Finance Specialist

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1985
Date Posted:Apr 3, 2018
Closing Date:Apr 17, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:7 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Contractor
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:90,66,94

About MPW-NRAP inc:

Founded: 2002

The National Rural Access Program (NRAP) is one of the most important National Priority Programs (NPP) of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The primary focus of the program is the rehabilitation, (re-) construction and maintenance of the rural roads network in all 34 provinces of the country and it is funded by different donors, including the WB, ARTF, EC, DFID, JSDF , USAID and etc. The program has subsequent projects such NERAP, Shindand and etc. The clients representative in the program has been nominated in legal document of project e.g. MSA and TA namely Program Implementation Unit (PIU). The program is committed not only to improve rural access in remote areas but also capacity building of national staffs in order to provide Ministry of Public Works with skilled and trained staff for future operation in which PIU and UNOPS consultants play the foremost role.

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of Head of Finance, the Finance specialist is responsible to provide effective and efficient support to the Head of Finance and acts as a supervisor to budget section of the finance department. He has to prepare B3 at the start of each fiscal year. Moreover, he has to prepare allotments and M16’s as per budget plan. He is responsible to control all the activities occurring within the budget unit.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Good working knowledge of MS. Office application, email and able to easily navigate internet.

Good working skills in report writing in English and Dari.

Knowledge of Gov. and World Bank rules and regulations would be a distinct advantage.

Be willing and able to meet tight deadlines and work long hours when required.

Good knowledge of capacity building and capacity building need assessment.

Is a self-starter, who is able to plan and manage their own work, takes initiative and strives to meet deadlines.

Be able to work in a multi-cultural environment.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Assisting the head of finance in preparation of annual budget.

Division of budget as per forecast financial plan of the project.

Preparing, check, processing & follow up of allotments for works, Non-works and salaries.

Reporting of works, Non-works, budget reconciliation with MOF and MOPW.

Assisting the head of finance in preparation of operation plan.

Assisting the operation Unit in processing and reconciliation of operation cash advance expenses with MoF.

Coordinating vendor forms with contract management and procurements of goods.

Focal point for preparing documents for internal and external audits.

General record keeping of financial transactions and documentations.

Any other task to be assigned by head of finance.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Bachelor’s in business administration.

b. Work Experience

5 years of work experience in relevant department

7 years of work experience in fields other than finance.

Job Keywords:

Finance Specialist
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