Regional Finance Manager

Practical Action

Kathmandu, Nepal
Source: The Himalayan Times Newspaper

Regional Finance Manager

Basic Job Information

Job Category: Accounting / Finance
Job Level: Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s: [ 1 ]
Employment Type: Full Time
Apply Before(Deadline): Aug. 14, 2019, 5 p.m. (3 months ago)

Regional Finance Manager

About the Role:

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and ambitious finance professional to work as a Regional Finance Manager. You will be part of an International Finance Team which is part of a wider Finance and Services Directorate. The International Finance Team has delivered significant shifts in Financial Management across our business units over the past few years. We have ambitions to transform our finance systems and to strengthen capability of our teams to meet the increasingly complex requirements in the countries of operation, the | UK and our funders. The Regional Finance Manager will play a key role in supporting this ambition, and in helping Practical Action achieve its wider. goals. You will have responsibility for developing the capacity of finance teams to meet local, group level and donor requirements. The role offers an amazing opportunity for an ambitious finance professional who is seeking a challenging but, ultimately, incredibly rewarding role.

About You:

  • You are a qualified accountant with solid accounting-knowledge as well as proven experience of developing finance capability of others
  • You will demonstrate your experience of how you have effectively engaged and supported finance teams to develop and maintain strong financial controls, identify and address risk, implement new finance systems, deliver financial plans, reports and funding proposals to a high standard
  • You are confident at building relationships and communicating with a wide range of people, whether that is in writing or verbally
  • You are confident working with a range of people to help develop winning proposal budgets and monitor compliance to complex donor rules
  • You will be highly organised and a confident problem solver. And whilst you will need to be passionate for the cause, you will also need to be a calm head when things do not go right

Why Join us:

The opportunity to work for an organisation that is making a positive difference to the lives of people worldwide, a friendly and supportive culture, working with values driven and highly engaged colleagues, work life balance and flexible working these are just some of the reasons we think Practical Action is a great place to work.

In addition, we offer the following benefits:

  • Annual holiday entitlement is 18 days in addition to public holidays
  • Medical insurance for staff and dependent
  • Group life and personal accident of staff
  • Baby care room, flexible lactating hours for new mothers and appropriate arrangement for childminders

Additional information:

  • We treat all applications for employment on their merits and do not take into consideration any factors that are not relevant to the job such as disability, race, age, caste, religion, gender, gender reassignment or sexual orientation
  • Practical Action is committed to safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults _ and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks
  • Please note that should we recruit a suitable candidate before the closing date, we will close applications earlier than the specified date
  • The successful applicant must have the pre-existing right to both live and work in Nepal and should be Willing and able to travel

Applying Procedure

Interested candidates can download detailed job description and standard application form from Submit a cover letter along with the duly filled standard application form to by Wednesday 14th August 2019

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Practical Action
House No. 1114, Panipokhari, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal

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