|Date Posted:||Aug 29, 2018|
|Closing Date:||Oct 30, 2018|
|Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyNone|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Open Ended|
|Probation Period:||3 months|
The Finance Manager is responsible for the budget planning, and supports the MEC executive management team by offering insights and financial advice. This might involve advising on investments, savings, taxation, financial planning, budgeting and other related services
Provinces to travel:
The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
Computerized accounting programs
Accounts payable and accounts receivables
Generally accepted accounting principles
Preparation of financial statements, reports, payroll systems
An understanding of relevant government legislation, policies and procedures
Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
Experience in government and commercial proposal support
Advanced Excel skills, ability to work with lookups and pivot tables.
Understanding of budgets as they relate to proposals
Ability to seamlessly work independently or part of a team in a fast-paced environment
A clear, proactive communicator with strong interpersonal skills
Able to work independently, as a leader and as a member of a team
Capable to work with minimal supervision, including demonstrating flexibility, accountability, initiative, and self-motivation to identify and execute tasks
Able to manage multiple and shifting priorities and meet high quality standards while working variable and longer hours under tight deadlines
Excellent written and oral communications skills.
Excellent communication in English required.
Strong attention to detail & decision-making skills
The ability to communicate, negotiate, analyze, elaborate and present reports and statements
Ability to quickly adapt to change.
Supervisory and Team building skills
Accounting and bookkeeping skills
Time/Stress management skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office software; Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Ability to work in a highly volatile, fast-paced environment
Self-disciplined with the ability to work independently, meet deadlines and work extra hours if needed
Executes professional standards at all times: attire, communication, behavior
Experience in editing professional and business writing
Strong organizational skills that demonstrates a high level of accuracy and attention
Ability to work collegially under strict deadline pressure and handle multiple work assignments
Experience working in a high-paced environment with proper time management and organizational skills
Duties & Responsibilities:
Administer and monitor the financial system in order to ensure that the campus finances are maintained in an accurate and timely manner.
Maintain the accounts payable and accounts receivable systems in order to ensure complete and accurate records of all moneys
Administer employee payroll, files and records in order to ensure accurate payment of benefits and allowances
Assist with preparation of the budget and appropriate implementation of the financial policies and procedures. Establish and maintain cash controls, maintain and reconcile the general ledger
Monitor cash reserves and investments and producing long-term business plans.
Prepare and reconcile bank statements and controlling income, cash flow and expenditure.
Establish and maintain supplier accounts and processes supplier invoices
Issue cheques for all accounts due and maintain the purchase order system.
Ensure security for all credit cards and verify charges
Ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into the computerized accounting system
Developing and managing financial systems/models
Prepare income statements and the balance sheets, financial reports & assist with the annual audit
Maintain financial files and records, Ensure the safeguarding of all transactions, Issue, code and authorize purchase orders, Reconcile the accounts payable, Prepare journal summaries, Reconcile the accounts receivable, Compile source documents, Issue receipts, Reconcile weekly deposits
Monitor the day-to-day financial operations within the company, such as payroll, invoicing, and other transactions
Oversee financial department employees, including financial assistants and accountants
Contract outside services for tax preparation, auditing, banking, investments, and other financial needs as necessary
Track the company's financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement
Seek out methods for minimizing financial risk to the company
Research and analyze financial reports and market trends
Provide insight full information and expectations to senior executives to aid in long-term and short-term decision making
Analyze financial performance against key business metrics and document pertinent financial highlights that will enable management to determine progress against budgets.
Identify, investigate, and analyze potential operational improvement. As appropriate, based on findings make proposal for operational changes (policy, procedures, processes, etc.)
Submit the proposed budget and assist the overall financial planning process
Maintain a strategic financial plan that will indicate the trends and requirements of the campus development plan and will forecast future year budgets
Identify additional finance required to fund the campus’s proposed activities
Present timely and fully costed proposals, recommendations or bids
Perform all other duties as assigned and required.
Job Location:Afghanistan, Kabul
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Audit, Accounting, business administration or related field (MBA preferred)
Overall 5-15 yrs experience.
5+ years in Finance/Account management
Experience with Finance programs such as Quick Book is a plus
The successful candidate will be fully qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA) and likely to come from an Audit background.