Finance/Administrative Assistant
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH invites applications from suitable professionals for joining the Renewable Energy for Rural Areas (RERA) Programme in Nepal. Within the framework of bilateral Development Cooperation between the Government of Nepal and the Federal Republic of Germany, the “Renewable Energy for Rural Areas (RERA)” Programme is jointly implemented by the Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC), Government of Nepal, and GIZ, on behalf of German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The programme supports the decentralized renewable energy sector and the Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC) to transition to federalization and the new federal structure in the making. Amongst other measures, RERA is working together with the Central Renewable Energy Fund (CREF), BFIs and LFIs to improve the access to finance for end-users to purchase renewable energy products and services, and for cooperatives, municipalities and private companies to provide and market renewable energy technologies and services.

Finance/Administrative Assistant

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Qualification And Skills

  • Possesses a university degree (accountant, Finance, Economics) or adequate training and relevant work experience, which may be accepted in lieu of a university degree. Advanced mastery of MSWord and Excel as well as accountancy applications

General Functions: 

Under the supervision of the Program Manager and the Finance/Admin Manager the incumbent will assist with the following tasks:

  • Assist in the Financial and Administrative Department with all administrative and financial matters in accordance with the GIZ accounting rules and the mission standard rules and regulations
  • Files and maintain up-to-date all staff contracts and contact details; notifies changes concerning the staff members
  • Assist in the preparation of payroll and all salary and per diem payments;
  • Files and maintains up-to-date all supplier contracts and contact details;
  • Verifies supplier invoices, delivery notes, order forms and prepares payment documents
  • Inputting of invoices, payments 
  • Assist in all the required activities regarding the office bank and cash accounts;
  • Assist in the monitoring of the budget, financial reporting and bank reconciliation
  • Assist in interviews of clerical/secretarial/admin positions for local staff based on the needs of the mission
  • Assist in the handling of the petty cash account of the office and receipts/vouchers
  • Assist in the activities regarding all financial transactions with observers in the areas of deployment
  • Under the direct supervision of the office, management may participate in negotiations with the local suppliers and service providers
  • Assist the project manager in the liaison with the governmental authorities for the issuance of any relevant material, documentation, tax exemptions, etc. whenever required
  • Assist in all other activities that are required


  • All positions are open to men and women with no discrimination
  • For all positions, a good linguistic competence (spoken and written) in both English and Nepali is mandatory
  • All candidates must have sufficient computer skills to operate with electronic mail, word processing, public presentation and spreadsheet software
  • Flexibility required. Work is expected on occasions both in the evenings and weekends or even public holidays
  • Place of work in Kathmandu
Applying Procedure

Interested Nepali citizens are requested to send their detailed CV and all contact details to the email address b17th October 2017. Only applications sent by email will be accepted. Please clearly mention the position applied for in the email subject title. 

Only applicants whose profile matches best the needs of the mission will be contacted for interviews.

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