Finance Unit Head

Location: Kathmandu
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2019-04-10 Deadline: 2019-04-24
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Qualification Degree : Master's degree in Management/Business Studies/Business Administration
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : Finance / Administration
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Position: Finance Unit Head

Duty Station: Kathmandu


  • Lead overall finance unit effectively and efficiently in client and team-oriented manner
  • Ensure the delivery of timely and compliant centralized accounting service to entire GIZ Nepal
  • Support programmes in financial management by providing required reports, rebooking of cost as per project request, advise on rules and solutions for resolving financial issues
  • Communicate with relevant GIZ OfficelProject and HO staff on financial management related issues
  • Ensure accurate and timely payments to project, staff, suppliers, consultants, local subsidy agreements and financial agreement partners
  • Monitor unsettled items and obligations: and coordinate with relevant GIZ Office and project staff for timely settlement
  • Ensure adequate control over acquisition, retention and disposal of financial records
  • Provide periodical reports regarding the financial status and cash-flow versus the set targets
  • Ensure that Internal Control is functioning as per GIZ rules and implement Internal Control recommendation relevant for financial management and vehicle management.
  • Ensure timely settlement of checked invoices, travel claims and all other periodical and contractual payments
  • Ensure that obligation is correctly liquidated in the system in coordination with Procurement Unit, HR Unit and GIZ Projects
  • Provide training and onentation to GIZ Staff on financial rules of GIZ and provide in depth knowledge about the financial management system and process of GI to finance staff
  • Ensure that all VAT receivables are submitted to Tax Office for VAT Refund within three years from invoice date and coordinate with Tax Office for timely recovery of VAT claims
  • Report to Head of Administration on status of unsettled items, cash flow vs target. VAT recovery from tax office
  • Check vehicle log for all vehicles of GIZ Offices on monthly basis and ensure that it is maintained as per GIZ Rules

Required qualifications and experience:

  • Master's degree in Management/Business Studies/Business Administration 5 years of professional experience in accounting and finance management, preferably in an international organization
  • 3 years of experience in leading and supervising staff
  • Good knowledge of GAAP and Nepali taxation and public levies regulations and procedures
  • Ability to work independently, with solution and service-oriented attitude, under pressure and meeting of deadlines and performance standards
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Reliable team player with ability to multitask
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) in Nepali and English and working knowledge of German (preferred)
  • Advanced computer and office software skills especially with in depth knowledge of spread-sheet based databases


The salary and social benefits will correspond to the rule applicable to GIZ national personnel in Nepal Especially women and candidates from underprivileged groups are encouraged to apply.

Interested Nepali citizens are requested to send a complete application including CV and two referees to the email address by 24 April 2019. Only applications sent by email will be accepted.

(Please write in the subject line while applying by position: for "Finance Unit Head, Ref. Nr19003.")

Only short listed candidates will be called for an interview. No telephone inquiries will be entertained. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

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Organization Summary

GIZ offers customised solutions to complex challenges. We are an experienced service provider and assist the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation. We offer demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development.

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