Account Officer

Build Change
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-03-04 Deadline: 2016-03-11
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor's Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Accounting / Finance
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

POSITION OPENING: Account Officer
Industry:              Non-profit/International Development
Function:             Operations
Location:             Based in Kathmandu, Nepal
Start Date:          Immediate
 
Organization Description
Founded in 2004, Build Change is a non‐profit social enterprise whose mission is to save lives in earthquakes and hurricanes. Build Change designs disaster-resistant houses and schools, trains homeowners, builders, engineers and government officials to build them, works with governments to develop and implement building standards, partners with the private sector to improve building materials quality and create jobs, and facilitates access to incentive-based capital for reconstruction and retrofitting by partnering with financing institutions and government subsidy programs. Build Change started its work in Aceh, Indonesia after the 2004 earthquake and tsunami and has since expanded to include programs in China, Haiti, Colombia, Guatemala, Nepal, and the Philippines. Build Change has trained more than 23,000 people on earthquake-resistant design and construction techniques, created more than 11,000 jobs and provided technical assistance for more than 47,000 safer buildings, impacting an estimated 236,875 people.
 
Responsibilities:
 

  • Prepare and track bank transfers for payroll and vendor payments
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation and end of month report using QuickBooks
  • Prepare and file vouchers with complete documentation
  • Implement Build Change’s audit compliant procurement process, including reviewing Purchase Orders.
  • Ensure internal control procedures are followed for all cash disbursements, receipts, and transfers
  • Ensure compliance with national tax and labor regulations
  • Handle petty cash

 
Qualifications:
 

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Administration, Management, or Finance
  • At least 2 years’ experience in financial or accounting management of non-profit or equivalent organizations
  • Attention to detail and quality control
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks, Excel, Word and other Office applications
  • Strong understanding of humanitarian principles/development ethics
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

 
To Apply

Submit your cover letter and resume in English via email to recruitment@buildchange.org with “Account Officer” in the subject line or visit www.buildchange.org/about/careers and click on the link for this position to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone enquires will not be entertained.
 
WOMEN ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Organization Summary

Build Change saves lives in earthquakes and typhoons. Our mission is to greatly reduce deaths, injuries and economic losses caused by housing and school collapses due to earthquakes and typhoons in emerging nations.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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