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


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. 
  • Day to day data entries (Bank & Cash) into Accounting Software Navigator.
  • Assist Finance Officer with file archiving, Finance file warehouse set up, and annual reporting.
  • Assist on pulling out the original VAT invoices from vouchers under the USAID project and filing back with copy invoices and stamp and follow up on IRD for VAT reimbursement.
  • Assist Senior Finance and Compliance Officer & Senior Finance and Compliance 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 Senior Finance and Compliance Officer for VAT professing and follow up with IRD.
  • 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.

 As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient, and relevant to the communities they serve – we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

ACCOUNTABILITY TO BENEFICIARIES: Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts towards accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring, and evaluation of our field projects.


REPORTS DIRECTLY TO:  Senior Finance and Compliance Officer, Kathmandu

WORKS DIRECTLY WITH: Senior Finance and Compliance 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. 


  • Bachelor’s or equivalent in accounting/ financial management or a relevant business field. 
  • 2 years of experience in Two or more years of 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.


Mercy Corps is an international, non-governmental humanitarian relief and development agency that exists to alleviate suffering, poverty, and oppression by helping people build secure, productive, and just communities. Mercy Corps works in more than 40 countries and has been present in Nepal since 2005. In Nepal, Mercy Corps works to build the absorptive, adaptive, and transformative potential of vulnerable individuals and communities across the country. Through a systems-based approach to market development, financial services access, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, and youth engagement, Mercy Corps builds resilience among target communities.

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Application DeadlineSunday 13th Aug, 2023

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