Finance Assistant

Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 2510
Date Posted:May 14, 2017
Closing Date:May 26, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Welthungerhilfe(WHH):


Welthungerhilfe it is one of Germany's biggest non-governmental relief organizations. Non-profit making, politically independent and non-denominational, the organization is run by a Supervisory Board of honorary members under the patronage of the President of the Federal Republic of Germany. Its work is funded by private donations and public grants. Welthungerhilfe is working since the 1980’s continuously in Afghanistan and opened the first offices in 1992. Since this time Welthungerhilfe has implemented some 165 project in Afghanistan. Main fields of Welthungerhilfe intervention in Afghanistan are emergency relief, food and nutrition security, rural and regional development and water and sanitation.

Job Summary:

The Finance Assistant is responsible for providing support in the various Finance function.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Work closely with the Finance Officer to ensure smooth operation of all finance matters

Matching invoices to statements and purchase orders to invoices

Input accounting data into the accounting system with speed and accuracy

Assist in the production of financial statements and applications, preparation of spreadsheets, reports and correspondence as required

Plan, organize and manage own workload to ensure your contribution to the WHH’s monthly financial reporting process is achieved in a timely and accurate manner

Ensure swift payment of invoices

Resolution of finance related queries

Writing letters to Request for check books, preparing transfer forms for bank & some other bank related issues & updated list of bank accounts and sending of monthly hard copy payroll to Bank for further process.

Coordinating with Finance Officer in financial related issues, especially regarding, taxes and other issues.

Responsible for on time delivery of semi-annual reports to Coordination office

Sending monthly Roshan post-paid bill to respective person

Supporting Finance Officer preparing semi-annual report of the related projects for MOE

Preparing the refinancing table for the salary time sheet of the related project.

Filling, labelling and copying of the financial reports. Updating the table of budget and expenditure.

Collecting of the projects EOP’s and collecting for filing for all projects.

Provide financial support to team members

Any other duties that may be deemed appropriate to this role

Job Requirement:

Qualifications and Education Requirement

Bachelor in related professional field (Accounting/BBA/Economics)

Minimum Three years’ relevant experience in Finance or Accounting, working with NGOs are preferred.

Knowledge of Accounting software.

Good English language knowledge in written and verbal communication, and fluency in Dari and or Pashto.
Preferred Skills

Team building skills

problem solving and basic counseling skills

negotiations skills and effective verbal and listening communications skills

Computer skills including the ability to operate spreadsheets and word processing programs at a highly proficient level

Time management skills

Good mathematical skills.

Ability to work under pressure environment and with variety of people and situations.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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