Director of Finance and Administration

Master's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 763
Date Posted:Feb 7, 2019
Closing Date:Feb 15, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Afghanistan Center for Excellence:

Afghanistan Center for Excellence (ACE) provides training and capacity development, strategic management advisory and human resources management services to privat, governmental, and semi governmental sectors. ACE is headquartered in Kabul with presence in Jalalabad, Mazar, Herat and Kandahar. Everything we do at ACE is premised on our key core principles of honesty, fairness, commitment to excellence and accountability. Adopting an employee-driven model reflects these principles. Exceeding the customer’s expectation, going the extra mile for a client, respect for fellow colleagues and willingness to innovate remains our priorities. We believe in empowering and making a difference. We aim to become a leading firm in developing sustainable enterprises and a demand driven workforce in Afghanistan. We provide turnkey solutions and cater to the needs of Afghan private and public sectors, NGOs and the international community operating in Afghanistan. ACE has and continues to implement and serve dozens of projects and clients all over Afghanistan.

Job Summary:


Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Manage and lead the Finance and Administration, Procurement and HR Team on a daily basis ensuring that the team performs at best

Participate in senior management meetings and provide strategic guidance to the firm’s leadership with sufficient, accurate and timely financial analysis

Conduct monthly, quarterly and annual cash inflow and outflow projections and advise the CEO for strategic decisions using the analysis

Ensure that the accounts receivables are managed and conducted on time by processing the invoices and collecting on the invoices from clients in a timely manner

Hold monthly sessions with the team and build the team’s capacity in finance, HR, Administration and procurement

Develop budgets for the financial portion ofproject proposals and assist the Business Development Manager by submitting the proposal budget on time

Work with the Project Coordinators/Project Managers to ensure that the approved budget, payment schedule, financial reporting and other financial plans of the project are implemented according to the signed contract with the client

Provide financial information to description and prepare financial reports that will be attached to the invoices while billing clients

Provide trainings in Finance, Audit, Administration and HR to beneficiaries in cases where ACE bids for and wins such projects

Prepare ACE for tax filing on a monthly basis and ensure that ACE clears its taxes with MoF on an annual basis

Announce external audits and host the audit to ensure that ACE undergoes a clean annual statutory audit

Review the policies of HR, Finance, Procurement and Administration and with assistance from the CEO update all the policies, procedures, policies and templates

Conduct internal control measures ensuring transparent, accurate and compliant financial and management control system

Attend project negotiation and contracting meetings with clients and negotiate contracts in favor of ACE

We will balance and adjust the above activities as needed, however the candidate should be able to multi-task and balance multiple, competing priorities.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Education and Competency

Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance/MS in Accounting/ACCA/Master of
Commerce (M-Com)

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting with 7 years of relevant work experience

Auditing experience and Financial Analysis experience will be a plus

Knowledge of Afghan tax law/procedures will be a plus

High level of MS Excel knowledge is required

Quickbook knowledge is required


At least 5 years demonstrated experience in financial management, preferably in the development field

Experience with project management finances preferred


Fluency in English, Pashto/Dari (written and oral) is required

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