Accountant

  Afghanistan Unspecified 332
Date Posted:Jun 9, 2010
Reference:01057
Closing Date:Jun 16, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About FINCA Afghanistan:

Founded: 2008  www.finca.org

Job Summary:

NA

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Maintain all accounting records for branch including input of data and production of correct account balances, ensuring transparency, accuracy and completeness.
• Supervise all accounting and finance activities of all FINCA Afghanistan Regional related branches and sub-offices.
• Particularly maintain strict separation of and accounting and reporting for loan capital funds and operating funds.
• Prepare and check all end-of-month portfolio report for FINCA Afghanistan Regional offices, including donors but not limited to MISFA.
• Implement all accounting and finance policies, procedures and systems.
• Train relevant staff in the accounting and finance policies, procedures and systems.
• Supervise all activities of Tellers, branch and sub-office accounting and Data Entry personal, and other staff as appointed.
• Prepare daily financial reports and schedules including, but not limited to, Arrears Report, Portfolio Report and Cash Reconciliation Report.
• Calculate salary incentives for Credit Department staff.
• Maintain loan portfolio and prepare loan portfolio reconciliations ensuring accuracy and completeness on a daily basis.
• Conduct cash counts for Operations, Reflow and Expatriate accounts in dollars and Afghanis.
• Prepare Cash Book reconciliations on a daily basis.
• Prepare Cash Flow reports on a weekly basis.
• Prepare data for Cash Funds Request report.
• Conduct Bank Statement reconciliations.
• Devise, implement and maintain payment voucher system.
• Review all expenditure documents, including receipts, vouchers and advances.
• Reconcile and clear cash advances and imprest funds.
• Maintain Drop Safe and Drop Safe procedures.
• Prepare the documentation for and oversee the transfers of funds from all banks within the regions and branches.
• Prepare certain financial reports on a regular and/or monthly basis as assigned by the Regional Accountant and/or Chief Accountant.
• Facilitate and coordinate with the Credit Department, Branch Manager, Operations Manager and Office Administration Manager to insure efficient operations and open communications.
• Maintain professional, high performance standards in quality of work, input of data and output of financial reports and products.
• All other tasks as assigned by the Country Director and/or Chief Finance Officer.

Job Location:

Afghanistan

Qualifications:

• Degree in accounting or related field
• At least 6 month book keeping experience.
• Must have basic knowledge of book keeping.
• Knowledge of preparing basic reports.
• Fluency in Dari; Intermediate knowledge of English and Pashto desired.
• Detail-oriented, honest and responsible.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Computer skills and experience in spreadsheets, MS-office and database systems desired.
• Ability to learn quickly, strong self-training readiness.

Job Keywords:

Finance
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