Finance Assistant

Vacancy Number:
Title: Finance Assistant
Exp.: 2018-08-19-(7 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1


Organization: Save the Children | About Save the Children
City: Faryab
Country: AF


Education:Bachelor degree in BBA (bachelor of business administration) B.Com (Bachelor of Commerce) or a clos
Work Experience:2 experience Years

Bachelor degree in BBA (bachelor of business administration) B.Com (Bachelor of Commerce) or a closely related field


Experience and Skills

§   Previous work experience on areas of finance and/or accounting

§   Previous work experience of cash transfer programming

§   Understanding of gender issue

§   Good oral and written English communication skills

§   Proven computer skills in MS Office software



§   Related field related administration skills

§   Ability to travel for project related work to other provinces

§   Representation skills

§   Knowledge of respective province is appreciated

Additional Job Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities set out above are not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out additional duties from time to time which are reasonable in relation to their level of skills and experience.


In the event of a significant humanitarian emergency the post-holder will be expected to work outside their normal job description; vary their working hours; and occasionally work from a different location should the need arise.


Equal Opportunities

The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.


Health &Safety and Security

The post holder is required to carry out their duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures and our Global Security policy and procedures.


Compliance policies: Child Safeguarding and Code of Conduct; Anti-Bribery and Fraud

The post holder is required to comply with these key policies and other organisational policies and procedures at all times.




JD Approved By:



Duties & Responsibilities

§  Take lead for distribution of unconditional cash grants to respective project beneficiaries in implementation communities.

§  Check and approve project documents that will come to finance department from project team.

§  Disburse cash based on basis of properly approved vouchers advance sheets and other financial documents.

§  Prepare petty cash slips and bank vouchers.

§  Exchange currency prepare quotes.

§  Prepare cash counts sheet & vouchers on daily basis.

§  Maintain efficient filing system in line with the Save the Children accounting standard procedures.

§  Assist in preparation of the monthly finance report to country office.

§  Ensure the effective and efficient use of all Save the Children resources in order to keep costs low and ensure safety in the workplace.



§  Ensure personal commitment in building constructive working relationship with partners based on SCI partnership principles spelled out in Theory of Change

§  Support project manager on day to day handling of department tasks related to partners


Skills and Behaviours: SCI Values in Practice



§  Ensure that you work to the best of your ability and demonstrate high levels of commitment to SC Afghanistan in order to ensure the objectives of your role and the country programme are met.



§  Ensure the effective and efficient use of all Save the Children resources in order to keep costs low and ensure safety in the workplace



§  Comply with the requirements of Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy to ensure maximum protection for children



§  Lead manage and motivate a team ensuring that they have clear objectives and receive meaningful feedback on their performance.



§  Other duties as directed. (Obviously this needs to only include duties that could be reasonably expected to be carried out by someone with the skills experience and seniority associated with the job in question).

Submission Guideline

Qualified candidates may send their Application including
   * Letter of Interest
   ​* Update CV
   * SCI application form (below link)
  All applications should be sent to the email address: [email protected]
   SCI will not consider any applications received without SCI Application form and VA Number Post Title (Financial Deputy Project Manager VA# 18-144) Subject line and after the closing date.
    Save the Children International Provide an equal employment opportunity.
   Interested applicants must fill above SCI application form or your application will not be considered.
  * We need to keep children safe so our selection process which includes rigorous background checks reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Email: [email protected]