As a member of the Embassy of Switzerland and SDC programme team and in close collaboration with SDC funded projects and partners, the Finance Controller monitors and helps to promote effective and efficient use of SDC’s resources. This is done through assessment, analysis, advice and training/orientation. The person is furthermore responsible for the proper functioning of the internal control, financial information system and contract management.
Required Technical Competence
Chartered Accountant with Master’s degree (Business Administration, commerce or management); Minimum 3 years of professional experience in the area of auditing and/or financial management after completion of chartered accountancy; Good knowledge of local laws/act on taxation and fiscal federalism; Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and Nepali; Excellent communication and presentation skills; Good knowledge of computer operation and different software application skills
Methodical and Personal Competence
Result oriented; Pronounced analytical abilities; Independent and ‘out of the box’ thinking; Process design; Methods and knowledge of Project Cycle Management; Meticulous working style; Assertiveness/self-responsibility/independence; Ability to cope with stress
Willing to accept a wide spectrum of tasks; Sensitivity and experience in the areas of gender and social inclusion.
Ability to work in a team/ability to network; Negotiation skills; Advisory and coaching skills; Ability to deal with criticism and conflicts.
Detailed job description: Finance Controller (PDF, 659.0 kB)
Application in English with immediate contact address and a telephone number; an updated bio-data; copies of citizenship certificate and academic credentials; and reference from former employer(s) should reach at the latest by 17:00 hrs on 30 June 2021 through email as attachment (please do not provide a link to google drive or any other cloud server) at email@example.com or through post. Please clearly mark “Application for Finance Controller” on the envelope / subject of the email.
Head Personnel and Administration (Chancery) P.O. Box 113 Kathmandu, Nepal
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The Embassy reserves the right to reject any or all applications without assigning any reasons.
The Embassy of Switzerland in Nepal promotes workforce diversity and applies positive discrimination to candidates from discriminated groups (women and candidates from Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai, and other minority community).