Accountant -1 Position
Plan International Nepal

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We have been working in Nepal since 1978 to help marginalised girls and boys, their families and communities for accessing their rights to survival, development, protection, and participation. We are implementing programmes through local development partners in 24 districts in cooperation with Nepal government, civil society organisations and schools. Plan International Nepal is fully committed to the gender responsive safeguarding of all children and young people from all forms of violence.

Accountant -1 Position

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The position holder will be responsible to review and ensure all the supporting documents are in accordance with Plan International Nepal Operational Manual, Polices and procedure designed by management and Income Tax Act of Government of Nepal. S/he will prepare vouchers correctly in line with Plan International’s accounting code ensuring correct and complete documents in compliance with Internal control system and segregation of duties. S/he will ensure correct booking of accruals and prepayment every month and correct amount of tax deduction at source, submit tax return to Inland Revenue office on time as well as provide TDS certificate to all the vendors and consultants including Plan staffs. 

Term and Location: Fixed term employment for 3 years based in Country Office, Lalitpur.

Required Qualifications & Experiences:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Studies/ Administration or any relevant subject   
  • At least 2 years of relevant working  experience in a similar role or demonstrable evidence of the ability to take the role 
  • Basic knowledge of tax laws & bylaws, procurement process and inventory management
  • Analysis & reasoning and organising skills
  • Managing, motivating and skill in coaching people
  • Effective communicating both one to one and in groups in writing, verbally, presentations and reports, in English, Nepali and relevant local languages
  • Proficient in computer skill, mainly MS office package
  • Demonstrate high degree of professionalism and integrity
  • Respect for diversity and multicultural environment
  • Ability to work under limited supervision and tight deadline
  • Negotiation and networking skill 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure correct payment requests in compliance with organisation policies, procedures, Income Tax Act/Rule, VAT Act/Rule
  • Ensure 100% accuracy in account code lines
  • Compliance with income Tax act
  • Ensure full compliance on online banking system particularly straight2bank (S2B)
  • Post bank payments in ERP/ SAP correctly with correct charging lines, Text and relevant information
  • Book accrual and prepayments on time in correct charging lines ensuring proper documentation
  • Ensure all the receivable and payable accounts are reconciled every week and cleared on timely basis
  • Reconcile and book/process intercompany recharges in ERP system / SAP correctly
  • Maintenance of subsidiary accounting records of accruals and prepayments
  • Monitor the fund balance before processing the payments.
  • Assist and support on month end, quarter end and year end reports preparation
  • Support on annual budget preparation
  • Safeguard the vouchers and supporting document

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