Karuna Foundation Nepal

Officer-Admin & Finance

Karuna Foundation Nepal

Officer-Admin & Finance

Karuna Foundation Nepal (KFN) is a Nepali Non-Governmental Organization which aims to prevent avoidable disabilities among children and improve quality of lives of children and adults with disabilities, developing evidence based scalable community models.

It has been working in disability prevention and community based rehabilitation in Nepal since 2007.

Officer-Admin & Finance

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Number of Positions: 3
Duty Station: Sankhuwasabha (1), Bhojpur (1), Morang/Sunsari (1)
Contract Type: Fixed term contract with three months of probation period

Program Background:

Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Program, formerly known as Inspire2Care Program, is a community-based model of inclusive development implemented in direct partnership with the provincial government of Province No.1 and local governments. The goal of the program is to prevent avoidable disabilities and improve quality of life of children and adults with disabilities and their families through community-based rehabilitation. It works to strengthen community support systems for the achievement of these goals.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Business Studies from recognized institution, preferably with finance or accounts specialization with two years of work experience in finance and admin related field

Skills and Abilities

  • Good knowledge about current taxation and financial policies, procurement policy and procedures along with office management skills
  • Proven experience in using accounting software. Preference will be given to applicants having knowledge of FAMAS
  • Good computer skills with advanced skill in MS excel, MS word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Applicants with two-wheeler driving license is a must
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills and fluency in Nepali and English

Key Responsibilities:

Finance Related:

  • Prepare and be responsible for all the payment to be made on behalf of district office 
  • Prepare district expenses report and submit timely to Province office  
  • Verify the income and expenses as well as periodic report  at the Palika level
  • Support Palika for preparation and submission of financial report
  • Maintain all financial records of the program in computer system including Palika level expenses
  • Prepare periodic cash projection and expenses report of both district office and Palika 
  • Support Palikas in financial reporting, planning and other activities as required
  • Regular monitoring of Plan vs Expenditure in each Palika and share with District and Province Office
  • Assist and coordinate with Provincial and Central Finance team for financial audit (internal and external audit) of the District Office

Administrative Related:

  • Lead the procurement process for District Office and Palika when necessary
  • Be responsible for all the logistic arrangements at District Office (stationary, travel, accommodation) 
  • Maintain attendance, time sheet, leave and travel record of District Office staffs
  • Manage and be responsible for the maintenance and repair of District Office's equipment and vehicles
  • Prepare correspondence for financial and administrative activities as necessary
  • Maintain good relationship with beneficiaries, funding partners/sponsors, vendors and other stakeholders

Applying Procedure

Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications with cover letter and updated Curriculum Vitae with at least two references (including previous employer) before 10th January, 2020 by email at [email protected]. Please mention the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email and your expected salary, preferred - duty station, joining date and your vehicle license no. in your cover letter. 

Karuna Foundation Nepal is an equal opportunity employer. Women, persons with disabilities and persons from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process. Karuna Foundation Nepal reserves all the rights to reject any or all applications without assigning any reasons. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.

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