Accounts Clerk

EU Delegation Nepal

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Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary 100222 / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 5 year
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    Job Category Finance & Accounting
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Apr 26, 2021

Job Description

We offer a post of Accounts clerk . Under this post, the recruited person will be attributed functions depending on the needs of the Delegation.

Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will occupy a specific job function as Accounts clerk – this job function may be changed in accordance with the needs of the Delegation. Under this job function the successful candidate will serve as technical and support staff to the administration section under the supervision and responsibility of the relevant head of section.

The Accounts clerk position will assist the Head of Section in accounting, budgeting and finance but also in other administrative areas such as human resources management (including payroll) and logistics.

The post is based in Kathmandu, Nepal, for a regular 37,5 working hours per week (office hours 9:00 to 17:00), associated with a job profile and salary grid position in Function Group III, corresponding to a starting basic salary at NPR 100,222 per month, or higher depending on prior, and documented, relevant experience.

We offer a competitive position in an international environment. Benefits, such as additional pension scheme and medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.

Required Qualification & Experience

  1. Medically fit to perform the required duties;
  2. Enjoys civil rights and permits for employment under local law;
  3. Good level in English (B1 level in CEFR) and Nepali (equivalent to C2 level);
  4. Minimum 5 years of proven experience in either finance, audit or accounting management;
  5. Vocational/technical school certificate in Business Administration, Economics, Accounting / Financial Management or in a similar, related field

The following will be considered an asset:

  1. University degree in Business Administration, Economics, Accounting/ Financial Management or in a similar, related field;
  2. Experience in another diplomatic mission or in a multi-cultural environment;
  3. Knowledge of accounting software(s).

How to Apply

The application should include, as attachments to the email:

  • a cover letter (maximum 1 page) and
  • a detailed CV (Europass template obligatory (max 2 pages) [1].   Link to Europass CV template: https://europa.eu/europass/en

Applications received via standard mail service will not be taken into account.

Applicants who failed to present their application as described above will be automatically excluded from the competition.

The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to delegation-nepal-vacancies@eeas.europa.eu(link sends e-mail) .

The procedure

After the deadline for applications, the applications will be reviewed by a Selection Committee set up for this purpose. The Selection Committee will prepare a short-list of candidates who are considered the most suitable for the post based on a preliminary assessment of the information provided in their application letter and CV. The short-listed candidates might be requested to send additional supporting documents and, if compliant, will be invited to an assessment phase in form of a written test. During this phase the Selection Committee will assess the suitability of the candidates for the post, and may also verify knowledge of IT tools as well as language level requirements.

The best candidates from the assessment phase will be invited to an interview.

The candidates who have not been short-listed will not be contacted individually; however, the Delegation will use the same means of publication as for this Vacancy Notice to inform the remaining candidates once the recruitment procedure has been completed and that a candidate has (or has not) been recruited.