Finance Officer

  Pajhwok Afghan News
  Afghanistan Unspecified 205
Date Posted:Jun 5, 2010
Reference:19/2010
Closing Date:Jun 13, 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:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Pajhwok Afghan News:

 

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of Chief Admin Officer) the incumbent will be responsible for the management of a group of Afghan News editors.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of Chief Admin Officer) the incumbent will be responsible for the management of a group of Afghan News editors.
Major responsibilities include:
• Process all cash transactions and wire transfer payments of the specified project
• Process daily transaction, prepare vouchers and keep separate financial record of the project.
• Ensure the security measures of all project funds are maintained.
• Make recommendations to the Finance Manager regarding improvements to the cash safety and disbursement procedures.
• Ensure that project vendors are paid on time.
• Track advances of the project and record them in the sheet with all necessary information.
• Ensure that proper approval signatures are obtained and that both parties, Payer and Receiver, verify the cash amount of the transaction.
• Enter all transactions into the accounting system (QuickBooks); identify the proper account codes for each transaction.
• Ensure that the employee salary list is updated.
• Ensure that salary is disbursed to all employees on schedule.
• At the end of the payment period or last working day of a month collect all employees’ time sheets, check coding and approval signatories.
• File all salary information according to outlined filling procedures.
• Keep all salary related information strictly confidential.
• Calculate and distribute travel advances on return clearance.
• Coordinate with Inventory and Logistic Officer to ensure fixed assets lists are consistent and that a yearly inventory of assets is being performed.
• Maintain the appropriate documentation, receipts and customs declaration for all fixed assets purchased.
• Record inventory items into project tracking system.
• Ensure that all reporting requirements are met while implementing proper reporting procedures and maintaining quality.

Job Requirement:

• Bachelor’s degree or advanced certificates in accounting and finance is preferred
• Minimum 2 years experience in the relevant field at national and international organizations
• Ability to operate the financial software (QuickBooks) is mandatory
• Strong proficiency in English, Pashto and Dari is required
• Able to work late hours when required
• Capable of handling pressure and prioritizing activities to meet the deadlines
• Having team work spirit.

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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