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Sr. Finance Officer

Vacancy Number:VA - AFG/THRCP/NRA/MOT 158/2020
Title: Sr. Finance Officer
Category:Accounting & Finance
Duration:1 year - Extendable
Exp.: 2020-03-17-(3 Weeks From now)
Jobs no:1
Salary:As per THRCP/NRA (NTA Grade: C) salary scale per m


Organization: THRCP/ NRA/MOT | About THRCP/ NRA/MOT
City: Kabul
Country: AF


Education:Bachelor’s degree in Finance Accounting ACCA (Diploma in Accounting and Business)
Work Experience:Minimum of 5 of professional work experience Years

Specific responsibilities and duties include but not limited to:

Works closely with FM and other Program staff to implement improve and maintain financial management policies systems structures and procedures.

Comply with all procedures and instructions with regard to budgeting accounting and auditing under the Project Agreement;

Oversee budgetary process including budget preparation budget decision making budget execution and its evaluation on quarterly basis; 

Ensure timely entering and posting transactions into to Excel books (at initial stage) and to the accounting software (at later stage) and perform monthly closing procedures in it;

Prepare project allotments and payment orders and internal vouchers for the signature of the authorized personnel;

Ensures transactions are properly supported and documented before processing for payment

Submit and coordinate with bank on payroll transfers and new staff accounts opening.

Prepare bank transfer advises for local and international transfers to suppliers/ vendor / staff through bank account.

Handling of reimbursement for travels and other expenses incurred by staff

Assist the FM to ensure compliance with local Tax Law and tax reporting.

Participate in review and evaluation of requirements for further revision of existing Financial Management System and Financial Management Manual;

Facilitate to Senior Finance team on monthly cash and bank reconciliations;

Ensure timely payments to consultants suppliers and contractors as per terms of contracts signed;

Assist in preparation of required data for Statement of Expenses (SOEs) and Replenishments to the Donor;

Facilitate the Finance team on timely submission of withdrawal applications to ensure adequate funds flows;

Assist administrative personnel on assets management to ensure fixed assets are counted annually and a fixed asset register is kept that provides information on asset identification and description date of purchase value reference to supporting document location and status;

Provide information to enable preparation of regular and ad hoc financial reports as per Afghanistan Public Sector’s and Donor’s requirements;

Facilitate the Finance team for preparation of unaudited financial report to Donor and client as on approved formats.

Take regular finance related on-job training on the basis of requirements of Financial Management Manual;

Follow up the recommendations of the Donor’s Financial Management supervision missions and external auditors;

Keep maintain and ensure security of financial records and backup documentation ready for internal and external audits; and

Perform other relevant tasks as required by the Head of Project Management Team and the International FMS.

Monitoring and Progress Controls:

All financial management activities are conducted according to the World Bank and the GoA rules and regulations and are completed in a timely manner.

Payment requests are accurately and timely processed within stipulate time-frames.

Periodic reporting is accurate and timely submitted within stipulate time-frames.

Effective coordination with other units to ensure finance unit functions is completed effectively.

 Final Products:

Project Delivery meets agreed Forecast/Plan/Target.

Efficient functioning of Project Financial System through processing timely payments and submission of required reports

Duties & Responsibilities

Purpose and Scope of Assignment:

The Senior Finance Officer (SFO) works under the technical guidance and supervision of International Finance Management Specialist (International FMS) with overall guidance from the Executive Director and Team Leader. He/she is responsible for effective and proactive delivery of services in the financial management areas for the THRCP/NRA/MOT programs ensuring compliance and adherence to the Government Public Finance Regulations and the World Bank Financial Management and Disbursement Guidance.

Submission Guideline

Qualified candidates may submit their application including a letter of interest complete Curriculum Vitae via Email Address: [email protected] Kindly indicate the vacancy number (VA – AFG/THRCP - NRA/MOT 158/2020) and the post title (Sr. Finance Officer) in the subject line when applying by email.


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