Finance Officer

  Afghanistan Unspecified 312
Date Posted:Feb 8, 2011
Reference:016
Closing Date:Feb 12, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Mercy Corps Afghanistan :

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Job Summary:

Responsible for all accounting and financial management of the MC Mazar office
Accounting Management – ensuring financial data is properly recorded on timely basis
Review all Mazar office invoices and vouchers and make sure that all invoices are supported by proper and required documents
Monitor and control expenses to ensure all are according to the proper cost centres as assigned by MC Regional Finance in country office

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

 Responsible for all accounting and financial management of the MC Mazar office
 Accounting Management – ensuring financial data is properly recorded on timely basis
 Review all Mazar office invoices and vouchers and make sure that all invoices are supported by proper and required documents
 Establish and maintain proper filing and documentation system according to MC policies and procedures
 Prepare vouchers for all invoices and payment documents.
 Write checks for the bank vouchers and maintain journals for all bank accounts
 Prepare bank reconciliations for Mazar office bank accounts
 File all the vouchers in files and label them as per MC labelling and filing system
 Prepare monthly ledger and closing documents
 Ensure that all financial data is recorded accurately as budgeted
 Performing daily cash counts
 Routine reconciliation of cash advances – ensure all cash advances are cleared at the end of every month
 Assist in audits and locate the marked vouchers for the auditors
 Coordinate closely with Finance Department in Kabul
 Ensure that the Finance Department is run in a professional, transparent and responsible manner
 Provide verbal and written translation support for documents, contracts, meeting, statements, records, etc. as requested
 Prepare comprehensive, accurate and timely monthly reports.
 Develop annual and monthly plans and implement the financial policies, systems and procedures of the organization according to the MC Finance Manual
 Coordinate with Program Management/Deputy Program Manager and HR Officer to ensure accuracy of coding, salaries and payments
 Ensure properly documented CFW payment with the coordination of Program Manager and Infrastructure Manager, ensuring all laborers are paid on time
 Review, verify and confirm all financial data entered
 Monitor and control expenses to ensure all are according to the proper cost centres as assigned by MC Regional Finance in country office
 Other duties as assigned.

Job Location:

Afghanistan

Qualifications:

 Must have a bachelor’s degree (Bsc/BA) in the relevant field. Must have demonstrated understanding of procurement ethics and good managerial skills with a diverse team and large flow of information and activities; must be able to work independently and prioritize, show initiative; experience in an NGO setting; A strong understanding of donor compliance and budgets is required, Report writing; ability to make recommendations for improvement; strong computer (MS Office), filing, and organizational skills; excellent spoken and written English; willingness to travel throughout the project areas in Kapisa

Job Keywords:

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