Sr. Admin and Finance Manager

Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-03-17 Deadline: 2016-04-06
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Professional degree (CA,ACCA,CIMA) and/or academic qualification in finance or relevant field
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Nepal Agriculture Market Development Programme (NAMDP) is a bilateral initiative between the Government of Switzerland and the Government of Nepal. The project is being implemented jointly by Swisscontact and Center for Environmental and Agricultural Policy Research, Extension and Development (CEAPRED). We invite applications from committed and experienced Nepali citizens for the following positions:

Position: Sr. Admin and Finance Manager
Supervisor: Team Leader

Purpose of the job: Responsible for managing overall administrative and financial functions of the project in line with the project manual. Supervise and provide guidance to administrative and finance staff. Ensure compliance to relevant laws and regulations of the country and timely reporting to donors on financial matters.

Functions and Responsibilities
- Ensure financial management and accounting on NAMDP project matters as well as reporting to donors in line with Swisscontact and SDC regulations
- Establish and implement financial procedures in line with organisational requirements
- Monitor timely and accurate recording of all financial transactions in line with organisational and donor requirements and deadlines
- Establish and prepare accurate and timely information for budget monitoring and progress reporting of programme funds and grants
- Provide financial management advice on revisions of budgets, preparing periodical forecasts and any changes needed

Required Qualifications
- Experience in the management of material resources (purchase orders, accounting and human resources management)
- Experience in management of funds from multiples of donors, preparation of balance sheets and budgets, and accomplishing financial audits
- Capacity to work under pressure in an international environment
- Ability to interpret financial procedures and standards and their application
- Professional degree (CA,ACCA,CIMA) and/or academic qualification in finance or relevant field
- At least 5 years of work experience in the development sector
- Excellent analytical, management skills and a team player
- Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Nepali

Apply Instructions

Submit current CV with cover letter to: NAMDP PSU Office, Swisscontact, Kupondole, Lalitpur, or Email on or before 6 April 2016 or send by Email to


Swisscontact promotes workforce diversity and applies positive discrimination to candidates from discriminated groups (women and Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai and other minority communities.

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Organization Summary

Swisscontact supports economic, social and ecological development of South Asia by implementing projects which enable people to improve their living conditions on their own initiatives. Swisscontact has been engaged in international development cooperation in the region since 1962, when it started working in Chandigarh, India and established the Indo-Swiss Training Centre. Gradually, Swisscontact expanded operations across Bangladesh in 1979, Pakistan and Sri Lanka in 1980 and Nepal in 1990.

At present, Swisscontact South Asia has the largest portfolio of development projects in Bangladesh and the office located in Dhaka functions as the South Asia Regional Office (SARO). Swisscontact also maintains a country office in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Swisscontact aims to further strengthening its presence in South Asia whilst building and maintaining strong networks with private businesses; public agencies; micro, small and medium enterprises; non-governmental organisations and civil society; bi- and multi-lateral donor agencies and host governments.

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