ACCOUNTANT

 
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 2044
Date Posted:Apr 17, 2018
Reference:DAI/WIE
Closing Date:Apr 23, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:4 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:96,90,66

About DAI:

Founded: 1970  http://www.dai.com

DAI works on the frontlines of global development. Transforming ideas into action—action into impact. We are committed to shaping a more livable world. We tackle fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. We work with a wide range of clients, including national and local governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, private corporations, and philanthropies. Since 1970, we have worked in more than 150 countries—delivering results across the spectrum of international development contexts, from stable societies and high-growth economies to challenging environments racked by political or military conflict.

Job Summary:

PURPOSE:
The Accountant will play a pivotal role in assuring adherence to financial policies, project policies and procedures, regulations, controls, and reporting systems. The Field Accountant will provide accounting and financial analysis support to the project office and will ensure submission of financial reports based on internal deadlines. This position will ensure compliance of all accounting and financial reporting functions. Responsible for recording costs and day to day general accounting, accounts receivable/payable, payroll, risk management, managing partner relationships, assuring all backup documentation is audit ready, and troubleshooting accounting issues. S/he, in coordination with the other members of the finance and accounting team, is responsible for managing all financial transactions related to the project

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

OBJECTIVE AND DUTIES:
Cash Management

Initiates wire requests for field project implementation in accordance with DAI schedule.

Manage all banking activities including withdrawals, deposits, and preparation of all bank payments and checks.

Record all financial transactions in Field Accounting System (FAS) or FERs on a daily basis.

Ensures the safeguard of bank checks, cash receipts, and petty cash.

Receive and verify suppliers’ and consultants’ invoices along with justification documents.

Verify expenses for accuracy and project accounting codes.

Ensures accurate and timely processing of invoices, advances and reimbursements, checks, and wire transfer payments.

Upload the FERs based on DAI’s schedule.

Performs monthly bank reconciliations and routinely monitors bank account balances.

Compiles backup documentation for all project related transactions, and ensures completeness and appropriate review and approvals are documented.

Maintain an accurate filing of payment vouchers and other financial documents and perform regular spot audits on project’s financial files.

Ensure backup documentation is scanned and uploaded to relevant system according to set deadlines.
Salary Calculation and Disbursal

Ensure that the employee profiles are up to date.

Processes timely and accurate payroll payments for the office and ensures leave balances, and payroll taxes are accurate.

Ensure that salary is disbursed, payroll is recorded in the accounting system, and individual paystubs are distributed to all employees on schedule.

Tracks and monitors leave balances and liability payments.

Reviews employment agreement and modifications and updates salary calculations based on local and company requirements.

Ensures staff compliance with timekeeping policy and procedures.

Maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
Travel Advances & Reimbursements

Work with the Finance Manager to approve and distribute travel advance amounts based on WIE’s travel advance policy.

Audits travel requests and expense reports for accuracy and compliance.

Follows procedures to ensure accurate and timely payment and reconciliation of travel advances, reimbursements for staff and partner travel.

Reviews and monitors outstanding advances report by paying close attention to advances that have not been settled after 30 days of issuance.
REPORTING:

The position reports to the Finance Manager

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:

University Degree

Job Keywords:

ACCOUNTANT
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