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Finance Assistant Afghanistan Kabul


  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Kabul
  • Grade: Administrative support - Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Administrative support
    • Banking and Finance
  • Closing Date: 2024-05-27

Job overview:

The purpose of the Finance Assistant Position is to assist in the day-to-day implementation of the support functions responsibilities. under supervision of the Finance Officer and will be responsible for NRC Country on time cash count, bank reconciliation, BVA tracking, document verification, Advance issuance, Cash distribution, follow up supplier’s payment. 

For more details about this position please click here: Job Description and NRC Grade Structure.


Generic responsibilities

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks, and guidelines.
  • Implements independently procedures and activities within own function or core competency as delegated.
  • Responsible for organizing and delivery of tasks in line with priorities and standards.
  • Use initiative in day-to-day problem solving in line with agreed procedures, priorities, and standards for the area of work.
  • Ensure proper filing of documents.
  • Daily Cash count
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement in your area of expertise.
  • Verifies and records department staff compliance with the agency’s administrative and financial policies and procedures, including travel expense claims and staff attendance reports.
  • Prepares financial, expenditures and payment authorization forms. 

Specific responsibilities 

  • Verification of Financial document for Payment process adherence to NRC Financial policies and procedures.
  • Prepare vouchers and their supporting documents.
  • Maintain records of all types of vouchers (bank, journal entry, etc.)
  • Provide vouchers to the auditor upon request.
  • Proper filling of financial document of main and area offices
  • executing cashier activities as per request
  • Assist Finance Coordinator in his/her work when necessary.
  • Helping cashiers in submitting of bank transfer to Bank
  • Ensure all documents are properly signed and approved before processing.
  • Sharing monthly bank reconciliation, Bank statement and cash counts with finance coordinator upon receiving from area office for monthly closing purpose.
  • Monthly updating of soft financial report on Finance file tree office 365
  • Helping cashier in reconciliation of bank accounts and cash counts
  • Any other task assigns by supervisor.    


Generic Professional Competencies:


  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, BBA.
  • 2 years’ relevant progressive experience.
  • Previous work experience with specified registered organization in the same or similar functional area, preferably with UN, INGOs and NGOs 
  • Good in English, both written and verbal 


Context related skills: knowledge and experience:

  • Good written and spoken English, Dari, and Pashto
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Creativity and willingness to try new things.
  • A positive and collaborative attitude and willingness to work in a team.
  • A willingness to work in a multi-cultural environment. 
  • Knowledge of cash-based interventions and market-based programmes

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Managing resources to optimize results.
  • Managing performance and development
  • Analyzing
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Empowering and building trust

We Offer:

  • Monthly Salary based on NRC Afghanistan Salary Scale.
  • NRC has medical coverage for staff plus 4 dependents. 
  • Leave and Holidays accordingly Afghanistan Labour Law.
  • Top up Credit card on monthly basis. 


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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.