Afghanistan: Country Head of Accounts, Afghanistan (AD# BI 28/16)

Organization: BRAC
Country: Afghanistan
Closing date: 06 Nov 2016

Major Responsibilities:

The main purpose is to ensure financial transparency and timely preparation of financial statements & donor reports.

· Review and ensure timely preparation of financial statements and donor reports

· Responsible for budgeting

· Review and supervise the financial progress of the projects

· Oversee the internal control function to minimize fraud, error and misappropriation

· Lead the team of Accountants and capacity development of the staff

· Face external and internal audits

· Maintain inter-departmental liaison with different programs

· Apply analytical procedure and ratio analysis; perform and correspond tax, audit and MIS related issues.

· Regular correspondence with Local and Head Office Management, donors and other stakeholders

Person Specifications:

· Excellent time- management and problem-solving skills, sound in financial decision making, MIS and cost analysis.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills, good in report writing, good knowledge on NGO financial environment.

· Able to work in stressful conditions to undertake multitasking responsibilities.

· Advanced in IT skills, especially in excel, competent user of financial database and software.

· Previous experience in ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software/automated financial system

· Proven track record of maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information.

· Outgoing, confident and persuasive communicator.

Educational Requirements:

CA qualified with Post Graduation in Business field or MBA in Accounting or Finance or relevant field

Experience Requirements: At least five years’ experience in a Managerial position in Accounts/Audit related field. Experience with International NGOs will be an added advantage.

Employment type: Contractual

Salary: Negotiable

How to apply:

If you feel you are the right match for the above mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:

External candidates need to apply online through or email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at

Internal candidates need to apply with their latest CV including all job assignments in detail with BRAC PIN and email to

Please mention the name of the position and AD# BI 28/16 in the subject bar.

Only complete applications will be accepted and short listed candidates will be contacted.

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