Regional Finance Lead, Nepal

About the role

We are looking for a competent Regional Finance Lead to provide effective hands on support to country finance teams to meet donor, local and group requirements. The role will effectively engage, support and monitor finance activities in Regional/Country offices to ensure sound financial management, risk identification and management, compliance, high quality planning/reporting and financial controls.


About you

You are experienced and have strong technical and interpersonal skills. You have knowledge of Financial Planning and Management Reporting; Accounting, Controls and Quality Assurance; Award budgets and reports and Statutory Accounts. You are experienced in accounting and financial management specifically around managing the finance function and consolidating financial plans and budgets. You are proactive and resilient, with ability to engage others within the team and independently overcome obstacles. You have ability to work effectively as part of a team.


Why join us?

The opportunity to work for an organisation that is making a positive difference to the lives of people worldwide, a friendly and supportive culture, working with values driven and highly engaged colleagues, work life balance and flexible working – these are just some of the reasons we think Practical Action is a great place to work.

In addition, we offer the following benefits:

  • Annual holiday entitlement is 18 days in addition to public holidays
  • Medical insurance for staff and dependent
  • Group life and personal accident of staff
  • Baby care room, flexible lactating hours for new mothers and appropriate arrangement for childminders


About us

Practical Action is a change making organisation that works in unconventional ways. We put ingenious ideas to work so people in poverty can change their world.

We do things differently, so answers that start small can grow big – bringing people together in bold collaborations, using innovation and knowledge to build futures free from poverty and help shape a world that works better for everyone.


Additional information

We treat all applications for employment on their merits and do not take into consideration any factors that are not relevant to the job such as gender, race, religion, ethnic or national origin, caste, tribe, belief, age, marital status, pregnancy, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, or disability.

Practical Action is committed to safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal checks and terrorist financing.

To ensure that Practical Action meets its obligations of safer recruitment, appointment to posts within Practical Action will be subject to a satisfactory criminal check. Criminal checks will be conducted for all roles.

The successful applicant must have the pre-existing right to both live and work in Nepal and should be willing and able to travel.

Closing date for applications: 4 November 2020

Submit a cover letter along with the duly filled standard application form to