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Activation Date: 29 Mar, 2021   Announced Date: 29 Mar, 2021   Expire Date: 04 Apr, 2021

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: National
Category: Finance
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per the organization salary scale
Vacancy Number: NSDO-17-2021
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kabul
Organization: New Way Social and Development Organization (NSDO)
Years of Experience: 7 -10 years
Contract Duration: Permanent
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Master Degree in Business Administration / Accounting or Finance (ACCA or ACMA)
Close date: 04 Apr, 2021

About New Way Social and Development Organization (NSDO):

NSDO is a development, advocacy, and humanitarian organization established in 2011 and registered with the Ministry of Economy, Government of Afghanistan. NSDO is based in Kabul, with programming hubs across the north and northeastern provinces of the country. NSDO strives to empower the vulnerable and marginalized communities suffering from the impacts of war, natural calamities, poverty, and injustice. Additionally, NSDO is also working on the idea of integrated development, which encompasses socio-economic, cultural, and good governance. Community Empowerment is the core of NSDO’s strategy to engage with grass-root groups and communities to address the root causes of poverty, inequalities, and injustice.

Job Description:

  • Ensure accurate financial, contractual, and administrative reporting of the project compliant with donors’ rules and regulations, and terms and conditions of the award.
  • Oversee day-to-day coordination of financial activities ensuring cost efficiency.
  • Maintain and administer an on-site financial accounting and bookkeeping system (Quick-Book) required to assure the integrity and effective performance of financial operations and prepare monthly reports.
  • Manage project’s day-to-day cash needs, payments, procurement, contracts, sub-grants, reviewing/processing invoices, district office start-up, operation systems, policies and procedures, consultant payments.
  • Provide guidance to project team members regarding the financial requirements of the project and office operations in compliance with donor agencies, and NSDO procedures and policies.
  • Lead the development, monitoring, and review of project budgets; review monthly financial analysis and budget vs. expense reports to determine the reasonableness of variances and take appropriate actions, as required.
  • Provide guidance, monitoring, and support to project team, including procurement for goods and services, logistical support for local and international travel (including expense reports) for staff and consultants, contracts development, and management and maintenance of office inventor.
  • Facilitate the work of external audits and ensure that financial records are properly maintained and readily available during audits.
  • Direct and oversee the monitoring and annual auditing of cost-share requirements, tracking, and reporting.
  • Contribute to developing work plans and annual budgets for project activities and local office costs.
  • Ensure that donors’ resources are appropriately directed to project priorities and are in line with the project work plan.
  • Provide financial reports, including pipeline analysis, quarterly project reports, as requested by the donor.
  • Mentor, support, supervise and manage a team of highly qualified staff and align their efforts in concert with project goals to ensure rapid and sustainable results.
  • Having advanced and strong knowledge and skills of bookkeeping system (Quick-Book).
  • And other duties assigned by Executive Director.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be an MBA or MPA (Master in Public Administration), and ACCA/ ACMA. 
  • 7 to 10 years of working experience in the relevant field
  • Must have excellent command in Quick-book and other financial software packages like Excel
  • Must be able to work under very tough conditions
  • Able to travel in the provinces. 
  • Must have good intercommunication skills 
  • Must be fluent in both written and speaking English

Key competencies

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Planning and organizing
  • Communication skills
  • Teamwork
  • Adaptability
  • Stress tolerance

Submission Guideline:

Applicants are required to submit their Cover Letter and CVs to [email protected] no later than the closing date mentioned above and please mention the position title as well as the vacancy number in the subject of their emails. For example, an applicant or candidate may write the position title first and the vacancy number subsequently as follows: Finance and Accountant Manager – Vacancy No. NSDO-17-2021.


Submission Email:

[email protected]

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