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Kathmandu, Nepal

(Citizens of Nepal Only)

Cardno Emerging Markets USA, Ltd. (Cardno) is currently seeking an experienced Accountant for an upcoming five year donor-funded Program in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Cardno is an industry leader in providing Fiscal/Procurement Agent services for multiple international donors. We currently have Fiscal Agent/Procurement Agent projects in over 13 countries in Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe.

The Accountant, as part of the Fiscal Agent Team, will assist in the financial management of donor funds.  The Accountant will execute day-to-day accounting activities of the Program. Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Process payment requests and payroll.
  2. Perform banking operations.
  3. Prepare payment instruments or instructions.
  4. Monitor budgets.
  5. Record financial transactions.
  6. Maintain accounts payable, accounts receivable, and the fixed assets register.
  7. Prepare weekly and monthly reconciliations of Program funds.
  8. Prepare weekly financial reports.
  9. Execute tasks to comply with local tax laws.
  10. Assist in obtaining tax exemption or refunds.
  11. Assist in the preparation of budgets, and in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and half-yearly reports.

Minimum Qualifications

Citizenship –

Must have Nepali citizenship

Experience –

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in accounting functions such as: invoice and payroll processing, cash management, reconciliation, project accounting, and financial reporting
  • Previous experience working on projects financed by international donors
  • Strong skills in internal controls and international accounting standards 
  • Good understanding of local tax laws and compliances

Education –

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics or related field

Computer Skills –

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, Project, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Previous experience working on an automated commitment, budgeting and accounting system. Experience with SAP-based systems desirable.

Language –

·         Good in English – reading, writing, and speaking

How to Apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected] with “Accountant – Nepal” in the Subject line.

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24 Jan, 17
22 Feb, 17

Special Instructions for Applicants:

Please send CVs and cover letters to [email protected] with the applicable position title and Nepal in the Subject line.

To apply:

Please note the application procedure mentioned above and apply accordingly.

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