Finance/Grant Assistant

  World Vision International Afghanistan
  Afghanistan Unspecified 527
Date Posted:Sep 1, 2010
Reference:WVI032
Closing Date:Sep 11, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:2
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: false
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About World Vision International Afghanistan:

 

Job Summary:

PURPOSE OF POSITION

To help ensure good stewardship, transparency and accountability of financial resources by:
• Managing the day-to-day financial activities FIRUP II Project
• Implementing financial policies, procedures and systems that promote good stewardship and internal control for FIRUP Project as well as compliance to USAID grant requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities:

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

• Assist the Finance Officer with production of financial reports based on the sun template entries.
• Prepare attendance sheet for daily laborers and submit for immediate supervisor approval
• Prepare labor distribution reports for all wages and salaries
• Prepare payment sheet for beneficiaries and submit for Project Manager approval
• Prepare checks for payment/ cash payment vouchers and submit for approval or for signature by authorized signatories
• Will effect the distribution of checks or payment vouchers to daily laborer at project site.
• Responsible for the Custody of check books for FIRUP project
• Implement the WV financial policies and procedures and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
• Prepare and generate vouchers and code them according to the donor codes and appropriate accounting codes.
• Ensure the correct calculation and payment of zonal National staff salary tax and tax of rent to the government bank account before the deadlines.
• Ensure to send the hard copies of all financial transaction to the main office on a monthly basis.
• Make sure that all the payments are paid and supporting documents are all stamped “paid” and all transactions are properly signed based upon the LOA before it is sent to Herat.
• Make sure to coordinate with zonal project responsible staff to provide you their monthly cash projection, and to follow up that their projected expenses has taken place properly.
• Ensure that financial records provide clear documentation and approvals and that internal control procedures are followed.
• Ensure that all transaction are properly referenced By location, by Journal type, funding source, and projects.
• Make sure all vouchers are filed properly and kept safe.
• Make sure to follow the Grant T and A codes and log frame for charging.
• Conducts all business payments according to WVAFGO policy.
• To give total financial support and advise to the Zone and assistant Zone and project Manager.
• Carry out additional responsibilities as assigned by the finance manager.

Job Requirement:

QUALIFICATIONS
Strongly Preferred
Education/Credentials
• Diploma in Finance or business or similar qualifications
Experience
• 1-3 years accounting experience.

Critical Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Thorough and demonstrated knowledge of accounting principles, financial systems and practical knowledge of electronics and financial systems and internal financial controls and procedures.
• Knowledge of MS Office, Lotus Notes and computerized accounting systems.
• Ability to work effectively with minimal direction.
• Strong communication skills in English (oral and written).
• Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment.
• Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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