Finance Officer

  Afghanistan Unspecified 222
Date Posted:Jan 4, 2011
Closing Date:Jan 21, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: false
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About AISA:


Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) began as an agency that provided licenses to companies wishing to invest in Afghanistan. AISA has now evolved into a pro-active institution on promoting and attracting investment to Afghanistan. AISA, having its main office in Kabul and regional offices in Herat, Kandahar, Mazar-i-sharif, Nangharhar, Khost, Kunduz, Paktia, Faryab and Helmand province, delivers a wide range of services to investors all over the country.

Job Summary:

The Finance Officer under the direct supervision Finance Manager and undertaking all the responsibility of the financial operations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Administer and monitor the financial system in order to ensure that the
• Administer employee files and records in order to ensure accurate payment of benefits
And allowances.
• Assist the Finance Manger in preparation of the budget.
• Assist the Finance Manger in Implementing financial policies and procedures
• Establish, maintain and reconcile the general ledger
• Making and preparing Regional Offices voucher
• Prepare and reconcile bank statements
• Assist the Finance Manger in Establishing and maintaining the supplier account
• Processes supplier invoices
• Maintain the purchase order system
• Ensure data is entered into the system
• Issue cheques for all accounts due
• Ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into the computerized
Accounting system
• Assist with the annual audit
• Returns to relevant government departments
• Maintain the computerized accounting system
• Maintain financial files and records
• Issue, code and authorize purchase orders of procurement department
• Reconcile the accounts payable
• Reconcile the accounts receivable
• Reconcile weekly deposits
• Finance officer would if need to deal with Government Audit and accounting department and Ministry of Finance on taxation, income tax and other issues.

Job Requirement:

Bachelors Degree in Finance and Accounting B.Com or BBA or Bsc Economics with a minimum of 3- years of experience in the finance, Accounting, auditing public and multinational organization.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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
• preparation of financial reports
• administration of employee benefits
• payroll systems and reporting
• office administration
• an understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures

Communication Skills Required for Finance Officer
The incumbent must have good communications in:
• Good Knowledge of Public Account(Ministry of Finance, other relevant departments)
• Excellent written communication skills in Pashto and Dari

The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:
• analytical and problem solving skills
• decision making skills
• effective verbal and listening communications skills
• effective written communications skills
computer skills including the ability to operate computerized accounting, spreadsheet and word processing programs at a highly proficient level

Job Location:

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