Head of Administration and Finance

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 698
Date Posted:Jul 14, 2020
Closing Date:Jul 27, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Management,Accounting/Finance ,Business Administration
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:5 - 10 Years
Contract Duration:1 year(s)
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About ATR Consulting:

Assess, Transform, Reach is a development consulting firm which specializes in socioeconomic research, monitoring & evaluation (M&E), polling, capacity development, and strategic advisory. Since its founding in 2012, ATR has implemented more than 200 projects and conducted activities across 20 countries for clients such as the United Nations, governments (Afghanistan, USA, France), multilateral donors (World Bank, ADB), development contractors, international and local NGOs, and the private sector. ATR provides services in sectors ranging from public health and education to subnational governance, migration, and economic development. While the core of its operations remains in Afghanistan, ATR has also opened offices in Mali and the UAE to support its expansion.

Job Summary:

The Head of Administration and Finance will Provide guidance to Director of Operations and General Manager on strategic business directions by conducting financial planning, analysis, forecasting, developing scenarios to inform decision making, and advising on key directions and options for development. S/he will interview the new applicants and will be involved in the recruitment of new staff, staff performance evaluation, ensure appropriate internal controls, maintain an efficient governance system and develop, update and implement ATR policies.

Duties & Responsibilities:


1.      Represent ATR with partners, clients, government, auditors, public officials, banks, etc.

2.      Organize weekly operations, finance, and management meetings


1.      Develop, update and implement ATR policies

2.      Maintain an efficient governance system

3.      Ensure appropriate internal controls


1.      Ensure compliance with government regulations

2.      Manage ATR’s annual organizational budget

3.      Generate monthly, quarterly, yearly financial reports

4.      Generate monthly financial project reports

5.      Oversee internal audit activities

6.      Cash flow management

7.      Oversee procurement

8.      Provide guidance to the Director of Operations and General Manager on strategic business directions.


1.      Manage contracts with clients and suppliers and solicit legal advice when needed to ensure compliance with applicable government rules and regulations

2.      Supervise and manage assets records

3.      Manage logistic team and logistic related activities

4.      Update and manage field transportation tracker

5.      Maintain ATR filing

6.      Maintain IT systems

7.      Maintain ATR web presence

Human Resources

1.      Supervise personnel

2.      Supervise career management

3.      Maintain the database of field staff

4.      Validate payrolls


1.      Understand and mitigate key elements of the company’s risk profile

2.      Ensure the vetting of personnel and suppliers

3.      Incident management, as required, including identification of lessons from past incidents and revising incidents response plans accordingly

Job Requirement:

1.      Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related fields, Masters preferred 

2.      At least 5 to 10 years of financial and operations management experience

3.      Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, Dari, and Pashto

4.      Proven ability to produce budget plans and reports

5.      Strong financial and accounting background

6.      Knowledge of best practices in human resources management.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

7.      Demonstrated leadership ability – ability to motivate staff

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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