University Degree (Business Administration Accounting)
Bachelor in accounting /finance or similar field is necessary (relevant experience may substitute for the degree/certificate mentioned)
At least 4 years of continuous accounting experience in an international organization following GAAP or IFRS Intermediate to Advanced working knowledge of QuickBooks Primer/QuickBooks Enterprise is a must. Not having knowledge of QuickBooks will disqualify the candidate
Working knowledge of English both written and spoken and Pashto/Dari. Able to communicate fluently effectively both verbally and in writing.
Excellent interpersonal skills must be capable of working both individually and as part of a team be able to create a supportive working relationship among all project teams.
Maturity and ability to work long hours under pressure is essential.
Should be willing to travel to the provinces.
Both male and female candidates are encouraged to apply; we believe in equal opportunities for men and women.
Duties & Responsibilities
Terms of reference (ToRs)
Assist in financial management including management of cash flows and multiple foreign currencies in accordance with donor/ business contracts.
Oversee the finance system and finance department staff in Field Offices.
Assist in managing funds of ASK in the most efficient and controlled manner.
Correspondence through Finance Manager with Donor Agencies and others on finance related matters and issues of ASK.
Help in selection hiring and orientation of finance staff and train them as and when needed.
Providing on job trainings and assistance to finance staff in performing their tasks.
Ensure and will be responsible for Quick Book upgrading suggestions to improve system efficiency and process improvement.
Assist in ensuring timely and reliable preparation of annual financial statements of ASK on yearly basis or when desired.
Providing any information timely as and when required by his supervisor Donor agency or any regulatory body;
Supporting further development of capacity in and procedures for accounting in program areas including provision of adequate support and training for all Field Offices.
Review and issuance of budget directives to all the concerned sections/units and field offices for seeking their recommendations and suggestions.
Assist in finalizing of contracts budgets and other related documents with donors before presenting to the Manager for final approval.
Help in making sure that budgets and accounts are set forth in accordance with donor requirements and that adequate budget and its monitoring are in place.
Ensure that adequate budgeting procedures and systems are documented and the concerned staff receives timely and sufficient support in implementation of such procedures and systems.
Help in ensuring that external audit of ASK is carried out in a timely manner and in accordance with donor requirements.
Ensuring the safeguarding of ASK financial resources in the most efficient and economic manner.
Ensures that accepted accounting and audit principles and policies are followed and evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of internal accounting procedures and operating systems and controls.
Confers advises initiates and coordinates with other departments about policies and procedures.
Please submit your CV and cover letter to [email protected] clearly mention the vacancy number and job title in the subject line ((FO-ASK-14-19)) Application without subject line will not be considered. Note: Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.