British Council

 British Council
The British Council has had a presence in Nepal since 1959. The British Council office in Nepal has been active in improving the teaching and learning of English, education sector projects and partnership programs, education promotion, UK examination and policy dialogue activities. British Council has also delivered range of Skills programmes in South Asia.

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Detailed Job Description / Requirements:

The British Council is recruiting for a  Finance and Grant Support Officer to support on financial and grant management activities for the European Union (EU) funded Dakchyata TVET (Technical Vocational Education and Training) PP (Practical Partnership) project for Nepal, granted to the British Council through a delegation agreement for implementation to the value of Euro 14.1 million over four years. 

The specific duties comprise, but are not limited to, the following;

  • Assist in the preparation and consolidation of financial plans, (re)forecasting, cash flow, reporting and analysis for project activities on British Council system. 
  • Assist in procurement of internal and external resources for specific activities and services, ensuring British Council procurement guidelines. 
  • Follow up on timesheets from the consultants and other project staff and keep records.
  • Assist to prepare internal financial reports in British Council system and external financial reports to the Delegation of European Union. 
  • Assist to conduct due diligence assessment of partner grantees, monitor compliance and financial management of grants projects. 
  • Assist in internal audits, client audits and expenditure verification audit. 
  • Update staff details with insurance company and coordinate with staff for their travel accidental insurance and assist in processing medical claims in case of medical insurance. 
  • Prepare the monthly Cash Flow return ensuring funds are available, and withdraw / transferred from the bank. Coordinate payment instruments (Cheque and online banking), and bank reconciliations. Post project related journals. 
  • Process project staff/consultant’s monthly pay roll. 
  • Provide support for project closure and financial reconciliations.  
  • Assist Grants Manager in documentation for grants call for proposals, and coordinate process of call for concept notes and proposal.    


If you are interested in applying, please see the Application Details  for further information:

Closing date:  UK time: 23:59, 25 June 2018

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. British Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of its partners to share this commitment. In line with the British Council’s Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks.

Job Overview
Accounting and Finance
3+ years
B. Com./BBS
11 Jun, 18
25 Jun, 18

To apply:

Please note the application procedure mentioned above and apply accordingly.

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