9 ‘Finance and Grant Officer’ Positions by IDLG in 9 Different Provinces

Job/Internship in Business and Law
  • Afghanistan, Afghanistan
  • Apply Before : March 31, 2021

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 115837
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • No. of Opportunity 9
  • Duration One year
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

About Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG):

IDLG was established in 2007 on the presidential decree reassigning the responsibilities of the Civil Administration unit of the Ministry of the Interiors to a newly-built independent directorate. The responsibility for supporting Provincial Councils was also delegated to IDLG through that Presidential decree, making a sole structure responsible for sub‐national governance in Afghanistan.

Job Details:

Position Title:                  Finance and Grant Officer

Job Locations:

  • Badakhshan, Farah, Ghazni,
  • Helmand, Jawzjan, Logar, Nimruz,
  • Paktia, Parwan (in the provincial capitals)

Nationality:                    National

Category:                        Finance

Work Type:                     Full-time

Salary:                             As per NTA salary scale- Grade D

Vacancy #:                      IDLG-HR/CCAP-06

Organization:                  IDLG                                         

Contract duration:           One year (extendable)

Working experience:       At least 4 years of relevant work experience

Gender:                           Male/Female

Closing date:                   31 Mar 2021

About the Project:

Click here to read about the CCNPP (Citizen Charter National Priority Program) and the work of IDLG.

Job Description:

The position holders’ responsibilities will be to:

A- Finance area:

  • In coordination with the PMU Head, prepare periodic cash estimates and submit fund requests to PIU Finance Unit.
  • Maintain books of accounts and expenditure documents and ensure that the books of accounts are kept in accordance with program financial/accounting procedures and rules.
  • Make sure all financial transactions are accurately maintained and documented.
  • Undertake regular cash tally and file the cash count report properly.
  • Keep the lists for all outstanding dues utility bills (phone, internet, Gas, Fuel and other payables) updated.
  • Mae sure that all vouchers and receipts are precisely filed, stamped & recorded in books/ system.
  • Assist and assure that all financial transactions are in conformity with financial procurements and accounting policies.
  • Maintain and ensure the security of financial records and backup documentation are ready for internal and external audits.
  • Help PIU Financial Management team with checking sub-awardees invoices and supporting documents.
  • File up and keep PMU level expenditure documents in an appropriate manner.
  • Provide the ground for external and internal audit reviews.

B- Grant area:

  • Make sure CDCs/GAs grants are used according to the CCAP block grants mechanism in the field.
  • Check and assess block grants payment requests and documents at PMU for payment of installments and verify that the requirements are met before its upload into the system.
  • Compile CDCs/GAs bank statements, withdrawals forms, cheques, bank slips and all pertinent documents that confirm CDCs/GAs fund withdrawals and utilization on the site.
  • Maintain a record of CDCs/GAs grants transactions (receipts, withdrawals, expenditure, held in cash and outstanding’s) at the PMU office
  • Oversee CDCs/GAs accounting process, records, procurement procedure to ensure that the processes and records are in compliance with CCAP policy procedures
  • Organize site visit to review and ensure that communities spend the funds in accordance with the program financial management procedures and guidelines, documentation is maintained in a proper manner.
  • Review and check CDCs/GAs Financial History Forms before their submission to MIS.
  • Share block grants information with PMU and PIU any time required.
  • Report grants relevant major issues and discrepancies to PMU head and PIU
  • Carry out any other jobs that support the overall program, as delegated by the supervisor or his/her designee.

  Job requirements

1. Qualifications:
  1. Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree is preferable);
  2. 4 years of work experience with government, national and international organizations in the related areas.
  3. Outstanding command and usage of MS Office packages.
  4. Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills in English, Dari & Pashto. .

How to apply?

Qualified interested candidates can submit their updated CV with a comprehensive Covering Letter including a phone number or address online through the following link.

Apply Online

Note: Please include the [vacancy number, position title, and the job location of your choice] in the respective space on the application page.

Only short-listed applicants will be called for a written test.

Notice: Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for these positions.

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