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Vacancy Announcement

Prakriti Resources Centre (PRC) is a non-governmental organization working for sustainable development and environmental justice in Nepal. Organizational focus is in the areas of climate change, resilience and disaster risk reduction and environmental sustainability. In these areas, we conduct research and study, carry out policy intervention, build awareness, knowledge and capacity of stakeholders, and facilitate dialogue among them.
PRC is seeking expression of interest from qualified candidate for the position of Administration and Finance Officer in “Civil Society Engagement for Gender-Just- Climate Solutions and Actions in Nepal” project. The assignment is expected to commence with immediate effect.
Position: Administration and Finance Officer
Location (base): Kathmandu, Nepal
Report to: Administration and Finance Coordinator
Period: 12 months with possibility of extension
Project: Civil Society Engagement for Gender-Just- Climate Solutions and actions in Nepal
No of Opening: 1

Job Summary
Administration and Finance Officer will work within the administration and financial team. As part of the financial duties, s/he will be responsible for day-to-day accounting transactions including petty cash, book keeping and cash accounts. S/he will prepare payment and receipt vouchers. As part of the logistics duties s/he will be responsible for arranging official travels, maintaining and updating inventory lists and any ad -hoc logistical tasks. S/he will perform all tasks and responsibilities as per Prakriti Resources Centre’s internal control procedures and procurement guidelines.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Ensure all financial transactions is carried out and recorded in accordance with PRC policies.
• Operate the designated accounting software for all financial transactions
• Maintain book of account as per double entry book keeping system in cash basis accounting.
• Manage petty cash
• Conduct cash and bank reconciliation.
• Handle cheques and make payment to vendors.
• Ensure and check documentations before making payments.
• Support the line manager in financial reporting and budget preparation
• Support the line manager in conducting audits
• Tax deposit
• Visit Banks, Tax office, Ward office, Metropolitan city office, SWC office and suppliers as per need.

Administration and Logistics

• Maintain proper filing and documentation of financial and administrative documents.
• Support on procurement of good and services as per the organizational policies.
• Maintain and update logistics and stock book.
• Support on maintaining inventory of consumable goods and fixed assets
• Prepare inventory report of consumable goods and physical verification report of fixed assets.
• Support on maintaining roster for vendor/consultants.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Knowledge of financial and accounting regulations and its principles
• Familiar with NGO administration and operation
• Knowledge of logistics and procurements system for supplies and equipment
• Strong command in using accounting software and Microsoft Excel
• Willing to travel within the country when work demands
• Able to take initiative, multi-tasking and willingness to work under pressure to meet deadlines
Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Business Studies or equivalent. Preference will be given to those specialized in finance
• Minimum experience of one year in a similar position in NGO/INGO
• Experience in handling accounting software such as Whetstone Accounting Software

Application Submission Process

Interested applications should send their CV (2 pages) and a cover letter. The letter should explain why the person is interested in the position and detail out relevant achievements. The applicant must explicitly mention the position s/he is applying for in the subject line of the letter. Only successful candidates will be contacted for the next round of recruitment. Telephone enquires shall not be entrained.

Women and person from marginalized and disadvantaged community are encouraged to apply.

Please send the application in the email address- by 19th April 2022 (6th Baisakh 2079), 17:00 hours