Accountant – Accounts Payable

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1553
Date Posted:Dec 2, 2018
Reference:MTNA HR 2018 - 14
Closing Date:Dec 8, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:

About MTN Afghanistan:

MTN Afghanistan is the subsidiary company of MTN Group operating in 21 countries with a subscriber base of over 100 Millions. MTN provides GSM services in Afghanistan. We are looking for qualified and experienced candidates to fill the vacant position(s).

Job Summary:

Mission/ Core purpose of the Job :
Responsible for providing financial and administrative support in order to ensure effective, efficient and accurate financial and administrative operations

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:


Business planning

Corporate finance

Data management

Financial acumen

Financial literacy

General accounting

General administration


Skills / physical competencies:

Ability to learn quickly

Ability to work under pressure

Communication; interpersonal and reporting skills

Computer skills

Analytical skills

Auditing skills

Data analysis skills

Financial acumen

Financial analysis

Financial skills

Behavioral qualities:

Analytical thinking

Attention to detail


Quality assurance

Results/Goal oriented

Solution providing

Taking initiative

Duties & Responsibilities:

Key Tasks:

Verify payment vouchers for required authorization as per policy and procedure

Read the lease and advertisements contracts carefully and arrange payments according to the contract terms and conditions.

Check for duplicate through applying different control measures

Booking and posting invoices and prepayments to accounting system (GP) in accordance to IFRS/IAS standards

Close follow up on outstanding invoices.

Booking accrual, provision and expenses for delivered services during the course of the month on monthly closing

Completion of financial closing with in the deadline on monthly basis

Maintenance of OPEX related reports, justify the variance, find out the reason for increase/decrease

Maintaining accruals schedule and updating on monthly basis

Maintaining prepaid schedule and updating on monthly basis

Taking invoices and delivery verification from end-user for confirmation of technical specification of the goods and support for payment process

Tight follow up on invoices submitted to end user for approval

Reconciliation of vendors’ statement of accounts on monthly basis

Adjusting variance of vendor accounts

Ensure that all upfront rejected payments are communicated to the relevant parties e. g. related department, vendor, employee and etc

Prepare or check invoices, requisitions and other documents for processing; encode and obtain approval when necessary.

Applying withholding tax in line with Afghanistan income tax law

Prioritize urgent payment and must have high accuracy in preparing payment

Collecting ACSS and TT from treasury and distributing to suppliers

Monitors related GL account balances and related financial activity for the purpose of ensuring that allocations are accurate and complying with established financial practices

Clearance of prepayments of government leases

Maintaining important document (contracts/agreements) in soft and hard

Communicating professionally with all vendors considering image of the company and credit increase

Ensure completion of ad-hoc tasks given through by line management

Facilitating auditors and responding audit queries and implementing their recommendations

Ensure the confidentiality and security of all financial records

Ensure that all payment requests have supporting documentation including bank details

Maintains financial information, files and records (e.g. copies of paid invoices, checks, documentation, reimbursements, reports, vendor files, receipts, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of documentation and compliance with established policies and regulatory guidelines

Any other task(s) as assigned by the Supervisor

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul



Business degree (preferably accounting; economics or finance)

Professional accounting qualification

2- 3 years professional accounting experience

Job Keywords:

Accountant – Accounts Payable
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