Finance Officer

Save the Children

Save the Children has been operating in Nepal since 1976. Our programs to improve the lives of children in Nepal are guided by the National Plan of Action for Children and the UN Millennium Development Goals. As the largest child-focused organization in the Nepal, we cover a wide geographical area with multiple programs that support our vision for all children…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Surkhet
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    Type of Appointment Contract
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Competitive / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 3+ years
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Jul 11, 2021

Job Description

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners from civil societies and government, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We reached approximately two million populations and invests over 40 million US dollars annually to reach more children than ever before, through programs in Health, Nutrition, Education, Protection and Child Rights and Governance, Livelihood, HIV and AIDS, and Humanitarian crises.

Finance officer will ensure functional, effective & efficient accounting, financial and administrative system and timely provision of reports to Country office as per guidance of Finance Manager. This position holder will be working closely with Field Office Team and Operation Team to run the smooth operations of financial and administrative management of regional office. This position will mainly work on operational management of field office. Reconciliation, Payment, documentations, partner NGOs expenditure recording/reviewing etc will be the task.

Key Responsibilities

Financial Job:

  • Support to prepare (Master Budget) annual budget and prepare revision budget on quarterly basis.
  • Ensure proper cash management to run field level activities and day to day operations.
  • Ensure compliance of local laws, donor requirements and internal control mechanism.
  • Ensure & perform single account reconciliation at Agresso.
  • Timely payments of vendor’s bills and settlement of advance, liabilities and receivables etc and reconcile periodically.
  • Maintain and disbursement of petty cash of field office.
  • Ensure & follow up to keep Partner’s finance report e-copy & hard copy and update on dash board.
  • Provide necessary guidance to SC team and PNGO finance staff for accounting system and procedure.
  • Support on BRS preparation, Tax detail preparation, and Field office MFR preparation.
  • Support on preparation of Cash transfer request and Cash liquidation Plan including Fund transfer request.
  • Give innovative idea on documentations/reporting formats & reviewing documents of partner NGOs.
  • Work with internal and external auditors time to time.
  • Provide Tax deposited information to required stakeholders.
  • Provide orientation to new Save the Children staff.
  • Support on Kick off meeting /Staff meeting including partner staff meeting.
  • Support Save the Children’s full spectrum mandate.

Partner NGO Monitoring Job:

  • Prepare Partner NGO visit plan for financial monitoring and coaching on as & when required.
  • Partners monitoring and capacity building in financial, procurement and administrative management matters.
  • Ensure monthly financial reports submitted by partners are accurate and correspond with the narrative reports.
  • Provide technical support to Partner NGO on physical verification, procurement committee, FAMAS Software.
  • Any other tasks given by line manager.

Required Qualification & Experience

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies or equivalent in related field
  • Minimum of 3 years (2 years for GSI group*) of working experiences in related field

*GSI group include Female, Dalit, Madhesi, People with Disabilities and other indigenous/minorities.

How to Apply

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy. Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.