Donor Compliance Specialist

VSO Nepal

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Job Information

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    Duty Station Nepal
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Senior Level
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    Job Experience : As Per Job Detail
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    Job Category Finance & Accounting ,NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Aug 13, 2021

Job Description

Donor Compliance Specialist

Type of roleEmployee
LocationKathmandu, Nepal
Contract typeNational, Fixed Term
Application Closing Date19 Aug 2021
Interview dateSoon as possible
Start dateSoon as possible

Role overview

The Donor Compliance Specialist will provide financial support and expert advices on donor compliance, manage and maintain grant management activities in order to ensure an efficient, secure and controlled financial environment in compliance with VSO policies and procedures, donor requirements and local regulations.

Required Qualification & Experience

Essential:

  • Technical Accounting Expertise – Fully qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or bachelor’s degree in Accountancy with significant Grant Management experience.
  • Skilled financial accountant with knowledge of financial management of restricted donor funding, reporting, procurement procedures, grant management, grant equipment, donor rules and regulations for non-profit organisations.
  • Strong leadership experience in budget management (including project budgets), financial planning and analysis. Knowledge of Internal, External and Project Audit. Coordinates financial auditing in closed consultation with donor agencies and consortium partners.
  • Line Management – experience of managing staff with the ability to develop, coach and motivate a high performing team and empower others to apply good grant management principles.
  • VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).
  • Communication and Influencing Skills – Strong written and verbal communication skills – able to listen, analyse, present, consult, negotiate with confidence and obtain stakeholder engagement. Able to effectively communicate complex financial information to a wide range of audiences and experience of remote and cross-cultural communication, demonstrating sensitivity to cultural and language differences.
  • Financial Business Partnering – Service oriented, customer focused approach. Experience of working in and understanding a global organisation, using knowledge to analyse and interpret financial information to support management.
  • Financial and Risk Management – Strong financial and risk management skills (including ability to understand and work with restricted funds and full cost recovery concepts, and project funding issues); understanding of financial management policy and excellent budget monitoring and management skills.
  • Financial and Information Technology Systems – Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel particularly. Use of accounting software and reporting packages with preference to SUN system.
  • Values – Commitment to VSO’s work and values particularly being able to work in a way that empowers others and transfers skills.
  • Information Technology – Good level of computer skills (Windows, Excel, Power Point, Word, Outlook, Internet).
  • Travel requirement: Able to travel in a rural area in country occasionally and spend time away from work- base location and home.
  • Commitment to VSO’s mission, values, People First principles and core approaches (Social Inclusion and Gender, Social Accountability, and Resilience).

Desirable:

  • Project management experience.
  • Engaging with volunteers and their management.
  • Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  • Ability to seek and share knowledge

How to Apply

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

Once you’re ready to apply, click on https://www.vsointernational.org/about/careers/donor-compliance-specialist-a0m3z00000es3qvaaz and complete the online application form.

VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).