Job Description


Job Overview: 

The Finance Officer is responsible for Cash Management; booking the transactions in cash and bank boxes, maintain hard and soft financial files, payments, tax deposit forms.

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Generic responsibilities:

Ensure adherence with NRC and donor policies, tools, handbooks and guidelinesImplement delegated CC project portfolio according to plan of actionPrepare and develop status reports as required by managementEnsure proper filing of documents Use initiative in day to day Problem Solving in line with agreed procedures, priorities and standards for the area of workPromote and share ideas for technical improvementDevelopment of holistic and needs based programmes, including cash-based interventions and marked based programmes

Specific responsibilities:

Verification of PR,PO, advance, payment vouchers, overtimes, travel claims and NHF of  Program  and support departments.Verification of procurement documents ( RFQ, BA, MoM….) for Program and support Verification of Monthly payment documents ( e.g. rental vehicle, office,  guesthouse, WH rents…)Check and verification of bank payroll and regular payrollpreparing national salary post backsEnsure control for the prevention of waste, fraud and mismanagement before processing the payments.Follow up prepayment and accrual costs until the payment settle on.Preparing rebooking requests Preparing monthly financial report and send it to support officeAttend bid committee meetingspreparing  spending plan for support cost Supervise Finance Assistant and make sure cash payments, record of transactions, cash forecast and securing supporting documents are according to the organization policies and handbook.Assist with Coordinator" id="link" class="link">Finance Coordinator o  to Ensure that the accounting, monitoring and reporting are according to procedures

Generic professional competencies: 

Active problem solving with a focus on collegial working and supportive staff to own solutions.
Cultural sensitivity and ability to work with a diverse team.Personal commitment and drive for timely and high-quality resultsStrategic perspective and keen to take ownership of finance functions, challenges, and solutions of Herat Office.Proactive, able to multi-task and flexible to changing priorities.Knowledge of verification of diverse payments.

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

3-5years experience in finance, accounting or equivalent section, preferably with experience in INGOs, UN, or donors outside of Afghanistan.Familiarity with project cycle Financial Management and donor reporting.Comfortable and willing to work in a dynamic security context.Experience designing and implementing financial best practice.Demonstrated experience of Capacity Building of staff through coaching, training and mentoring.Dynamic and motivated with a positive and collegial attitude to joint problem solving.Strong focus on timely and quality outputs.Able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines, and with competing priorities.

Behavioral competencies :

Planning and delivering resultsEmpowering and building trustCommunicating with impact and respectHandling insecure environment


Holding valid university degree in finance/accounting, business Administration, Economics or equivalent degree. 



We offer:

Monthly Salary based on NRC Afghanistan Salary Scale.NRC has medical coverage for staff plus 4 dependents. Leave and Holidays accordingly Afghanistan Labor Law.Top up Credit card on monthly basis
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