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Finance Officer

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Position Title: Finance Officer

2024-07-10        Kabul       Full Time        143

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: National
Category: Finance
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per organization Salary scale
Vacancy Number: Medair_KBL_AFG098
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kabul
Organization: MEDAIR
Years of Experience: 4 years of experience in the similar field/position required
Contract Duration: 1 Year renewable subject to performance and resource availability
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Bachelor’s degree, Good written and oral English skills required.
Close date: 2024-07-10


Medair is an international humanitarian organization established in 1988. Medair has been operating in Afghanistan since 1996 with programs mainly in the Health, Water & Sanitation, and Livelihoods sectors with significant reconstruction activities in remote areas. Current projects are Water & Sanitation, Food Security, & Disaster Risk Reduction.

An Integrated Emergency Response: Medair aims to respond to high levels of food insecurity, malnutrition, and morbidity in Tirinkot district.  The project intends to improve and extend WASH services including water supply infrastructure and hygiene practices to improve outcomes for vulnerable families.

An Integrated Emergency Response: Medair aims to respond to high levels of food insecurity, malnutrition, and morbidity in Uruzgan, which has been significantly affected by drought and conflict conditions. Building upon Medair’s decades of experience in the Central Highlands and Kandahar, the project intends to improve and extend the utilization of lifesaving preventive and curative nutrition and health services by mothers, PLWs, and children U5; to increase access to clean water, to reduce vulnerability to water-related and other preventable diseases, and to improve and increase food security for the most vulnerable families through food voucher distributions.

Job Descriptions:

Main activities;

Safe and Bank accounts management

  • Cashier duties, bank transfers and cheques payments, cash and wire transfers to all locations
  • Accurate entries in accounting software
  • Weekly and monthly reconciliations
  • Archiving and filing
  • Liaison with different Banks


Finance authorisation

  • Authorises payments up to USD1,000
  • Reviews documents submitted for payment (signatures, coding and supporting documents)


Tax payments, filling & Clearance

  • Prepares monthly tax payments on time
  • Ensures tax returns submission on time
  • Follows-up with Medair case manager at tax office for tax clearance


Kabul Office finance archive supervision

  • Monthly review of archiving status for Kabul base
  • Check for document completed and ensure completeness.
  • Ensures all PDF/CTV and other financial documents are stored in an appropriate manner in Kabul.


Month/Year end closing

  • Ensure transactions are recorded accurately as per the accounting requirement
  • All transaction recorded in the accounting software are supported with requirement supporting document
  • Ensure weekly/monthly safe & bank account reconciliation are performed.
  • Ensures each employee’s labour card is approved on portfolio



  • Assists the Deputy Finance Manager in all matters
  • Contributes to the smooth running of Finance Department
  • Support field Finance employees and other Departments and responds to request
  • Contribute to good relations between all departments in Medair Afghanistan
  • Ensure good communication to all staff (Kabul and field locations)
  • Any relevant administrative tasks
  • Ensure the finance office and safe are properly locked and secured when the office is closed.
  • Report any issues regarding of fraud and other irregularities to the DFM/FM

Job Requirements:


Bachelor in BA Finance/Accounting

Relevant experience:

4 years working for an NGO as Finance Officer


Fluent Dari oral and written skills

Good English oral and written skills


Ease with MS Excel and MS Word

Experience archiving on cloud system

Organizational capacity:

Ability to prioritise and multi-task

Ability to review outputs in other locations

Team building:

An excellent team player

Willing to assist in Medair work where applicable


Ability to work under pressure

Ability to work in cross-culture context

Problem solving & initiative:

Prompt to take initiative

Autonomous decision making



Honest with integrity, conscientious

Dedicated with strong attention to detail


Communication skills:

Ability to clearly communicate and willingness to listen

Submission Guidelines:

Interested applicants should apply and forward their applications through the online JOB APPLICATION FORM which can be found under the submission email. The link should be copied, pasted, and opened on a new page.

Note: Please indicate the position title and vacancy number in your application letter. Applications received after the closing date or without the exact position title and vacancy number will not be given consideration. After submitting the online application, if some applicants do not immediately receive an automatic email from Medair, they shouldn't worry about their submission. When you open the link. please use the dropdown menu and choose the title of the position.

Submission Email:

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