Finance Controller

Embassy of Switzerland

Switzerland through its development cooperation has been engaged in Nepal since 1959. With the establishment of its Embassy in Nepal in August 2009, Switzerland’s assistance in Nepal continues to focus on federal state building, employment and income through agriculture, rural infrastructure and vocational skills, as well as migration. Switzerland is committed to support Nepal’s socio-economic development and federal state building…

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 Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 3 year
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    Job Category Finance & Accounting
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Jun 16, 2021

Job Description

As a member of the Embassy of Switzerland and SDC programme team and in close collaboration with SDC funded projects and partners, the Finance Controller monitors and helps to promote effective and efficient use of SDC’s resources. This is done through assessment, analysis, advice and training/orientation. The person is furthermore responsible for the proper functioning of the internal control, financial information system and contract management.

Methodical and Personal Competence:

  • Result oriented
  • Pronounced analytical abilities
  • Independent and ‘out of the box’ thinking
  • Process design
  • Methods and knowledge of Project Cycle Management
  • Meticulous working style Assertiveness/self-responsibility/independence
  • Ability to cope with stress
  • Willing to accept a wide spectrum of tasks
  • Sensitivity and experience in the areas of gender and social inclusion

For Detailed TOR Please CLICK HERE

Required Qualification & Experience

Qualification & Experience

  • Chartered Accountant with Master’s degree (Business Administration, commerce or management)
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in the area of auditing and/or financial management after completion of chartered accountancy
  • Good knowledge of local laws/act on taxation and fiscal federalism
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and Nepali
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Good knowledge of computer operation and different software application skills

Social Qualification/Competence:

  • Ability to work in a team/ability to network
  • Negotiation skills
  • Advisory and coaching skills
  • Ability to deal with criticism and conflicts

How to Apply

Detailed Job Description is available on the following website CLICK HERE

Application in English with immediate contact address and a telephone number; an updated bio-data; copies of citizenship certificate and academic credentials; and reference from former employer(s) should reach at the latest by 17:00 hrs on 30 June 2021through email as attachment (please do not provide a link to google drive or any other cloud server) at or through post. Please clearly mark “Application for Finance Controller” on the envelope / subject of the email.

Personnel and Administration (Chancery)
P.O. Box 113
Kathmandu, Nepal

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The Embassy reserves the right to reject any or all applications without assigning any reasons.

The Embassy of Switzerland in Nepal promotes workforce diversity and applies positive discrimination to candidates from discriminated groups (women and candidates from Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai, and other minority community)