Accountant

  Afghanistan SUPPORT-II Project
  Afghanistan Unspecified 253
Date Posted:Jan 18, 2010
Reference:SUPPORT-Accountant 001
Closing Date:Jan 29, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Nationality:International
Salary Range:40000 - 80000 USD undefined
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Afghanistan SUPPORT-II Project:

 

Job Summary:

Apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports by compiling information and utilizing appropriate accounting control procedures.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Prepare monthly closing and cost accounting reports.
2. Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, and document business transactions.
3. In conjunction with the project’s home offices in Washington DC, establish, maintain, and coordinate the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures.
4. Monitor and review accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness.
5. Prepare and review budget, revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices, and other accounting documents.
6. Explain billing invoices and accounting policies to staff, vendors and clients.
7. Resolve accounting discrepancies.
8. Recommend, develop and maintain financial data bases, computer software systems and manual filing systems.
9. Interact with home office financial office’s internal and external auditors in completing audits.
10. Provide accounting policy orientation for new staff.
11. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirement:

1. Knowledge and experience of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
2. Computer literacy and knowledge of financial and accounting software applications – specifically QuickBooks.
3. Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections. This is normally acquired through a combination of the completion of a Bachelor's Degree/College Certificate in accounting and three to five years of accounting experience.
4. Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule.
5. English language competency.
6. Competency in national languages.
7. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (honesty, trustworthiness, hardworking, integrity, punctuality, etc.)

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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