ADMIN/FINANCE ASSISTANT

  DAI
Bachelor's Degree   Balkh, Afghanistan Full Time 614
Date Posted:Mar 25, 2020
Reference:DAI/ACEBA
Closing Date:Apr 8, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Accounting/Finance
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:NTA, Grade E
Years of Experience:3 - 5 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About DAI:

Founded:  

BACKGROUND:

DAI is implementing the USAID funded Afghanistan Competitiveness of Export-Oriented Businesses Activity (ACEBA) Program. The objective of this program is to enhance capacities of Afghan exporters and micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) associated with export-oriented value chains, such as carpets, marble and granite, precious stones and jewelry, textiles, and cashmere as a means of promoting sustainable economic growth and increasing employment.


Job Summary:

PURPOSE

The Admin/Finance Assistant is responsible for the financial, clerical and administrative tasks in ACEBA Regional office in Mazar-i-Sharif. S/he will handle petty cash disbursements, advances, and maintain accurate records of payments and replenishment. S/he will provide assistance to the regional team to maintain daily office functions. 


Skills Required:

Analytical Thinking

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:

• Previous experience with financial duties, including handling of petty cash 

• Ability to respond effectively to the time sensitive inquiries 

• An extremely well organized and self-directed individual with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus


Duties & Responsibilities:

OBJECTIVE AND DUTIES: 

• Handles daily financial, clerical, and administrative duties 

• Coordinates logistical and travel support 

• Monitors office equipment and supplies 

• Handles petty cash disbursements and reporting

• Ensure that proper approval signatures are obtained and that both parties: Payer and Receiver verify the cash amount of the transaction.

• Accurately record petty cash transactions and report disbursements weekly to Finance Manager in Kabul.

• Handles routine administrative tasks, to include calls, mail, and electronic communications and routing messages and information to appropriate individuals 

• Other tasks as required.


Job Location:

Afghanistan, Balkh

Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration with 3 years’ relevant experience or overall 5 years of experience in a related field. 

• Previous experience with financial duties, including handling of petty cash 

• Ability to respond effectively to the time sensitive inquiries 

• An extremely well organized and self-directed individual with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus

• Fluency in English is required; Dari and/or Pashto preferred 

• Previous experience with USAID-funded projects is a plus

REPORTING: 

• The position is based in Mazar-e Sharif Regional Office and reports to the Regional Export and Acceleration Director. 


Job Keywords:

ADMIN/FINANCE ASSISTANT

Submission Guideline:

To apply: Please send your CV & Covering letter to below email address and include Admin/Finance Assistant - Mazar in the subject line of the application


Note: Applications without specific subject line will not be considered

Submission Email:

  ACEBARecruitment@dai.com