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 careers.brac.net or email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at recruitment.bi@brac.net

Internal candidates need to apply with their latest CV including all job assignments in detail with BRAC PIN and email to internal.bi@brac.net

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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