Finance Officer
Action Against Hunger

Action Contre la Faim | Action Against Hunger is an international humanitarian organization committed to ending child hunger. Recognized as a leader in the fight against malnutrition, Action Against Hunger saves the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster and chronic food insecurity, Currently operational in 50 countries, it started its work in Nepal from 2005. Usually referred as technical expert for acute malnutrition in Nepal, it has been operational in different parts of the country addressing undernutrition through integrated approach following the Nepal Government’s Multi-Sector Nutrition Plan. The organization was successful in bringing attention of the government, key donors, UN agencies and stakeholders to address severe acute malnutrition both in terms of treatment and prevention through Generation Nutrition Campaign where more than 39 different organizations shown their solidarity. Currently operational in 6 districts (Makwanpur, Nawalparasi, Nuwakot, Saptari and Rasuwa, Rautahat), it is fighting hunger through different programme intervention viz. Nutrition and Health, Mental Health and Care practices, WASH, and food security & livelihood. The organization now seeks to strengthen its initiatives around Disaster Risk Reduction to help establish integrated and resilience building approach to all its programmes. 
As a non-governmental, non-profit, non-religious organization, we are committed to principled humanitarian action as outlined in our International Charter of Principles: independence, neutrality, non-discrimination, free and direct access to affected populations, professionalism and transparency.

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. 03, 2016 00:00 (2 years, 7 months ago)

Job Specification

Experience Required : Not Required
Other Specification
  • 2 years professional accounting experience  
  • Good computer knowledge 
  • Rigour
  • Tenacity
  • Good organizer 
  • Sense of confidentiality   
  • A strong team player with good inter-personal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to set and manage priorities

Job Description

  • Check the accounting and manage cash According to ACF procedures:
  • Receive and check the eligibility of invoices submitted for payment (compliance with purchase voucher, required information) ;
  • Check accounting document information, including consistency between vouches and cash books, physical counting and balances ;
  • Check the electronic accounting consistency : accounting codes, project codes, budget lines, titles ;
  • Check and correct accounting voucher submissions (translation, numbering, layout) ;
  • Handle petty cash, close the cash account every month : physical counting, check supporting documents ;
  • Prepare the monthly cash forecast;
  • Follow up on loans, salary advance and reimbursement of medical expenses, etc.

Enter the accounting data in the software:

  • Provide the electronic file to the Administrator for importing and checking the accounting 
  • Check with the HR department that the personnel database is complete and validated.

File the invoices of the mission:

  • Keep all the finance document up to date as per organization policy

Take part in the teams’ accounting training:

  • Identify technical problems encountered
  • Organize accounting training if required. 

Contract Type   : Fixed Term Contract
Contract Duration   : 9 Months
Gross Salary per month   : NRs. 54,000+
Duty Station   : Kathmandu



Interested Nepali applicants with suitable skills are requested to submit an applicationletter, updated CV with two referees through email: by 3rdMarch 2016. The Vacancy Reference must be mentioned in the subject otherwise the application will be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process. Applications will proceed as soon as we receive. ACF Nepal reserves the right toreject any or all applicants and ACF provides equal opportunities for all candidates.
Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.

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