Finance Officer Opportunity at Cordaid

Finance Officer Opportunity at Cordaid: Empowering Fragile Communities

Job Location:KabulCity:Kabul
Category:FinanceYears of Experience:At least 3-5 years progressive experience and exposure in the related field of activity
Employment Type:Full TimeContract Duration:1 Year with Extension Possibility
Salary:Cordaid Salary ScaleGender:Male/Female
Vacancy Number:CRD14/23Education:University degree or specialized technical certificate plus a professional qualification e.g ACCA, CIPS, CIS
No. Of Jobs:1Education:At least 3-5 years of progressive experience and exposure in the related field of activity
Job Details

About Cordaid: Cordaid, a dynamic international emergency relief and development organization, is committed to working in fragile contexts worldwide. Established in 2000, Cordaid has a rich history dating back over a century. Today, our focus is on empowering local capacities and knowledge to reduce fragility, spanning relief, rehabilitation, and long-term development. We actively seek funds, cultivate partnerships, and engage in a global market to make a positive impact.

Our vision is a world where individuals can overcome barriers of poverty and exclusion, participate in decision-making, and contribute to equitable and resilient societies. Cordaid envisions an economy driven by inclusivity, social justice, and gender equality. We pursue this vision in everything we do.

Operating in Afghanistan since 2001, Cordaid is dedicated to building a stable and prosperous country. Upholding humanitarian principles of humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence, we stand by the people of Afghanistan, delivering lifesaving support through need-based programming.

Job Description: Finance Officer

As a Finance Officer at Cordaid, you will play a pivotal role in contributing to the growth and diversification of revenue. Your responsibilities include:

  • Improved Program/Project Budgets:
    • Prepare, coordinate, and monitor country/project/program budgets.
    • Assist in budget management during implementation to contribute to revenue growth.
    • Maintain banking relations.
  • Project Participation:
    • Under functional supervision of the project leader, participate in project teams.
    • Share financial expertise and advise on financial matters related to the project.
  • Controlled Budgets:
    • Coordinate financial transactions using the correct financial system and cost centers.
    • Check cash forecast, payments, advances, and reimbursements.
    • Conduct support visits, audit implementing partners, and advise on accounting.
  • Administrative Order:
    • Establish and maintain sound financial management systems.
    • Provide administration support, including monthly bank reconciliations and closing statements.
    • Prepare, file, and track financial documents.
  • Compliance:
    • Ensure adherence to accounting principles, standards, and donor requirements.
    • Stay informed about government and legal regulations affecting the budget.
  • Financial Reports:
    • Prepare and compile financial documentation supporting settlements.
    • Assist in the preparation of financial statements and reports.
  • Internal Operations:
    • Interpret financial reports and expenditure analysis to project and financial staff.
  • Integrity:
    • Adhere to the Code of Conduct and integrity policies.
    • Report concerns and undergo regular integrity training.
  • Other:
    • Perform any other duties assigned by the manager.

Job Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills, and Experiences:

  • University degree or specialized technical certificate plus a professional qualification (e.g., ACCA, CIPS, CIS).
  • 3-5 years of progressive experience in the related field.
  • Knowledge of finance systems, planning & control, computerized accounting, legislation, reporting standards, and languages.
  • Familiarity with Cordaid’s mission, goals, and security policy.
  • Behavioral values and skills: accountability, sustainability, respect, diversity & inclusion, flexibility, creativity, collaboration.
  • Social skills to ensure compliance and gather reliable information.
  • Writing skills to formulate financial reports.
  • Proficiency in English (written and spoken) and the local language.

Submission Guidelines: Apply for this exciting opportunity by filling out the application form here. Answer a set of questions based on job requirements to demonstrate your experiences, skills, and knowledge.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for the written assessment or a Competency-Based Interview (CBI).

Cordaid is committed to a safe working environment and upholds the highest integrity standards. To learn more about our commitment to integrity, visit here.

An integrity screening is part of the application procedure, and an assessment phase may follow.

For more information about Cordaid, visit our website:

Submission Email: Apply Here

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