Vacancy Announcement: Finance Officer – GSS I (Contract Basis)

The SAARC Cultural Centre in Colombo, Sri Lanka, is the Regional Centre for Art and Culture established by the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) with the mandate to promote regional unity through cultural integration, inter-cultural dialogue, contribute towards preservation, conservation and protection of South Asia’s cultural heritage within the framework of the SAARC Agenda for Culture.

The following vacancy at the SAARC Cultural Centre, Colombo, is opened for citizens of Sri Lanka.

Duty Station            : Colombo, Sri Lanka

Tenure of the Post : A period of one year (Can be extended up to 03 (Three) Years

Type of the Post   : Contract Basis

Age                         : Below 45 Years


Degree or a higher qualification in the field of Finance and  Accounting, Business Administration.

CMA/CIMA/Chartered will be an additional qualification.


At least 10 years experience in the field of Finance and Accounting. Experience in working for a Mission/ International organization would be an advantage.

Salary Scale

USD 241-6*5-271(EB) 9*5-316(EB) plus other allowances monthly as per the harmonized rules of the SAARC Regional Centres, Payable in Sri Lankan Rupees. (House rent, Medical allowance, Festival allowance, Leave encashment, Conveyance allowance, etc.)

Other Service Conditions :-

  1. The medium of work will be in English.
  2. Applicants who possess the above qualifications should forward their applications, together with scanned copies of educational / professional qualifications, details of work experience and names and addresses of 02 non-related referees.
  3. All applications should be sent via email ( or registered post on or before 07 – 02 – 2024.
  4. Only short-listed applicants will be called for the interview.

Director, SAARC Cultural Centre, No. 224, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7. Web: www., Email: