Finance Officer

  OXUS Afghanistan
  Afghanistan Unspecified 1133
Date Posted:Dec 6, 2010
Reference:HQ - Finance Officer
Closing Date:Dec 30, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About OXUS Afghanistan:


OXUS Afghanistan started Operation in 2005 under support of ACTED, a development and relief NGO, which is operating in twenty five Countries of the world, and Microfinance Investment Support Facility for Afghanistan (MISFA). Currently, OXUS Afghanistan has a portfolio of over AFN 816 million with an outreach of about 22,000 customers managed through 19 Branches, 10 provinces. OXUS Afghanistan is a part of OXUS Group, a global network of Microfinance Institutions created by ACTED, a leading international NGO operating in 25 countries. OXUS Afghanistan was created with funding from the Microfinance Investment Support Facility for Afghanistan (MISFA), a Government Apex agency set up by international donors in 2003 in order to develop and support the microfinance sector in Afghanistan. OXUS Afghanistan Provides conventional and Islamic financing. OXUS -Afghanistan has individual and group lending which helps Afghan people have access to finance. OXUS-Afghanistan provides financing for youth and women as women improvement process and support them for better access to finance.

Job Summary:

See Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties & Responsibilities:

1)Finance responsibilities:
a)Accurately input all data provided from OXUS Branches into the financial software and produce appropriate monthly expenditure reports;
b)Conduct regular cash reconciliations with the cashier weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual;
c)Conduct reconciliations between the accounting and the loan tracking software;
d)Conduct monthly bank reconciliations;
e)Track all fixed assets, maintain proper inventory lists, and conduct regular amortization of these assets according to Afghan laws and OXUS Afghanistan policies;
f)Maintain strong cash management checks, including budgeting and projections, to ensure the liquidity of the organization;
g)Ensure to respect the current procedures of OXUS Afghanistan in all transactions;
h)Supervise cashier, check daily cash count report, manual cash books;
i)To maintain bank book;
j)Conduct monthly reconciliations between the accounting and loan tracking software; make sure of the correctness of the data entered by users;

2)Operational Responsibilities
•Daily consolidation reporting:
-Store the data in the server accordingly to its classification;
-Make sure they have received all the branches PAR and Delinquent reports ;
-Consolidate these reports in one PAR report and one Delinquent report;
-Update the “evolution sheets” for each branch;
•For the weekly disbursement report:
- Update the last weekly report with the effective disbursements of the past week with disbursement; report received from the branches;
•For the monthly report:
- Extract data from Octopus needed by the management for the monthly reports;

Job Requirement:

•A Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics;
•Understanding of financial statements and financial analysis;
•1 to 2 years experience in finance or Accounting;
•Good knowledge of double entry-accounting;
•Advanced computer skills;
•Fluency in English and Dari with strong written and verbal communication skills in both language;

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