Finance Officer

DanChurchAid (DCA)

DanChurchAid is an independent and humanitarian Danish organisation with a vision of a world without hunger, poverty and oppression, in which popular and political powers constantly work strongly and actively for a just and sustainable distribution and use of the earth’s resources. We have been supporting development work in Nepal since the 1980s. We focus on Fight extreme inequality, Save lives, Build resilient communities and Climate change to improve the life of the most marginalized communities in some of the most remote and vulnerable regions of Nepal, through a rights-based approach.

Details / requirements:

DCA Nepal is looking for competent, experienced and motivated candidate for the position of Finance Officer who will be responsible for managing accounting system in compliance with DCA financial policies, procedure & operating policy, and ensuring 100% accuracy & compliance on prevailing income tax act, rule, Value Added Tax and rule applicable to INGO particularly in payment system. You will ensure complete records and receipt for all daily transactions and proper filing of all financial, legal and banking documents.

As the Finance Officer, you will prepare, coordinate and provide input in office, project and partner budget and support the Finance Support team in reviewing the financial documents of partner NGO. You will report to Head of Finance and will be based at Nepal Country Office, Kathmandu with field travel as required.

Key responsibility includes:

  • Prepare/Review/Payment of travel advances/ travel claim/ supporting documents/ vouchers/journals/receipt voucher/ check and data entry in Maconomy and perform monthly reconciliation.
  • Prepare and process staff payroll and final clearance in compliance with HR manual and prevailing remuneration tax calculation of Income tax Act of GON and reconciliation. 
  • Perform monthly/ quarterly/ year end closing within the given due date along with Bank, Cash and Balance sheet reconciliation.
  • Maintain record and receipt for all daily transaction and ensure proper filing system for all financial, legal and banking documents.
  • Provide Tax deduction at source to vendors, consultant and DCA staffs as required by prevailing income tax Act of Government of Nepal, submit online ETDS of staff/ service provider/ vendor/ consultant on monthly basis.
  • Conduct variance analysis, review/monitor the expenditures and ensure their accurate bookings in Maconomy.
  • Assist and facilitate the internal and external auditor including Headquarter review team.
  • Support to promote Internal control environment within organization.
  • Facilitate fund request and manage fund flow for office running cost.
  • Update the authorised bank signatories list, generate reports from Maconomy for submission to Headquarter and to donor as required.
  • Prepare, coordinate and provide input in preparation of office, project and partner budget. 
  • Review financial documents of partner NGO and provide inputs and suggestions for correction leading to effective financial management system.
  • Conduct training/orientation for the capacity building of partners and DCA Team

What you bring:

  • At least Bachelor Degree in Accounting/Finance along with minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in similar organization. Master Degree in Accounting/Finance is preferrable.
  • Knowledge of payroll, tax law and VAT, accounting, internal control system, budgeting, and reporting.
  • Detail oriented with good analytical and reasoning abilities.
  • Good interpersonal skills including communication, collaboration.
  • Good working skills like planning, time management, prioritization, and presentation. 
  • High level of integrity is must for the position.
  • Strong Computer skills in MS package especially in Excel, working with Finance software.
  • Role model for diversity, inclusion and belongingness as well as contributing to positive team spirit.

What we offer:

  • A one-year contract with possibility of extension.
  • Learning and development opportunities.
  • An opportunity to make a difference and improve the lives of communities DCA is working with in Nepal.

Qualified and interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic affiliation are encouraged to apply for this vacancy.

To apply please log into the below link:

"Finance Officer at DCA Nepal - Intranet DCA" (

Applications consisting of the below will only be considered:

  • Cover Letter (max 1 page),
  • CV (max 2 pages), and
  • Answers provided to the online application questions.

Please click on Apply button at the end of this vacancy announcement to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing date for application will be Wednesday, 21 June 2023

DCA conducts an anti-terror check as part of the recruitment process. It is a prerequisite that you pass this check and maintain this status throughout your employment with us.

Everyone applying for a job with DCA must be ready to comply with our Staff Policy on Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment and our Child Safeguarding Policy.



Category Accounting and Finance, Development and Project
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience 3+ years
Education B. Com./BBS, BBA / BBM, Master's preferred
Posted Date 08 Jun, 2023
Apply Before 21 Jun, 2023
City Kathmandu