|Date Posted:||Feb 9, 2011|
|Closing Date:||Feb 15, 2011|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableUSD|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||false|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
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.
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
â€¢ Assisting in the closing of monthly accounts and preparing financial statements.
â€¢ Reconciling and reviewing suspense accounts and ensuring that proper clearance procedures have been followed.
â€¢ 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;
â€¢ Assisting in the processing of payments to Suppliers/Subcontractors and vendors for goods and services;
â€¢ Keeping up-to-date on documents/reports/guidelines/Audit Files in an appropriate manner.
â€¢ Performing Inventory and Property Purchase Report monthly reconciliation
â€¢ And performing other duties requested by the Senior Accountant.
â€¢ Professionalism-Thorough knowledge in the use and application of the Organizationâ€™s financial regulations and rules as well as accounting policies and practices.
â€¢ Ability to work under pressure and cope with deadlines Commitment to continuous learningâ€“Initiative and willingness to learn new skills.
â€¢ Any other tasks assign by your supervisor.
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.
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.