ACCOUNTANT

  Sarey
  Afghanistan Unspecified 482
Date Posted:Jan 26, 2011
Reference:11.17
Closing Date:Feb 3, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Sarey:

Job Summary:

PURPOSE:
The Accountant will perform pre-auditing of daily transactions in the ASI Finance office. Compliance of his/her duties will contribute to accountability and successful and timely payments in accordance with DAI policy and procedures

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Accountant will perform the following functions but not limited to:
•Perform financial reviews or pre-audit tasks on invoices, PRFs and RFPs for payment
•Verify that supporting documentation for payment requests are original, complete and correct
•Verify that amounts claimed for payment are well calculated, eligible, reasonable and allowable
•Track all expenditures made through office in a financial journal
•Serve as cashier for office
•Prepare the periodic petty cash expense report
•Perform the monthly cash count of the petty cash fund for submission to the finance management unit (FMU)
•Prepare the periodic revolving fund for tickets expense report for submission to the finance management Unit (FMU) as well as its monthly reconciliation
•Receive recording wire transfers received from the FMU and make payments to suppliers of services and/or goods
•Manage payroll distribution for office staff
•Other tasks as assigned by the Senior Finance Manager.

Job Requirement:

EDUCATION
•University degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant field preferable. Secondary school degree with extensive relevant experience can be substituted for university degree.

WORK EXPERIENCE
•Minimum of 5 years experience in an equivalent position. Experience working in a similar position for an NGO or an international organization is preferred. USAID funded project experience is a clear plus. Must have willingness to travel to DAI Afghanistan field offices on DAI business. Must also have the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment. In addition, must be flexible, willing to perform other duties and work irregular hours.

SKILLS
•Good computer skills
•Good communication skills
•Excellent organizational skills
•Good interpersonal skills
•Problem solving skills
•Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
•Ability to create a supportive working relationship with all project teams
•Ability to work under pressure

LANGUAGES
•Proficiency in spoken and written Pashto and English required, Dari a plus.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•None
REPORTING:
•Reports directly to Regional Finance Manager

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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