Cash Management Officer

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 941
Date Posted:Dec 3, 2018
Closing Date:Dec 15, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Account/Finance
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:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About SNaPP2-MAIL:

Support to National Priority Program2 (SNaPP2) is a development project of MAIL funded IFAD with the goal to improve food security and economic status of poor rural households in three provinces; Balkh, Herat and Nangarhar. The project will reach at least 57,000 households consisting of 427,500 people in these provinces. The project has two specific objectives: (i) institutional development and capacity building of community organizations, public extension services and relevant private sector entities in the provinces; and (ii) sustained increased incomes of small farmers and herders fostered by improvements in productivity and output, infrastructure and market linkages. These objectives will be addressed through supporting institutions and services, fostering increased productivity and production, and where feasible, upgrading profitable agriculture/livestock value chains. General Directorate of extension is the main stakeholders of the program and will lead the implementation of tow sub components 1. Extension services and 2. Small-holder Institutional development and Capacity Building. G.D of extension will establish program management unit under overall supervision of G.D general director who will be responsible for the implementation of the relate activities in three provinces. Extension sub components will strengthen the extension directorate by: (i) establishing a women’s extension department in Kabul and a cadre of 12 female extension workers specializing in agriculture and livestock, in line with the Taksheel, across the six pilot districts; (ii) strengthening the male extension worker cadre at district level in agriculture and livestock; (iii) targeting young graduates from local agricultural faculties to be recruited as extension assistants, under the Taksheel, funded by the project in years 1-3 and by MAIL thereafter; and, (iv) adapting the curriculum, in collaboration with relevant MAIL directorates, using updated techniques. Small-holder Institutional development and Capacity Building will strengthen the female CDCs through an orientation and training program guaranteeing female CDCs’ direct control over financial resources, over some elements of project implementation and over female beneficiary selection.

Job Summary:

The Cash Management Officer facilitates the overall Cash Management of Finance Directorate including the discretionary and non-discretionary projects. The incumbent is responsible to provide effective and efficient support to the Cash Management unit of MAIL. S/He controls the cash advance inflow and outflow of MAIL’s programs and will be able to maintain all books of accounts which are pertinent to cash management.

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Excellent technical, interpersonal and communication skills.

Flexibility to work extra hours in order to meet the deadlines.

Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision

Good computer knowledge including Ms. Word, Excel and Power Point

Excellent English, Dari and Pashto language is required

Good knowledge of Afghanistan’s Public Finance, Budget and Procurement Laws and Regulations

Duties & Responsibilities:

Maintaining general record of all the cash transactions (Petty and operation advances) and recording the transaction on chronological basis in Cash Book.

Maintaining Cash Advance Register (CAR) with proper details on daily basis

Conducting Daily, Weekly and monthly cash count with cashiers and issuance of cash certificates for internal and external auditors.

Should be responsible for urgent cash counts to auditors or top management.

Providing monthly financial reports (advances received from MoF and liquidated/cleared amount with MoF) to the management.

Returning the extra fund to bank when the need for the fund expires or closure of fiscal year

Reconciliation /clearance of the advance payments (operation / DSA) with main and provincial offices.

Preparing and filling correctly all the relevant financial forms (M10, M12, M13 etc.) and submitting to MoF with complete set of supporting documents.

Ensuring that each transaction is allowable and for the purpose for which the fund was authorized.

The sum of cash on hand, receipts, and advance forms (petty cash/Operation) should equal the amount issued at all times.

Provide pending advance payment report to the management.

Providing safe and secure storage of the cash fund

Ensuring that sufficient cash is available to run the routine operations of the MAIL

Reconciliation of the cashbooks (petty and operation accounts) at the end of every week.

Assist the auditors in carrying out the annual audit of the financial accounts.

Maintain all the related financial records properly (hard copy and soft version)

Any other task to be assigned by supervisor.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or Economics with 4 years of work experience. Experience with the Government is desirable.

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