Finance Assistant / Cashier

Vacancy Number:KVID20180623-54967
Title: Finance Assistant / Cashier
Category:Accounting & Finance
Duration:Till 31-Dec-2018
Exp.: 2018-06-23-(7 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1
Salary:As per Organization salary scale


Organization: War Child UK | About War Child UK
City: Herat
Country: AF


Education:Bachelor Degree
Work Experience:2 Years

Person Specification:

War Child in Afghanistan operates in a dynamic environment with a team of highly motivated and dedicated staff. The right candidate will share these qualities and bring effective leadership to a diverse team. The successful candidate will be creative problem solver and foster a solution-based approach to management.

Experience and mandatory criteria:

  • Afghan Nationals only

  • Bachelor of Commerce (BCOM) degree with a major in Accounting or Finance

  • Dynamic and motivated with a positive and collegial attitude to joint problem solving.

  • Able to work under pressure to tight deadlines and with competing priorities.

Technical Skills/Expertise:

  • should be able to communicate effectively in English. 

  • Pashtu and/or Dari are asset.

  • Excellence in use of excel and financial management software.


  • Active problem solving with a focus on collegial working and supportive staff to own solutions.

  • Cultural sensitivity and ability to work with a diverse team.

  • Personal commitment and drive for timely and high-quality results.

  • Strategic perspective and keen to take ownership of finance functions challenges and solutions.

  • Proactive able to multi-task and flexible to changing priorities.

Our Values


We use our passion and creativity to deliver high quality evidence-based work designed to maximize our beneficial impact for children in conflict.

Accountable to Children

Children can rely on us to respond to their voices and to treat them with respect and dignity.


We expect to be held to account by our supporters and beneficiaries and we respond with openness and honesty.

Committed to each other

We support each other and our partners to achieve ambitious goals and to the best we can be we are honest and open with each other sharing our success and confronting our challenges

Duties & Responsibilities

Job Purpose      

You are a member of the Finance Team and would be closing working with Finance Officer and Finance Manager in managing day to day financial activities providing regular support to logistic H.R/Admin and program department in processing their payments. The position requires highly confident and trust worthy candidate who can keep and understand confidentiality and regularity in work.

The Duties and responsibilities may include but not limited to:

  • Prepare and process cash payment.

  • File payment vouchers and ensure an organized filing system is maintained.

  • Process employees per deim and program advances.

  • Make sure all vouchers are filed properly and keep safe.

  • Carry out weekly and monthly cash count as per WCUK manual and prepare necessary documentation.

  • Translate invoices and assist in preparing reports to close monthly accounts.

  • Assist Finance office in review of partner payments.

  • Assist Finance officer in the processing and compilation of monthly tax reports.

  • Prepare and maintain advance tracking sheet ensure advances are settled on regular bases.

  • Receive and check the correctness of invoices submitted for payment.

  • Prepare and maintain rental contracts copy and tracking sheet of rental payments.

  • Check & update inventory list on timely basis.

  • Liaison with bank and tax authorities in absence of Finance officer.

  •  Assist and Support Finance officer in daily financial activities.

Submission Guideline

  • Please send motivation letter CV to [email protected] before the closing date.
  • Applications after closing date will not be accepted.
  • Please Indicate the position title Vacancy Number in the Subject Line (Finance Assistant / Cashier VA# WCUK-0015) otherwise your application will not be considered.
  • Please note that there is no telephonic inquiry and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for written test and interview.
  • The successful applicant will be expected to undergo a Police check vetting check be compliant and sign up to War Child’s Child Safeguarding Policy anti-bribery policy code of conduct and other War Child’s policies prior to a final offer being made.
  • WCUK is an equal opportunity employer and female are highly encouraged to apply.
Email: [email protected]