Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 778
Date Posted:Jan 7, 2019
Closing Date:Jan 12, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Harakat- Afghanistan Investment Climate Facility (H-AICF):

Founded: 2000

Harakat is an independent, not-for-profit, Afghan-managed organisation that aims to improve Afghanistan’s business environment. We provide grant funds to the private sector, government and civil society to implement activities to reduce or remove barriers that currently make it difficult to do business in Afghanistan.

Job Summary:

Finance Consultant responsible for ensuring the Harakat office is operationally efficient and effective and is responsible for managing the office requirements regarding the financial management needs. The Consultant will take charge of the financial health of the organisation by administering accounting operations to meet legal requirements. Incumbent should be familiar with audits, invoices, and budget preparations. Our ideal candidate demonstrates the interest in managing accounting activities, including bank reconciliations, accounts payable and accounts receivable, financial statements and must have extensive knowledge of QuickBooks and International Financial Reporting Standards. Incumbent should also have excellent organizational skills and be able to handle time-sensitive tasks. Ultimately, you’ll be responsible for the day-to-day management of our financial transactions and procedures.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with analytic approach.
Good command of English, both written and spoken.
Knowledge of change management principles, processes and techniques.
Ability to work in a dynamic and responsive environment.
Ability to work under pressure and respond to multiple tasks.
Strong planning and organisational skills, and analytical and evaluation abilities.
Ability to allocate and review priorities and meet deadlines.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Professional presentation and approach.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Assisting in the preparation of budgets. Managing records and receipts. Reconciling daily, monthly and yearly transactions.
Monitors inventory of office supplies and the purchasing of office equipment and supplies.
Prepare recurring reports as scheduled and special reports as required for budget preparation, audits or other reasons.
Conduct periodic financial analysis to identify and resolve issues, gaps or variances.
Manage cash controls as well as maintain bookkeeping up-to-date.
Ensure maintenance of the general and subsidiary ledgers.
Oversee the preparation of all financial statements, invoices, proposals, etc as required
Ensure account receivables and payables activities are performed accurately and timely
Ensure that financial transactions are properly updated and recorded.
Manage the preparation of balance sheets, income statements, expense reports, etc.
Ensure data integrity in all financial reporting.
Update financial records with recent transactions and changes.
Perform financial analysis, reporting, and management tasks.
Identify and resolve invoicing issues, accounting discrepancies, and other financial related
Coordinating AICP payroll administration.
Implementing controls of the supporting documents for payments and financial reports for
HARAKAT activities.
Design and developing appropriate financial management reports and prepare all reports to an
acceptable level of quality.
Review and supporting the development of financial management procedures and processes.
Providing financial information and advice for the costing of programme proposals where

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting or related field from a recognised University.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in finance and office management within a development
programme management environment.
Management of budgets and ability to prepare timely, complete and accurate reports.
Experience in generating financial statements and reports
Demonstrable proficiency with financial software’s such as QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel

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