Plan International Nepal announces vacancy forFinance and Operations Specialist – Grants. Interested candidates can apply for the job. Read the full article below for the job details.
The Finance and Operations Specialist provides overall financial, grants & compliance and operational support to the project. S/he will support in financial reporting on grant performance, budgeting, administrative support and monitoring project expenses in accordance with relevant USAID regulations and in line with Plan’s policies and procedures.
TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Education qualification and experience
- Bachelor’s degree in relevant financial or international development field,
- Minimum of 5 years in similar financial, compliance, or operational role supporting USAID and international donor projects; Dedicated experience operating projects in field will be an added advantage.
- Experience with budgeting and financial reporting requirements on multimillion-dollar USAID-funded projects.
- Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices, financial reporting standards, financial management processes and procedures
- Familiarity with USG Federal Acquisition Regulations and USG contracting rules.
- Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to solve complex problems.
- Ability to write, communicate, and prepare contractual documents clearly in English.
- Develop annual workplan budgets; oversee effective budget planning; develop and implement budgeting and financial reporting processes to meet project financial management, forecasting, and USAID award reporting requirements.
- Sound knowledge of budget development and spreadsheet maintenance and financial reporting;
- Ability to prioritize, work independently, understand and apply policies and procedures;
- Sound knowledge of income tax Act and VAT rules in relation to TDS and remuneration tax and tax return files;
- Ability to develop finance management capacity in others and promote the importance of solid financial controls internally and to partners;
- Demonstrated analytical, strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities;
- Demonstrated ability to build positive and trustworthy relations with diverse stakeholders;
ABOUT PLAN INTERNATIONAL
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 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 has worked in 42 districts in Nepal since 1978.
Plan International strives for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Our ambition from now to 2027 is to see All Girls Standing Strong Creating Global Change.
USAID Equity and Inclusion in Education (EIE) is a five-year project set to implement in Karnali and Madhesh Province with the objective of contributing to reduce barriers to access and retention in grade 6-10; improve quality education for marginalized children; and ensure quality implementation of disbursement linked indicators related to equity and inclusion activities under School Education Sector Plan (SESP). The project will be implemented in approximately 1800 schools spanning 215 LGs across 18 districts of Karnali and Madhesh Province.
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.
Application Deadline: Sunday 4th February, 2024