Senior Finance Officer

  Afghanistan Unspecified 483
Date Posted:Jan 9, 2010
Closing Date:Jan 18, 2010
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: Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

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Job Summary:

The Senior Finance Officer will manage all transactions related to the LGCD Kabul Office. S/he will ensure that the outlined financial policies and procedures are implemented and followed in the assigned area. S/he will provide support in other finance areas as necessary and maintain a positive working relationship with the Kabul and Regional Offices staff. S/he will supervise a local staff of approximately four employees.

Duties & Responsibilities:

•Monitor the cash flow for Kabul Office and the Regional Offices. S/he will prepare the money needs for Operations and Program activities in Kabul and coordinate with the Regional Finance Officers the requirements from each region in order to submit periodic wire transfers requests to DAI Home Office.
•Prepare the documentation and request approvals from the COP or DCOP to transfer the money to the regional offices deposited by the Home Office in the local account. Inform the regions the dates of the money transfers.
•Review and process the documentation received from the Finance Officer for payment which includes posting of the transaction vouchers in TAMIS.
•Export from TAMIS all posted expenditures to the Field Expenses Report (FER) to submit them to DAI/Bethesda through the ORACLE system by the LGCD Senior Finance Manager or his designate(s).
•Prepare bank reconciliations of LGCD local bank accounts on a monthly basis.
•Maintaining in a secure place the keys or codes of the office’s safes.
•Making recommendations to the LGCD Senior Finance Manager regarding improvements to the cash safety and disbursement procedures.
•Review and process CCNs. Medical Claims and keep track of employees’ respective balances
•Maintain a good filing system for all pending and processed payments for audit trail.
•Enter in TAMIS all newly activated Task Numbers provided by the Home Office.
•Reconcile Petty Cash on a daily and semi monthly basis as well as conduct surprise cash counts to the Cashier and document them.
•Ensure that the employee salary list is updated, salaries are disbursed to the employees on schedule; and all salary information is kept confidential.
•Ensure that all reporting requirements are met while implementing proper reporting procedures and maintaining quality

Job Requirement:

•University degree or equivalent in related field
•At least 4 years work experience in the operational and financial management field, preferably with international donor-funded projects, UN agencies or INGO’s on relevant programs in Afghanistan.
•Fluency in English and Pashto, Dari a plus
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Computer literate with e-mail, word processing and spreadsheet.
•Ability to design database and prepare meaningful reports.
•Team oriented

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