Senior Financial Manager

  Afghanistan Holding Group
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1847
Date Posted:May 2, 2017
Closing Date:May 15, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Afghanistan Holding Group:


Afghanistan Holding Group (AHG) has been providing an outstanding and satisfactory turn-key business services to over 220 international companies in Afghanistan since 2009. AHG employs over 200 full-time and highly qualified Afghans to produce tailor-made professional services to its clients across the country.

Job Summary:

Senior Financial Manager Based at Project Location and under the general supervision of the FSSP Project Manager, the Senior Financial Manager is responsible for delivery of logistics, financial, administrative and procurement services, as well as to support local initiatives (when applicable).

Duties & Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities of the Senior Financial Managerinclude:

Administering and monitoring the financial system in order to ensure that the project finances are maintained in an accurate and timely manner;

Maintaining the accounts payable and accounts receivable systems in order to ensure complete and accurate records of project funds;

Administering timely payments to suppliers, contractors and Technical Specialists;

Tracking and monitoring project expenses;

Preparing financial reports;

Preparing budgets and reviewing financial reports;

Developing and maintaining knowledge of DFATD financial policies and regulations;

Providing financial advice related to local laws and regulations, banking institutions, the reasonableness of estimated expenses for products or services in the Recipient Country to support compliance with

DFATD financial policies and regulations;

Developing and managing the reporting and invoicing for Services rendered;

Accounting and financial reconciliation services;

Reviewing DFATD development projects’ financial reports;

Providing administrative services, including but not limited to document production and binding, translation and interpretation services;

Providing logistical services such as coordinating vehicle use, arranging vehicle rental, travel arrangements, event and mission planning and management as required

Providing procurement services, including but not limited to procurement of technical expertise through local and international competitive processes;

Supervising relevant FSSP Personnel, as required;

Supporting Local Development Initiatives as required;

Ensuring proper maintenance of the record keeping and filing system of the FSSP;

Coordinating project activities with other stakeholders;

When required, facilitating or advising on local government documentation requirements, visa and work permit processes and other related services such as arranging for security, utilities, clearance of shipments, vehicle registration and accommodation;

Development of Procurement Plan and Operating Procedures Manual; and

Providing other related services as required.

Job Requirement:

Tertiary qualification in Accounting, Finance, Commerce or similar

Native English language capabilities in reading, writing, speaking, presenting

Demonstrated extensive professional experience as a senior financial manager in public practice or commerce and industry.

Demonstrated experience in the development of business plans and the financial analysis of commercial opportunities.

Demonstrated experience in the management and development of accounting systems.

Proven experience in the design and production of management budgets and financial reports.

Demonstrated experience in the management and supervision of staff.

A sound knowledge of project accounting principles, including those relating to government.

Demonstrated knowledge of contracting procedures, including financial aspects of contract implementation for international organisations.

Knowledge of financial systems design, comparative financial analytical techniques.

Demonstrated understanding of company law, risk management and insurance requirements in Afghanistan.

A working knowledge of computer applications for financial accounting.

Personal Skills & Abilities:

Professionalism in all aspects of work and life.

Ability to think clearly and logically.

Skills in problem identification and solution.

Exceptional interpersonal skills.

Ability to meet deadlines, ability to allocate and review priorities.

High degree of flexibility in work and personal life.

Demonstrated ability to communicate with persons of various cultures and disciplines.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Ability to work independently in remote locations under adverse conditions.

Negotiation skills.

Ability to motivate staff.

Ability to delegate.

Ability to lead a team, work as part of a team or work individually.

Ability to make effective presentations to small groups and stakeholders.

Adept at using a range of computer hardware and software.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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