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Senior Bookkeeper

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Date Posted: Apr 3, 2021
Reference: 197
Closing Date: Apr 17, 2021
Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1
Gender: Any
Functional Area: Accounting/Finance
Nationality: Afghan
Salary Range: NTA, Grade C
Years of Experience: 5 Years
Contract Duration: Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type: Long-term
Probation Period: 3 months
Required Languages: English,Dari,pashto

About Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc.:The objective of the Assistance for the Development of Afghan Legal Access and Transparency (ADALAT) Project is to improve citizen access to justice services based on Afghan law. ADALAT aims to increase the effectiveness and reach of the formal justice sector, strengthen linkages between the formal and traditional justice sectors, and increase citizen demand for quality legal services.

Job Summary:

The incumbent of the position will be responsible to implement and monitor all financial actions undertaken by the program. The Senior Bookkeeper reports to the Head of Finance Department or his/her designee

Duties & Responsibilities:

·        Enter all procurement and expense vouchers, journal entries, adjustment entries and advances, etc. into QuickBooks. Including monthly and weekly reports, produce QuickBooks reports as and when asked to do so by the head of finance department and/or Finance/Admin Manager or CoP.

·        Reconcile bank, cash, liability and inventory accounts on a monthly basis.

·        Ensure advances to employees are reconciled in a timely manner. Follow up with staff so that advances don’t grow older than 1 month. Ensure the 2nd advance is not issued until the reconciliation of prior advances.

·        Prepare payment vouchers for all procurements. Ensure transactions are properly supported and documented before processing for payment. Check the mathematical accuracy of amounts claimed in the payment voucher before processing for payment.

·        Check and compare the amounts claimed in the request for payment (materials, and supplies) with the invoice, contract, and purchase order.

·        Ensures that financial implementation is incompliance with Checchi/ADALAT financial, procurements and field accounting policies and procedures, compliance with donor agreement and audit requirements.

·        Conducts due diligence checks delivery of goods and services. For example, delivery of fuel, procurement of supplies and services, kitchen and guest house supplies etc.

·        Maintain scanning of financial documents for all accounting records, vouchers, disbursements, payments and other supporting documents.

·        Prepare staff payroll, prepare pay-slips for staff upon reviewed by the head of finance department or Director and approval by COP.

·        Perform any other duties that may be assigned by Finance Department Heads.

Job Requirement:

·        Bachelor’s degree in accounting/financial management with five years of relevant experience is required.

·        Knowledge with practical experience to demonstrate proficiency in QuickBooks software is must. Experience with the USAID projects and other international organizations is preferred.

·        Experience in bookkeeping, accounting or banking required.

·        Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills in English and local languages are imperatives.

·        Have good knowledge of MS Office Packages; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook and should be able to use the internet.

·        Reliable, Honest, Transparent; Commitment to hard work & exceptional work ethics.

·        Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Submission Guideline:

– Please send your CV containing your cover letter that explains your suitability to the position. Please rename your CV by your Full Name while sending to us.

– Checchi is an equal opportunity employer. Women are encouraged to apply.

– Write in the subject line of your email the job title and reference number exactly ” Senior Bookkeeper 197 ” otherwise your application may not be considered.

– Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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