Vacancies for Accounts Officer Gr.II

The National Institute of Fundamental Studies is consistently ranked among the leading Research Institutes in Sri Lanka. We are globally engaged, research-intensive and committed to respond to the major social, economic and environmental challenges of our time.

Job No : NIFS/Careers/2021/09/715

Work type : Permanent

Location : NIFS Headquarters, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Division/ Research Programmes :

Remuneration : JM 1-1 – 2016 - Rs.42,600 – 10 x 755 – 18 x 1,135 – 70,580/- + Approved Government allowances

Advertised : 2021-08-08 (Sunday Observer)

Applications close on : 03.00 pm on



Intermediate level qualifications of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL) or Intermediate level qualification of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) or Intermediate level qualification of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) or Degree in Management or Commerce.


At least 01-year post qualifying experience in Auditing and Accounting field in a Government Department/Corporation/Board or a mercantile establishment.

Job Description:

Supervision and management of all finance functions of the institute in consultation with the accountant.

Age Limit : Should be not less than 18 years and not more than 45 years.


Employees will contribute 10% of their salary to the NIFS Staff Provident Fund, while the Institute will contribute 15%. In addition, the Institute will contribute 3% of the salary to the ETF.

Selection Procedure

From a structured interview conducted by a panel appointed by the NIFS and a written competitive examination.

How to Apply

Applications should be submitted online (preferred) or under registered cover (should mention the relevant post applied, on the left-hand corner of the envelope) with copies of certificates in support of age and qualifications.

Download the application form
Submit the application online

Senior Professor Ranjith Premalal De Silva
Acting Director/CEO
National Institute of Fundamental Studies
Hantana Road, Kandy

Tel: 081-2232002