Embassy of Switzerland

Finance Controller

Embassy of Switzerland

Finance Controller

Finance Controller

Embassy of Switzerland

Kathmandu, Nepal
Experience: More than or equals to 3 years
Source: The Himalayan Times Newspaper

Finance Controller

Basic Job Information

Job Category: Accounting / Finance
Job Level: Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s: [ 1 ]
Employment Type: Contract
Apply Before(Deadline): June 30, 2021, 5 p.m. (1 month ago)

Finance Controller

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 supporting Nepal's socio-economic development and federal state building at the national, provincial, and local levels. 

The Embassy of Switzerland offers a competitive salary and benefits package as well as a stimulating team and working environment. We are looking for a young, energetic Nepali National for 2 years fixed term contract with the possibility of extension: 

Finance Controller 
As a member of the Embassy of Switzerland and SDC program team and in close collaboration with SDC Funded Projects 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.

Required Technical Competence 
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. 

Methodical and Personal Competence 
Result-oriented; Pronounced analytical abilities; Independent and out 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. 

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. 

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 communities).

Applying Procedure

Detailed Job Description is available on the following website https://www.fdfa.admin.ch/countries/nepal/en/home/news/open-job vacancies.html 

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 2021 through email as an attachment (please do not provide a link to google drive or any other cloud server) at [email protected] or through the 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 

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