Financial Management Officer

  National Water Affairs Regulation Authority (NWARA)
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 493
Date Posted:Jun 28, 2020
Closing Date:Jul 16, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Business Administration
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:4 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About National Water Affairs Regulation Authority (NWARA):


The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Ministry of Energy & Water has received a grant from the International Development Association toward the cost of Irrigation Restoration and Development Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this “grant” to payments for hiring the services of following qualified national individual consultants.

Job Summary:

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

National Water Affairs Regulation Authority (NWARA)

Request for “Expressions of Interest” for National Individual Consultants

Organization: Program Coordination Unit (PCU)

Project: Irrigation Restoration and Development Project (IRDP)

Reference No.: NWARA/PCU/REOI/321

Announcement Date: 28 - June-2020 Closing Date: 16-July-2020

Nationality: Afghanistan

Duration: End of December 2020

Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Designing, establishing and maintaining a appropriate project financial management system including internal controls, budgeting, accounting, reporting and auditing;
  • Maintaining up-to-date project accounting books and records for all project activities;
  • Preparation of the project financial statements and related project reports including FMRs on a regular basis;
  • Preparing Financial Management manual;
  • Consolidating project financial statements and related project reports when required;
  • Submitting project financial statements and related project reports to Donors for review in a timely manner;
  • Monitoring and reporting the disbursement status and progress to the project directors and Donors as required;
  • Ensuring that disbursement procedures are in accordance with Donors requirements;
  • Managing and maintaining the Projects Designated Account (DA);
  • Preparing withdrawal applications and monthly bank reconciliation statement in a timely manner;
  • Assisting and working with external auditors to complete the annual audit for the project in a timely manner;
  • Submitting the annual project audit report to donors in accordance with the requirement;
  • Keeping and filing all accounting vouchers, records, forms, supporting documents and other relevant financial documents in a systematic manner;
  • Follow up with concerned government departments and the donors on financial management and disbursement issues when required.
  • Coordinating with, providing necessary training or assistance to other F&A Staff on project financial management and disbursement.
  • Training staff from the Finance Directorate on financial management of projects.

Job Requirement:

• Bachelors degree IN Business Administration, Accounting OR or above in Finance,

• At least 4 years of relevant work experience in finance and accounting field

• Good understanding and previous work experience in preparation of financial statements including statements which link the financial to non-financial information;

• Fluency in English and Pashto or Dari (listening, reading, writing, speaking); 

• High integrity and accountability, good team work spirit. 

• Good knowledge of business operations in Afghanistan, the Government’s accounting policies and procedures, and knowledge of and experience with donors’ financial management and disbursement procedures and policies.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Submission Guideline:

The Program Coordination Unit (PCU) of Project: Irrigation Restoration and Development Project (IRDP) under National Water Affairs Regulation Authority (NWARA) now invites National eligible consultants to indicate their interest. Interested eligible candidates must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services and are invited to submit their CV (Curriculum Vitae), including employment records, description of similar assignments carried out, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills etc.

The covering application letter should indicate that he meets all the required qualifications and experience (as mentioned above) quoting references to various paragraphs of CV to demonstrate this.

A consultant will be selected in accordance with Section V Selection of Individual Consultants procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (May 2004 as revised in October 2006 and May 2010).

Interested eligible consultants may obtain further information from the address below during the office hours 08:00 am to 16:30 pm from Saturday to Thursday or by e-mail.

Expressions of interest must be delivered or sent by e-mail to the address below no later than



Eng. Najeeb Ahmad Sherzad

Acting Director of Program Coordination Unit (PCU)

National Water Affairs Regulation Authority (NWARA)

Phone: 0711066528

Emil address:

CVs send to

Abdull Hadi Salehzai

HR Officer for PCU.

Phone: 0708341012 

Submission Email: ,