Finance Officer / Accountant Mid Level

AWO International
Location: Kathmandu
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2020-02-09 Deadline: 2020-02-14
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Working Position : Mid Level
  • Qualification Degree : Master's Degree
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : Accounting / Finance
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Job Title: Finance Officer / Accountant
Organization: AWO International  
Job Location: Country Office Kathmandu, Nepal with frequent field trips
Portfolio: Development Work & Humanitarian and Recovery Aid 
Reporting to: Finance Officer / Head Representative

Functional Relationships

Under the overall supervision from the Head Representative (HR) and the Finance Officer, the incumbent assists in / carries out the accounting, administration and documentation of all financial matters of AWO International’s Nepal Office and its partner organizations in the project region. S/he is supporting the finance department in all financial matters in line with Nepal and German legal requirements in addition to double-entry accounting and management of the internal accounting software. 

Overall responsibilities 

  • Accounting & obligatory documentation of all financial transactions of the Nepal Office and the partner organisations in the project region/s
  • Compilation of Books of Accounts of the Nepal Office and partner organisations 
  • Maintenance of the financial documents filing structure in coordination with the Finance Officer
  • Compilation of the statements of expenditures (MSoAs) of the Nepal Office and the partner organisations
  • Compilation of quarterly and yearly financial reports of the Nepal Office and the partner organisation
  • Compilation of fund requests of the Nepal Office and the partner organisations
  • Issuing timely payments to vendors / suppliers and salary payments (Nepal Office)
  • Supervision of cash transaction and maintenance of Nepal Office’s vouchers
  • Preparation of monthly Bank Reconciliations
  • Assistance to the Finance Officer in planning of the Nepal Office finances and other finance related issues
  • Physical examination of the partners accounts and the obligatory financial documentation (incl. partner visits) in coordination / cooperation with the Finance Officer and program team
  • Supporting the government audits of the office and the partner organisations in the project region
  • Substitution for the Finance Officer in case of absence in close cooperation / coordination with the HR and the Berlin Office
  • Regular communication with the Finance Desk of the Head Quarter / Berlin Office on accounting procedures 

Your profile

  • Master degree in Finance, Accounting or relevant field.
  • A minimum experience of 2 - 3 years in similar position in NGO/INGO.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial regulations and accounting.
  • Excellent organizational skills, including ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Nepali (spoken and written)
  • Commencement of assignment preferably on 16. March 2020

Apply Instructions

To apply
Please submit your application with a cover letter, specifically addressing the requirements outlined above and a copy of an up-to-date CV to by 14. February 2020

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Organization Summary

AWO International was founded in 1998 as a professional association for development cooperation and humanitarian action within the framework of the German welfare organization “Arbeiterwohlfahrt” (AWO, literally: Workers’ Welfare).In cooperation with local partner organizations, AWO International is committed to support marginalized and disadvantaged groups of society to sustainably improve their living conditions. In crisis situations, AWO International, also in cooperation with local non-governmental organizations, quickly provides humanitarian aid to the affected population and supports the rehabilitation and reconstruction process.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Sanepa, Lalitpur
Organization Size 1-10
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