Associate Programme Finance Officer
CBM Nepal
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Associate Programme Finance Officer

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : Accounting / Finance
Job Level : mid
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Job Location : Kathmandu
Offered Salary : None
Apply Before(Deadline) : Mar. 16, 2017 00:00 (1 year, 7 months ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Bachelor
Experience Required : Not Required
Other Specification


Job Description

To plan, develop & implement all the financial principles & practices with respect to programmes including effective disbursement & monitoring of project funds. Also to provide financial advice and support in the capacity building of programme officers and partners.

Facilitating the development, management and Implementation of Programmes in line with the regional strategy and within the CBM’s Standards and Budgets through appropriate Programme Management systems.



  • Abide by and display CBM core values in all aspects of work
  • Flexibility to varying work demands
  • Ability to work in teams and collaborate with staff at all levels
  • Willingness to learn, change and adapt
  • Well organized with the ability to multitask
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity


  • Good to very Good Communication Skills in English (oral & written)
  • Proven analytical and planning skills
  • Excellent Financial Management skills
  • Excellent Problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office applications such as word, excel & PPT
  • Good knowledge in computerized accountancy
  • Fluency in regional languages
  • knowledge of disability and related issues, global developments  & cross cutting issues 


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance & accounting
  • Master’s degree in finance and accounting
  • Certifications/Training in advanced computerized accountancy packages


  • At least three years’ experience in finance & accounts in any sector
  • Experience in managing project finances in the development sector
  • At least two years’ Experience of working with Institutional donors
  • At least two years’ Experience in project planning, monitoring, evaluation, budgeting, reporting and implementation

Learning & Educational Opportunities

  • Capacity building and exposure visits in their respective areas of interest
  • Participating in inter regional exchanges
  • Upgrading of skills with training & workshops conducted within the regional office

Duties & Responsibilities

Program Finance related Responsibilities

    The Associate Program officer will act as a program finance focal person in performing the following duties:

  • Ensure that funds are requested by the projects as per the time line and funds are processed as per the budget approvals
  • Monitor the effective utilization of project grants to partners so that they meet the relevant standards of accountability and fulfil the requirements necessary to ensure continued access to donor funding including donor reporting 
  • Ensure that the monitoring status regarding the transfer of funds and the status of the financial statements
  • check and the circulate the pre-filled Financial Statements and ensure project returns the audited statements to CBM before the deadline
  • Ensure compliance and accuracy for all Partner Financial Statements and to process and finalize
  • Ensure to send the finalized checklist copies to the projects once they are finalized
  • Assist Finance Manager in conductingfinancialevaluation of the projects and coordinate with external auditors/consultants as per schedule
  • Ensure timely submission of financial reports and other documents and sending them to the donors
  • Supportthe Finance Manager in planning and conducting the financial training/workshops/capacity building events
  • Monitor the designated funded projects special report requirements
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Finance Manager

Program related Responsibilities

The Associate Program Finance Officer will act as a focal person for 2 NCO Regular Projects and will report the Senior Programme’ Officer  in performing the following duties 

  • Identification of capacity building needs of the 2 assigned partner projects
  • Ensure proper documentation, knowledge sharing and sharing of good practices in the assigned projects
  • Assist Senior Programme’ Officer in planning, initiating and developing MYPs/ annual plans and special initiative.
  • Assist Senior Programme’ Officer in supporting cross cutting initiatives ,DIDRR initiatives and development of inclusive Programmed in coordination with partners and CC teams
  • Coordinate with MAs , RO and other stakeholder as on when required

Internal contacts    External contacts
Finance and Programme’ Department    Projects Partners, MA’s and IO.

This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. However, it is inevitable that responsibilities and tasks may from time to time be varied and unpredictable.  It is expected of the staff to respond with a flexible approach when tasks arise which are not specifically covered in this job description. Should an additional responsibility or task become a regular part of an employee’s job, the job description will be amended in consultation with the employee.

Interview will be held on 20th March 2017 


Interested applicants are requested to submit their latest CV along with a covering letter stating their suitability for the position to by 16th March 2017. Telephone enquiry will not be entertained. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for the further process.

CBM encourages persons with disabilities to explore this opportunity. 
The job holder adheres to CBM beliefs as well as values and commits to CBM’s Child Safeguarding Policy and CBM Code of Conduct.


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