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USAID/Nepal invites applications for employment from all interested and qualified candidates for the position of Chief Accountant in the Office of Financial Management, under a Foreign Service National (FSN) Personal Services Contract (PSC) subject to availability of funds.
OPEN TO: All interested and qualified candidates
POSITION:Chief Accountant – FSNPSC-12 OPENING DATE: September 1, 2022
CLOSING DATE: September 22, 2022 – 5:00 P.M. Kathmandu time
WORK HOURS:Full-time; 40 hours/week
NOTE: ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:
The Chief Accountant position is located in the Controller’s Office of USAID/Nepal and serves as the principal and recognized professional Foreign Service National (FSN) professional advisor to the Controller with responsibility for all aspects of accounting, budgeting, financial reporting and internal control. The job holder serves under the direct supervision of the Controller or Deputy Controller, performing a full range of complex professional duties including budgeting, accounting, reporting, and internal control activities in a comprehensive and timely manner to support the objectives of USAID/Nepal. The Chief Account serves as the principal leader and mentor to the FSN staff in the Controller’s Office.
The job holder through orientation and training must be able to promote a work environment that fosters respect for each other, equity, diversity, and inclusion and that does not tolerate harassment, exclusion, and inequality. The job holder must have demonstrated leadership in integrating and achieving equity, diversity, and inclusion in their area of work and in the workplace.
A detailed job description for the position can be obtained by visiting USAID/Nepal’s website at http://www.usaid.gov/nepal/careers or by requesting USAID/Nepal’s Human Resources Office (USAIDNepalHR@usaid.gov).
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and a resume – not to exceed 3 pages – and any other documentation that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed in the full job description. Please provide names of three references and their contact numbers and email addresses as well. Please send your application to the attention of USAID/Nepal Human Resources Office, U.S. Embassy Maharajgunj, G.P.O. Box. 295, Kathmandu, Nepal. Applications may be sent electronically to: USAIDNepalHR@usaid.gov
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted to participate in the hiring process.
USAID/Nepal is an equal opportunity employer committed to a staff composition that reflects the social and ethnic diversity of Nepali society. We believe that social inclusion and diversity contribute to excellence. USAID/Nepal makes hiring decisions without regard for gender, gender identity, caste, race, ethnicity, disability, marital status, age (if over 40), or sexual orientation. Applicants from ALL backgrounds are encouraged to apply.