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Position Overview:

The Finance and Administrative Director is a critical leadership role within the Binaytara Foundation’s operations in Nepal. Reporting to the Country Director, this position is responsible for overseeing all financial and administrative aspects of the foundation’s operations in Nepal. The role demands a strategic thinker with a proven track record in financial management, administrative leadership, and operational efficiency within the non-profit or healthcare sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the day-to-day financial operations of the office, including accounting, budgeting, financial reporting, and variance analysis.
  • Ensure compliance with local financial legal requirements, enforce adherence to requirements, and advise management on needed actions.
  • Manage and process payroll, reimbursements, and other related financial transactions.
  • Oversee administrative functions to ensure efficient and consistent operations as the organization scales.
  • Serve as the primary liaison with external auditors and financial consultants, coordinating audits and ensuring the proper filing of tax returns.
  • Ensure the tax calculation and deduction per the Income Tax Act of Nepal. Preparation of Tax, cheque, and deposition on time.
  • Develop and implement office policies by setting up procedures and standards to guide the operation of the office.
  • Procure office supplies; manage inventory effectively.
  • Report regularly to the Country Director/Deputy Country Director.
  • Assist in the compilation of monthly financial reports to the Binaytara Foundation headquarters.
  • Other relevant duties as assigned by the leadership.
  • Ensure that all financial and administrative documents are accurately maintained and filed.
  • Support project teams with financial guidance and insights, facilitating project planning, execution, and reporting.


  • Master’s degree in finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field. A professional certification such as CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is preferred.
  • At least five or more years of proven working experience as a finance officer/accountant overseeing financial management and processes in international organizations (INGOs).
  • Demonstrated expertise in financial management, budgeting, and accounting practices. Preference given to someone with proficiency in accounting software such as QuickBooks, Xero, or SAP.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines, and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with proficiency in English and Nepali.
  • Knowledge of local legal and regulatory requirements related to finance and administration in Nepal.
  • Proficiency in financial software and MS Office, with a strong emphasis on Excel.
  • Proven ability to solve problems independently without direct supervision and ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Willingness to travel within Nepal as required.