Vacancy Announcement

National Federation of the Disabled Nepal (NFDN) is the national umbrella organization of persons with disabilities representing more than 335 member organizations throughout the country. NFDN is seeking for qualified personnel for the following position to work in its province offices and federal office:
Finance officer Kathmandu (Federal office) and Program Assistant (Karnali Province

Position: Finance officer

Number of Staff: 1 Duty Station: NFDN’s Federal Office – Kathmandu with field visit too as the need of programs and project

Required qualification, skills and experiences

  • At least bachelor degree in management or financial accounting or business studies.
  • At least two years’ experience in the relevant filed.
  • Very good working experience of handling accounting software.
  • Very good working experience in budgetary control, financial planning and budgeting.
  • Experience in leading the financial account keeping, handing accounting software.
  • Very good skill of account keeping in standard accounting system.
  • Sound Knowledge in budgetary control and financial planning.
  • Very good knowledge and skills of handling computer applications such as Ms Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Good skill in using the internet and email.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in both English and Nepali language.
  • Positive attitudes towards disability and persons with disabilities.
  • Have the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and confidentiality concerning a financial document

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Manage the NFDN’s central financial accounting system as per the financial guidelines and the provision mentioned in the constitution of NFDN.
  • Manage the financial and accounting system of project the project.
  • Prepare the annual budget, expenditure details and complete financial status of project and submit to the treasurer, admin manager and other relevant authorities as needed.
  • Prepare the monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual financial reports and submit to concern authority and stakeholders according to organization’s policy and partnership agreement.
  • Take the responsibility of petty cash management and keeping up-to-date record of its expenditure.
  • Ensure financial management of the project according to financial and administration policy, partnership agreement, approved plan, and budget. In this regard, up-to-date records of financial transaction of project activities should be kept.
  • As per requirement and budget availability, procure necessary goods according to organizational policy, also keeping up-to-date record of the expenditures.
  • Make the accounting system of NFDN scientific, transparent and smooth through a computerized system and strengthen the financial mechanism.
  • Produce all financial details and reports of projects as per the need of the organization.
  • Support project coordinator in planning and preparing annual/detail budget of the project.
  •  Maintain inventory of office properties; maintaining personal file record, leaves, and project planning records.
  •  Support in internal and external financial audit.
  • Prepare the budget of new projects to be submitted to different agencies or partners as per need.
  • Ensure that, all necessary supporting documents related to each financial transaction such as income and expenditure, payable and receivable, assets and properties etc. are available and the legal compliances of each document are ensured in line with the system developed by the organization, financial provisions guided by the constitution of NFDN, financial guidelines of organization and national laws and rules.
  • Update the bank balance of bank accounts of organization and make the bank reconciliation every month.
  • Update the financial status of organization every month.
  • Get all the financial transactions of organization audited within every fiscal year according the constitution and financial guidelines of organization.
  • Promote good governance in the financial activities of NFDN.
  • Perform other activities related to financial transactions as assigned.

Position: Program Assistant

NumberofStaffNeeded:1 Duty Station: NFDN’s Province Office – Surkhet with frequent field visit too as the need of programs and project

Required qualification, skills and experiences

  • Completed Minimum 10+2 or equivalent with accounting background.
  • Good Skill and knowledge of filing, recording keeping and account keeping
  • Good verbal and written skill of communication in Nepali.
  • Fluent in computer typing in Nepali and English (Including Unicode)
  • Good in handling basic computer programs (Ms. Word, Excel, Power point), email and internet
  • Persons having skill and knowledge of account keeping will be in priority
  • Having good knowledge in disability issues and disability specific laws and policies
  • Person having working experience in disability field will be in priority
  • Skill and knowledge of drafting and dispatching letters

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Work as the main supporting hand of the program officer, provincial president, secretary and treasurer for their day to day office business.
  • Handle the secretarial works (handling reception desk, delivering the message, managing meeting schedule, drafting the letter, entering data and typing report or documentation, keeping records, filing, etc.) as per the guidance and direction of program officer or province board
  • Do official communication as per the guidance and consultation of the program officer and board
  • Provide counseling and disability-related information to the visitors and beneficiaries who come to the office for the same purpose.
  • Support for account keeping of all financial activities and collection of necessary supporting documents.
  • Carry out the work related to banking (deposit and collection of cheque or cash, collection of different bank statements etc.) and letter dispatching.
  • Support to the program officer and board member for management while conducting training, orientation, advocacy meetings, interaction, workshops

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates has to do as said following to apply

  1. Fill the short form attached and  To download the form please click here.
  2. Write an application letter in English
  3. Submit the Application Letter, completed Short Form attaching your latest CV in the email address vacancy@nfdn.org.np.

Last date for submission: March 12, 2021.

Note: Any application submitted without mentioning the name of a person, position to apply, province office to apply and crossing the deadline will be disqualified. NFDN does have the rights to accept or reject the application during any stage of the recruitment process.

Qualified and Competent persons with disabilities, women, dalit and persons from other marginalized community will be given special privileges.