Accountant

  ARD KCI
  Afghanistan Unspecified 1426
Date Posted:Feb 9, 2011
Reference:KCI-022
Closing Date:Feb 15, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About ARD KCI:

 

Tetra Tech ARD a US-based international development firm is implementing a USAID funded project; Kabul City Initiative Project (KCI) in Kabul-Afghanistan. The objectives of this project will be to create effective, responsive, democratic, transparent, accountable, municipal governance in Kabul City. KCI is supporting Kabul Municipality, which consists of a central administration and 22 administrative districts. Tetra Tech ARD will support Kabul City to increase institutional capacity, provide resources that allow Kabul City to deliver visible services, improve infrastructure, and increase city revenues.

Job Summary:

Responsibilities

The post will be responsible for processing all types of financial transactions including Data Entry, Payments and banking, using accounting package and assisting the Senior Accountant in all areas of financial accounting and financial control.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Principle Duties and Tasks


• Assisting in the closing of monthly accounts and preparing financial statements.
• Reconciling and reviewing suspense accounts and ensuring that proper clearance procedures have been followed.
• Reviewing various accounting transactions, e. g., payroll, final payments, travel claims, etc., to ensure correctness of disbursements and adherence to relevant staff rules, financial regulations and rules, administrative instructions and practices;
• Assisting in the processing of payments to Suppliers/Subcontractors and vendors for goods and services;
• Keeping up-to-date on documents/reports/guidelines/Audit Files in an appropriate manner.
• Performing Inventory and Property Purchase Report monthly reconciliation
• And performing other duties requested by the Senior Accountant.
• Professionalism-Thorough knowledge in the use and application of the Organization’s financial regulations and rules as well as accounting policies and practices.
• Ability to work under pressure and cope with deadlines Commitment to continuous learning–Initiative and willingness to learn new skills.
• Any other tasks assign by your supervisor.

Job Requirement:

Qualifications

Education: College degree in accounting, finance or similar field is (relevant experience and another university degree may substitute for the degrees mentioned).


Experience: Minimum of 3 years experience in an equivalent position. Experience with accounting software is preferred but not required. Experience working in a similar position for an NGO or an international organization is preferred. Must 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.

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Language Excellent Language proficiency in spoken and written Dari, Pashto and English is a requirement

Communication Listen to others, interpreting correctly messages and responding appropriately; pose questions for clarification, and exhibit interest in having two-way communication.

Other Skills Identification, organization, and execution of priority activities and assignments with minimal direct supervision, adjusting priorities as required

Allocation of appropriate amount of time and resources for the completion of assigned tasks

Ability to work collaborative with colleagues at all levels to achieve project goals

Tactfulness, Enthusiasm to the job. Good Human Relation skills, integrity and ability to work under pressure.


Job Location:

Afghanistan
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