Mercy Corps announces vacancy for FINANCE AND COMPLIANCE OFFICER . Interested candidates can apply for the job. Read the full article below for the job details

Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/ Business Administration/Finance
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience working with I/NGOs, and/or private sector organizations in Accounts/Finance position with double entry accounting/ bookkeeping system.
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel
  • Familiar with computerized, double-entry accounting software
  • Strong organizational skills as well as attention to detail
  • Good written and spoken English.
  • Ability to work effectively with an ethnically diverse team in a sensitive environment.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members. 

Essential Job Responsibilities

The specific duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Conduct a financial review of purchase requests, purchase orders, and payment requests to ensure there is adequate supporting documentation, approval, and compliance with MC procedures, grant agreement conditions, and project budgets for both clusters Jumla.
  • Process cash and bank payments, record payment vouchers daily in the MC accounting system and ensure they are recorded properly in the appropriate batches and are properly and fully documented.
  • Review staff travel and operational expense reports for accuracy and adequate supporting documents and approval in accordance with MC Approval Authority Matrix
  • Continuously monitor staff open advances and follow up with relevant staff on the long outstanding advances.
  • Maintain custody and control of field office cash funds.
  • Conduct weekly cash count and forward to MC Kathmandu office.
  • Timely deposit the TDS to Inland Revenue Office and update the online TDS.
  • Prepare and submit the monthly reporting package (including end-of-month cash count and bank account reconciliation) to MC Kathmandu Office
  • Monitor field office bank balances and coordinate monthly cash flow requests with MC Kathmandu Office
  • Timely deposit of the TDS (Tax Deduction at Source) into the Tax Office, government tax deposit timeline should be followed.
  • In coordination with the MC Sub Award Officer, provide technical finance support to partner finance staff.
  • Review and monthly submission of VAT invoices to MC Kathmandu office to process VAT refund.
  • Coordinate with the MC Sub Award Officer, and collect VAT invoices from the partner office.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.
  • Proactively ensure that team members and the community operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies.

About Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future. Mercy Corps has been operating in Nepal since 2005, implementing programs in food security, agriculture, market development, financial services, girl’s education, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction. We take a systems-based approach in our programming, with the aim of improving the lives and potential of vulnerable individuals and communities across Nepal.

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Application Deadline: Monday 20th Feb,2023

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