Finance Manager

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 2865
Date Posted:Aug 29, 2018
Reference:MEC 007
Closing Date:Oct 30, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Moraa Educational Complex:

Moraa Educational Complex

Job Summary:

The Finance Manager is responsible for the budget planning, and supports the MEC executive management team by offering insights and financial advice. This might involve advising on investments, savings, taxation, financial planning, budgeting and other related services

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

Computerized accounting programs

Accounts payable and accounts receivables

Generally accepted accounting principles

Fund accounting

Preparation of financial statements, reports, payroll systems

An understanding of relevant government legislation, policies and procedures
Desirable Qualifications

Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.

Experience in government and commercial proposal support

Advanced Excel skills, ability to work with lookups and pivot tables.

Understanding of budgets as they relate to proposals

Ability to seamlessly work independently or part of a team in a fast-paced environment

A clear, proactive communicator with strong interpersonal skills

Able to work independently, as a leader and as a member of a team

Capable to work with minimal supervision, including demonstrating flexibility, accountability, initiative, and self-motivation to identify and execute tasks

Able to manage multiple and shifting priorities and meet high quality standards while working variable and longer hours under tight deadlines

Excellent written and oral communications skills.

Excellent communication in English required.

Strong attention to detail & decision-making skills

The ability to communicate, negotiate, analyze, elaborate and present reports and statements

Ability to quickly adapt to change.

Supervisory and Team building skills

Accounting and bookkeeping skills

Time/Stress management skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office software; Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Ability to work in a highly volatile, fast-paced environment

Self-disciplined with the ability to work independently, meet deadlines and work extra hours if needed

Executes professional standards at all times: attire, communication, behavior

Experience in editing professional and business writing

Strong organizational skills that demonstrates a high level of accuracy and attention

Ability to work collegially under strict deadline pressure and handle multiple work assignments

Experience working in a high-paced environment with proper time management and organizational skills

Duties & Responsibilities:

Administer and monitor the financial system in order to ensure that the campus finances are maintained in an accurate and timely manner.
Maintain the accounts payable and accounts receivable systems in order to ensure complete and accurate records of all moneys
Administer employee payroll, files and records in order to ensure accurate payment of benefits and allowances
Main Activities:

Assist with preparation of the budget and appropriate implementation of the financial policies and procedures. Establish and maintain cash controls, maintain and reconcile the general ledger

Monitor cash reserves and investments and producing long-term business plans.

Prepare and reconcile bank statements and controlling income, cash flow and expenditure.

Establish and maintain supplier accounts and processes supplier invoices

Issue cheques for all accounts due and maintain the purchase order system.

Ensure security for all credit cards and verify charges

Ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into the computerized accounting system

Developing and managing financial systems/models

Prepare income statements and the balance sheets, financial reports & assist with the annual audit

Maintain financial files and records, Ensure the safeguarding of all transactions, Issue, code and authorize purchase orders, Reconcile the accounts payable, Prepare journal summaries, Reconcile the accounts receivable, Compile source documents, Issue receipts, Reconcile weekly deposits

Monitor the day-to-day financial operations within the company, such as payroll, invoicing, and other transactions

Oversee financial department employees, including financial assistants and accountants

Contract outside services for tax preparation, auditing, banking, investments, and other financial needs as necessary

Track the company's financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement

Seek out methods for minimizing financial risk to the company

Research and analyze financial reports and market trends

Provide insight full information and expectations to senior executives to aid in long-term and short-term decision making

Analyze financial performance against key business metrics and document pertinent financial highlights that will enable management to determine progress against budgets.

Identify, investigate, and analyze potential operational improvement. As appropriate, based on findings make proposal for operational changes (policy, procedures, processes, etc.)

Submit the proposed budget and assist the overall financial planning process

Maintain a strategic financial plan that will indicate the trends and requirements of the campus development plan and will forecast future year budgets

Identify additional finance required to fund the campus’s proposed activities

Present timely and fully costed proposals, recommendations or bids

Perform all other duties as assigned and required.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Audit, Accounting, business administration or related field (MBA preferred)

Overall 5-15 yrs experience.

5+ years in Finance/Account management

Experience with Finance programs such as Quick Book is a plus

The successful candidate will be fully qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA) and likely to come from an Audit background.

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