Mercy Corps announces vacancy for Finance Assistant . Interested candidates can apply for the job. Read the full article below for the job details.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent in accounting/ financial management or a relevant business field.
  • 2 years of experience in accounting or bookkeeping experience, including experience with double-entry accounting, and working with I/NGOs is preferred.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
  • Proven ability to solve problems independently without direct supervision.
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel
  • Familiarity with computerized, double-entry accounting software
  • Excellent oral and written English skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with an ethnically diverse team in a sensitive environment

Essential Job Responsibilities

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

  • Maintain Cash Custody
  • Review and clear the petty cash expenses report submitted by Administration.
  • Review and Transfer payment request, EER (Employee Expenses Report) for accuracy and completeness and ensure that all cash and bank transactions are fully approved before disbursement of check and S2B Transfer and properly documented.
  • File all cash and bank vouchers and maintain voucher filing system such that files are updated, complete and safeguarded
  • Day-to-day data entries (Bank & Cash) into Accounting Software Navigator.
  • Assist Finance Officer with file archiving, Finance file warehouse setup, and annual reporting.
  • Assist on pull out the original VAT invoices from vouchers under the USAID project and filing back with copy invoices and stamps and follow up on IRD for VAT reimbursement.
  • Assist Finance Officer & Deputy Finance Manager with audit handling documentation and back-to-file in a coordinated manner.
  • Prepare photocopies, scans, and other supporting documents as required for Audit and monthly reporting package to HQ Finance.
  • Assist in the timely deposition of CIT, SSF, and Tax monthly as per government regulation including E-TDS and verification.
  • Assist in Finance Officer for VAT professing and follow up with IRD.
  • Prepare photocopies of vouchers, scan and other supporting documents as required for the monthly reporting package to HQ Finance
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
  • Ensure proper integration of GESI aspects into sector-specific program planning and implementation working closely with GESI officers.
  • Mercy Corps as a humanitarian agency is expected to respond as and when crisis and humanitarian situation engulfs. As MC employees all staff is expected to be part of humanitarian and emergency response in addition to their regular roles and responsibilities in such situations.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Country Director

Supervisory Responsibility: None


Reports Directly To: Finance Officer, Kathmandu

Works Directly With: Finance Officer, Other Finance teams, Operations staff, and other staff.

Accountable to: Position Description; Finance and Compliance Director, Finance Team, Country Director, National Staff Policy Handbook; Code of conduct and Mercy Corps policy and procedures

About Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is powered by the belief that a better world is possible. To do this, we know our teams do their best work when they are diverse, and every team member feels that they belong. We welcome diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be stronger and have long term impact.

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Application Deadline: December 1st ,2022

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