Local Accountant

  FLAG International
  Afghanistan Unspecified 390
Date Posted:Jul 8, 2010
Closing Date:Jul 14, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:General
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: false
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About FLAG International:


FLAG International Afghanistan (FIA) is an AISA registered non-governmental organization based in Kabul. FIA provides entrepreneurs, businesses and community groups with business planning, financial instruction and career training opportunities in order to maximize their economic, social and entrepreneurial potential. FIA is also a facilitating partner under the National Solidarity Program, which provides capacity building, infrastructure improvements and technical expertise to communities throughout Afghanistan. In addition, FIA is engaged in agricultural extension training in conjunction with the Ministry of Agriculture, Information and Livestock, engaging with farming communities on new agricultural methods, tools and techniques.

Job Summary:

Local Accountant

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Provide assistance to Chief Technical Advisor and Deputy Technical Advisor necessary to achieve project goals in a timely and efficient manner;
• Responsible to record all the authorized financial transactions into the program accounting system;
• Manage project ledger and records, including monthly and annual financial reports for project managers and Clients;
• Prepare and monitor project budget
• Track project expenditures, manage petty cash records, and reconcile bank statements
• Manage payroll for project staff
• Check proper bills and supporting documents while recording in the cash book or bank book for receipt and making payments;
• Responsible to ensure compliance of local financial and tax laws and other applicable rules and regulations;
• Prepare bank reconciliation statement on monthly basis;
• Prepare the financial statements and other financial reporting;
• Other responsibilities as assigned

Job Requirement:

• BA/BS in Accounting, Business, Finance or related field (MA/MS preferred or equivalent work experience);
• Three year(s) of relevant experience required;
• Knowledge of Financial management and reporting is a must;
• Familiarity with IFAD, World Bank and/or ADB policies and Afghanistan is a plus;
• Fluency in written and spoken English is required

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