Admin and Finance Assistant

iDE Nepal

Detailed Job description / requirements:

iDE is a global organization that advances market-based approaches in agriculture; finance; and WASH to create income and livelihood opportunities for low-income rural households. iDE has worked in Nepal since 1992. iDE is recruiting various positions for the CSISA COVID-19 Response and Resilience Activity (2021-2023), a buy-in program under the USAID-funded CSISA project in Nepal. 

The CSISA COVID-19 Response and Resilience Activity mainly aims to support rapid response and resilience-building from the second wave of COVID-19 in Nepal’s agri-food systems. Key areas of intervention will focus on provision of access to finance for micro small- and medium-scale agricultural input and services provision businesses, recovery, and response in the postharvest value chain, with emphasis on financial products to benefit businesses involved in perishable farm product marketing and distribution, and expansion of digital banking services supporting socially distanced agricultural finance transactions. Emphasis will be placed on reaching smaller businesses that are verified to be women-owned or operated with specialized loan products. In addition, the intervention will focus on sustaining agricultural mechanization services through geographical expansion to new districts in which CSISA is not currently working on COVID-19 response, while also working to increase national food security and bolster agricultural economies in times of crisis. 

Position Title: Admin and Finance Assistant

Required No: One

Duty station: Nepalgunj, Banke

Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Finance and Admin Officer (FAO), the Finance and Admin Assistant will be responsible for book-keeping, maintenance of the financial records, payments to the vendors and staff and provide logistical support for the project team. 

Major duties and responsibilities:

Financial:

  • Prepare vouchers, ledger posting, book-keeping and financial reporting
  • Complete bank reconciliation on a monthly basis. 
  • Oversee the timely payment of recurring expenses (supplies, utilities, communications, etc.) 
  • Prepare the details of VAT and the corresponding documents for the periodic VAT reimbursement process. 
  • Oversee the petty cash account.  
  • Ensure timely payment of taxes and its reporting to the IRD and the Country Office. 
  • Assists Finance and Admin Officer (FAO) in all financial and administrative matters. 

Administrative

  • Support the overall team to run day-to-day office activities. 
  • Ensure that timesheets/attendance are signed off and filed on a monthly basis.   
  • Logistic management for the events like workshops, training, visits, etc. 
  • Perform other relevant tasks as assigned by the supervisor  
  • Record keeping and sending Center Office verified regional staff monthly timesheet.
  • Record keeping and tracking regional staff leave.

Key Requirements:

  • Intermediate degree in accounting with two years of experience in the relevant field.
  • Computer skills including spreadsheets. 
  • Knowledge on Income Tax Laws of Nepal
  • Hands-on experience of FAMAS accounting software is preferred.
  • Good spoken and written skills in both English and Nepali. 

Interested and qualified candidates are required to fill out the google form at this link: 

Admin and Finance Support (Nepalgunj based) 

The deadline for submission of the application is 5 PM, November 30, 2021. As per the gender and workforce diversity policy of iDE, female candidates and/or candidates from disadvantaged communities are highly encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further process. No telephone inquiries will be entertained.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 19 Nov, 2021
Apply Before 30 Nov, 2021
City Nepalgunj, Banke