Finance Officer

  Afghanistan Unspecified 614
Date Posted:Oct 10, 2010
Closing Date:Oct 16, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Administrative
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About EDC:


Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) is a global nonprofit organization that designs, delivers and evaluates innovative programs to address some of the world’s most urgent challenges in education, health, and economic opportunity. Working with public-sector and private partners, we harness the power of people and systems to improve education, health promotion and care, workforce preparation, communications technologies, and civic engagement. EDC conducts 350 projects in 35 countries around the world. The Skills Training for Afghan Youth (STAY Positive) project works to mobilize and strengthen at-risk youth to contribute to the economic development and security of Afghanistan. To achieve its goal of engaging and preparing youth for their roles in the world of work, society and family life, STAY Positive provides education and workforce development opportunities for out-of-school youth, builds the capacity of existing vocational education centers, enhances gender awareness and participation and helps strengthen the capacity of Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan ministries to better support youth programs. First year program activities will be carried out in Nangarhar, Kunar, Laghman and Kandahar.

Job Summary:

Responsible for the over all financial issues and transactions.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1) Manage the preparation and submission of the STAY Afghanistan monthly expenditure reports, ensuing that they are accurate.

2) Ensure that transactions are appropriately recorded in a computerized accounting system and ensure that accounting and procurement standards, procedures and policies are followed and implemented.

3) Develop a plan to monitor all project-related funds. Design and manage prefect audits and financial reviews.

4) Conduct regular and surprise cash counts and verify Cash in safe.

5) Review staff payroll, prepare pay slips and transfer staff salaries to their accounts upon authorization.

6) Prepare monthly and regular reports of Expense Vouchers, Advance Vouchers, and Bank Vouchers.

7) Reconcile all ledger accounts in QuickBooks specially Receivable and payable Accounts.

8) Perform any other related duties assigned by line supervisor

Job Requirement:

1) Should have knowledge of Quick books
2) Should have minimum of 4 years experience with recognized institutions.
3) Ability to work in a team, ability to work under pressure to meet the deadlines and excellent interpersonal skills are required.
4) Solid computer skill can be a plus

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