedures. The responsibilities are included but not limited to:
    Working with partner organization’s program and finance staff to ensure financial activities are carried out according to the agreement, policies and procedures set forth.
    Design and provide periodic training to partner organizations’ financial staff.
    To work with partner organizations to ensure all financial reporting requirements are met on a timely manner.
    Prepare cash projections, analyze fund status of partners and ensure funds are released as per the schedule
    Ensure donor compliance requirements are fully adhered to.
    Carrying out financial reviews and assessments of partner organizations.
    Review budget proposals of grantees and sub contractors and develop letter of grants /contracts
    Analyze financial reports, budget vs. expenses of respective partner, review any proposed changes of budget and plans, and develop amendment letters.
    Assist Grants unit on any other financial matters or duties assigned by Grants Manager or Director- Finance & Grants

Job Nature


Educational Requirements

A minimum of Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or related fields.
Experience Requirements

    Minimum 5 year(s)

Additional Job Requirements

    Minimum 5 years proven work experience in financial management\Accounts in any international development organizations or donor organizations.
    Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations
    Strong organizational and administrative abilities.
    Strong interpersonal skills and good verbal and written English communication skills.
    Computer literacy required, including accounting software and spreadsheets.
    Ability to work under pressure, respond to urgent needs, and to manage tasks independently.

Other Benefits

The Foundation offers excellent salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

Job Location


Apply Instruction

If you are eligible and interested to apply, please send your CV with a brief cover letter to:
Director-HR & Administration,
The Asia Foundation,
House 5, Road 8,
Baridhara, Dhaka, Bangladesh
or by email to: (specifying the position in the subject line).
No telephone enquiries please. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. The Asia Foundation is committed to a policy of providing equal opportunities in recruiting and selecting employees. However, qualified female are highly encouraged to apply.

Source:, Date of Publication: Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Job expires at 4:46pm on Saturday December 15th, 2012