Trainee – Finance and Administration
Raleigh International Nepal

Raleigh International is a sustainable development Organization.  We harness the passion and energy of young people to effect positive change in sustainable development.  Our programmes focus on providing access to safe water and sanitation, protecting vulnerable environments and building resilient communities. 

Our work is delivered through young people and is a collaboration between local communities, partners and volunteers from a wide range of backgrounds, nationalities and life stages. We operate in partnership with communities, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and governments in Borneo, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Nepal and Tanzania. Since our foundation as a charity in 1984, Raleigh volunteers have become a global community of more than 40,000 people committed to building a sustainable future.

The Raleigh Brand

Our Vision – the world we want to see

A global community working to build a sustainable future

Our Mission – why we exist

To create lasting change through youth

Our Values – how do we behave?

Our values are at the heart of our work. They guide how we do what we do. They are shared by our staff, supporters, volunteers, project partners and the communities with whom we work.

  • Find the courage - We find the courage to step out of our comfort zone and create change.
  • Never give up - We have the grit, determination and resilience to get the job done.
  • Open to discovery - We are open-minded to trying new things and learn from one another. 
  • Act with Integrity - We act with honesty and respect, and we take responsibility for doing what we say.
  • Create Impact together - We seek to maximize long-lasting impact in everything we do.

Trainee – Finance and Administration

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Location: Nepal Country Office, Lalitpur 

Responsible to: Finance and Administration Officer 

Duration: One Year 

Overall purpose of the post 

The main purpose of the Trainee – Finance & Administration is to support the effective functioning of Finance and Administration Department. The trainee will have opportunity to learn from all aspects of the department, including filling and documentation, review of supplier invoices, vouching in accounting software, prepare suppliers and property contracts etc. 

This role is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate to start their career in Finance and Administration, working for I/NGO. 


  • Responsible for preparing cheques as advised by supervisor 
  • Verifying complete, adequate and accurate supporting documentation
  • Prepare vouchers as per bills submitted  
  • Record advances in excel sheet and monitor timely settlement of advances
  • Keep track of all financial records including petty cash and other expenses 
  • Check compliance with Raleigh International Nepal Policy and Procedures 
  • Assist supervisor to provide relevant information as requested
  • Maintain proper record of tax to be paid to Inland Revenue Department and timely deposit
  • Deal with banks for fund transfer, cheque encashments, cheque deposit and opening staff’s salary accounts etc 
  • Deposit Staff Social Security Fund (SSF) on a timely basis
  • Maintain record of staff medical claim and submit to respective insurance company
  • Travel to training centres (in and outside valley) to collect invoices and staff advance settlement documents  
  • Coordinate with other departments and staffs as needed
  • Perform other activities assigned by supervisor  

Person Specification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Finance and Accounting. Candidate waiting for final result can also apply    
  • Freshers are strongly encouraged to apply 
  • Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills 
  • Able to fluently communicate in English – both written and verbal 
  • Attention to detail and methodical 
  • Willingness to travel in and outside valley as required 
  • Strong clerical and computing skills in particularly use of Microsoft Office Programs 

Other Information – Benefits and conditions 

  • All travel, accommodation and food whilst on Raleigh business will be paid for by Raleigh International Nepal
  • The trainee will also be covered by Raleigh Internationals medical and accidental insurance policy whilst on Raleigh business
  • Normal working hours during the programme are 40 hours per week, 5 days a week, with a day off scheduled on Saturday and Sunday. However, sometimes, trainee also needs to provide support on training during the weekend
  • The holiday entitlement is 25 working days per year plus 13 public holidays pro-rated to the contract. Outside normal working hours may attract Time Off in Lieu as agreed with the trainee line manager, and in accordance with the guidance set out in the staff handbook
  • The salary and benefits will be as per RIN rules. Tax will be deducted as per government law

Safeguarding and Vulnerable Adults

Raleigh International is committed to ensuring the health, safety, welfare and development of all young people with whom it works regardless of gender, age, stage of development, disability, sexual orientation, religion, culture or ethnicity.  All participants who take part in activities organized by us should enjoy taking part in these without fear of harm.  We guide all staff and volunteers to show respect for and understanding of young people’s rights and their safety and welfare and by so doing, conduct themselves in a way that reflects our principles.

Anti-Corruption Policy

It is Raleigh International’s policy to conduct organisation business honestly, and without the use of corrupt practices or acts of bribery to obtain or receive an unfair advantage. 

Raleigh is committed to ensuring adherence to the highest legal and ethical standards of organisation conduct. This must be reflected in every aspect of the way in which we operate. We must conduct all our dealings with integrity. Bribery and corruption harms the societies in which these acts are committed and prevents economic growth and development. 

Any breach of Raleigh’s policy will be regarded as a serious matter and will be dealt with under our disciplinary procedure. In serious cases, it may be treated as gross misconduct leading to summary dismissal.

Applying Procedure

Please provide CV and Cover Letter to Mr. Dinesh Chimariya, Finance and Admin Manager, Raleigh International Nepal [email protected]

Please Specify ‘Application for the position of Trainee – Finance and Administration’ as the subject line while sending an email or by person to Raleigh International Nepal

Khumaltar 15, Lalitpur, Nepal

CLOSING DATE: 5 pm Monday 17 January 2020. 

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