Finance Officer
Save the Children
Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In Nepal and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children - every day and in times of crisis - transforming their lives and the future we share. Save the Children invites applications from the interested and eligible candidates, who are reliable, accountable, have the ability to deliver results with the highest level of integrity and who value diversity, for the following position(s):

Finance Officer

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TEAM/PROGRAMME: Program Operation
Contract Length: December 2016
Child Safeguarding Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people
Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children.  We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfill 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 invested over 29 million US  dollars in 2012 to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in Health, Nutrition, Education, Protection and Child Rights and Governance, Livelihood, HIV and AIDS,  and Humanitarian crises.
The purpose of this position is to support the Senior Finance  and Admin Coordinator for maintaining efficient financial management in the region.


  • Collect invoices on time, check and ensure all adequate supporting documents are available.
  • Ensure procurement process is properly followed and invoices are accurately authorized before the payment.
  • Check and ensure proper charging and coding of the expenditures.
  • Prepare vouchers and record into the system. 
  • Ensure timely payments of expenses and settlement of any outstanding and reconcile periodically.
  • Support Participate in establishing procedures and forms for request and issue of funds for program /operation needs.
  • Establish and maintain the filing system.
  • Work together with Sr. Finance/ Award Coordinator to generate and compile financial reports, preparing and revising the regional budget, cash flow forecast, reconciliation of cash, bank and fund and in its utilization, 
  • Ensure/work together with Sr. FAC in the audit concerns are realized, addressed and regularized of the region as well as partner organizations.
  • Ensure/support PNGOs to fulfil the compliances (local laws, donors requirements, partnership guideline and organisational admin/finance policies and procedures)
  • Maintain & safely keep back up data of financial data.
  • Regular monitoring /coaching/support visit in PNGOs.
  • Ensure that financial reports are submitted by PNGOs within time line and in the required formats.
  • Provide and guide program staff on the payments of direct implementation activities as per request.
  • Back up data of electronic finance and finance related documents will be taken daily and safely kept.
  • Perform the role of an internal auditor of WRO as and when required

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

  • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved


  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically.


  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to


  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency

Minimum Bachelor's degree in Management
At least 3 years of relevant work experience preferably at INGOs

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