Finance Adviser

at Danish Committee for Aid to Afghan Refugees
Published November 9, 2022
Location Kabul, Afghanistan
Category Finance  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

The Adviser will oversee and ensure coherence between DACAAR’s contractual obligations and its financial procedures. Also, the Adviser will ensure adherence to established financial procedures. This includes review of all existing policies and procedures as well as advice on improvement of existing systems and a continued development and streamlining of regulations, procedures and systems in DACAAR. The Adviser will have a special focus on the financial management procedures and systems of the organization and compliance with donors’ rules and regulations.

General Responsibilities:

The general responsibilities of the Finance Adviser:

Provide leadership, budget and implement activities’ concerning the Finance Department in line with DACAAR’s Strategic Programme Framework and approved procedures.
Provide strategic advice on matters related to Finance to the Director and members of the SMT, this also includes specific information required to support SMT discussions and decision making as requested and quarterly board meeting support documentation.
Represent DACAAR and manage external relations with relevant government authorities, donors, partners, UN agencies and international and national NGOs as delegated by the Director.
Ensure close coordination with other departments with respect to preparation of proposals and writing of reports to meet requirements of the Governing Board, donors and government authorities.
Maximize internal synergy between the cash, bank & tax functions and the audit, budget & reporting functions and external synergy between the Finance Department as whole and other departments.
Specific Responsibilities:

Specific responsibilities of the Finance Adviser include, but are not limited to, the following:

In close coordination with other Department, Finance staff led on the preparation of annual operations budget.
Conduct regular budget monitoring and ensure corrective action is taken as required.
Ensure full compliance with tax regulations.
Ensure timely preparation of DACAAR annual financial statements and project accounts.
Advice the management in case of any modifications required to financial manual and other related documents.
Ensure strategic financial management practices are followed, including management of cash flow and bank accounts in several foreign currencies, in accordance with individual donor contracts.

 

Education

Master degree in financial management and accounting

Experience

Minimum Five (5) years of professional experience and interest in management and administration of donor funds including compliance with donor’s rules and regulations (DANIDA, ECHO, USAID, Norwegian MOFA, UN agencies

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