Finance Manager

Vacancy Number:SAF-Jan-004
Title: Finance Manager
Category:Accounting & Finance
Duration:One year extendable with three months Probationary period
Exp.: 2019-01-23-(3 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1
Salary: Based on SAF salary scale


Organization: Solidarity for Afghan Families SAF | About Solidarity for Afghan Families SAF
City: Kabul
Country: AF


Education:• University degree in related field with major in finance
Work Experience:• Four of working experiences in related fie Years

Qualification & Experience required:


University degree in related field with major in finance.

Four years of working experiences in related field

Able to speak/read/write Pashto Dari and English and translate from English to Dari Dari to English if need

Good interpersonal and communication skills

Excellent computer skills Microsoft Office Package Databases and ability to develop complex spreadsheets and operate financial software as such Quick Books etc

Excellent time management skills

Ability to find problems and recommend solutions

Duties & Responsibilities

Ensure that standard accounting software is in place. Responsible for checking and tracking data entry process of financial database

Ensure transparency accuracy effectiveness and efficiency in all financial transactions

Make sure that weekly transactions are recorded in database and submitted to Admin Finance Director

Develop effective filing system (Hard and Soft) for financial records of the projects

Ensure all transactions are allocated according to budget and timely corrective actions are taken on vouchers errors

Attest all demands and ensure that timely responses are made to all department requests/demands

Attest all imprists and staff advances R & M Forms   office rented buildings and vehicle payrolls payrolls of service contracts

Proper checking of all supporting documents before payments

Facilitating cash flow plans for expenses using budgets and actual cash flow with assistance of Admin Finance Director

Assist in preparation of all financial transactions to ensure accuracy

Submit all projects monthly and quarterly as the case may be financial reports to Admin Finance Director with ledgers and fund position

Prepare fund requests submit the same to Donor and ensure that fund is received in-time. Any delay in fund receipt shall be communicated to Admin Finance Director

Responsible for Donor and other stakeholders reporting i.e. Ministry of Finance Ministry of Economy and SAF Trustee board etc. Submit all financial reports to Donor as per contractual guidelines

Facilitate external auditors. Respond to donor and auditor queries in time

Make sure that field offices have submitted financial data in-time. Assign finance staff to check and review field office documents within one week. Comments and observations shall be shared with Field finance head within 10 days after receipt of data

Share monthly and quarterly financial reports and variance analysis with field office finance head for their record and follow-up. Under-spent / overspent of budget lines shall be clearly mentioned to Field office finance  

Apply for budget re-alignment / revision where necessary

Ensure that all expenditures of  projects are implemented according to donors rules and regulations

Ensure that payments are made in accordance with SAF financial/procurement policies and procedures

Make wire transfers of funds to sub offices

Assist Admin Finance Director / SAF Management in development of budgets

Maintain an update bank book to assist with monthly bank accounts reconciliations

Attend regular SAF meetings and provide reports on the related financial issues and make sure decisions are followed-up

Make sure that weekly vouchers are submitted for attestation and approval

Transfer staff salaries to their individual bank accounts

Check and review subordinate plans and ensure their implementation

Recommend changes to Admin Finance Director for any amendments in Government laws Donor guidelines or policies

Check cash books on regular basis and conduct weekly cash count of all projects

Provide on-job trainings to Main Office and Field office finance staff

Ensure completion of annual performance appraisal all subordinates

Visit all Field Offices at least twice per year.

Quarterly or semiannual filed visit from all sub offices.

Perform other duties assigned by the line manager

Submission Guideline

Interested Applicants are requested to submit a cover letter and detailed CV with names of three professional references (including telephone and email address) through e-mail address ([email protected]) indicating on the Subject line the title of the position and vacancy number     (Finance Manager).

Please note that applications received after the closing date will not be given consideration. Only shortlisted candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted for test/interview

Email: [email protected]