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Accountant at NGO

Janakpur Dham, Surkhet     Contract Time   Deadline : 2022-05-06 Closed
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  Plan International Nepal
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Short Info
  • Career Level: Senior Level
  • No. of Vacancy: 2
  • Experience: - Years
  • Views: 2816
  • Apply Before: 2022-05-06 (Closed)
  • Offered Salary: Negotiable
  • Gender: Both
  • Driving License: No
  • Education Preference: BBS/BBA
  Job Description:


Plan International is a development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We strive for a just world, working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners in over 75 countries. Our programs are underpinned by a core of defined values, including transparency and accountability, team collaboration, inclusion and integration, as well as the overall ambition to empower girls and young women as a legacy. Plan International has been working in Nepal since 1978 and developed a strong reputation as a respected development and humanitarian actor helping marginalized children, their families and communities to access their rights to health, education, economic security and protection. Through the support of local partners, Plan International works in 24 districts in Nepal. Plan International Nepal has a vision for 2030 as “an inclusive, just and safe society where all girls and young women enjoy their rights and live in freedom”. This is coupled with the ambition of taking action so that 100 million girls learn, lead, decide and thrive as “Girls and young women in all of their diversity reach their full potential as equal and active citizens” by 2023. The country strategy is put into action through the  implementation of three interrelated program areas defined as follows:

LEARN: the “Education and Skills and Opportunities for Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship (SOYEE)” program aims to assist vulnerable and excluded girls and young women in adapting and thriving in a changing climate;

LEAD AND DECIDE: the “Youth as Active Drivers of Change and Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR)” program aims to empower girls and young women in leading change, having control over their bodies and making informed decisions; and

THRIVE: the “Early Childhood Development (ECD), Child Protection and Child Poverty” program enhances vulnerable and excluded children, especially girls, to be valued and cared for without discrimination, fear and any forms of violence.

Plan International Nepal seeks candidates who practice feminist leadership, promote diversity, actively seek innovative solutions for problems, courageously and respectfully share their opinions and ideas, break down barriers and engender cross-department collaboration, practice active listening,  maintain confidentiality, build trust  and are passionate about children’s rights and equality for girls.

  • Fixed-term employment for 2 years based each in regional office east (Janakpur) and West (Surkhet)
  • The accountant role reporting to the finance specialist, performs regular and recurring accounting functions, including maintaining and reviewing accounting records and maintaining the general accounting documentation in a timely, reliable and reasonable manner.
  •  S/he is also responsible for reviewing and ensuring all documents comply with the plan Nepal operational Manual, Policies and procedures designed by management, FOB, and the applicable TAX legislation.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Sound knowledge of accountancy and bookkeeping;
  • Sound  knowledge  of  income  Tax  Act  and  VAT  legislation  in  relation  to  TDS  and remuneration tax and tax return files;
  • Demonstrated analytical, strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities;
  • Demonstrated ability to build positive and trustworthy relations with diverse stakeholders;
  • Strong management and prioritization skills;
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in English and Nepali in order to communicate complex and technical information to technical and general audiences; and
  • Proficient IT skills: Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Access and General ledger Finance system, etc.
Education + Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management or any related subject and 2 years of relevant work experience;
  • Demonstrated experience in dealing with audits, tax-related matters and issues and foreign exchange; 
  • Good  understanding  of  the  development  and  NGO  sector  in  Nepal  (INGO  work experience preferred); and
  • Sound understanding of the socio/political-economic and cultural issues of Nepal.


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Plan International Nepal invites the applications from FEMALE CANDIDATES ONLY with priority from minority and youth groups for this position.

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