Director of Finance

Kabul, Afghanistan
Full time Staff

Afghanaid seeks a talented and seasoned professional, with a professional accounting qualification combined with notable experience working at a senior level within a non-governmental organisation in the areas of accounting, strategic financial and operational management in a challenging conflict environment.

This key person will work closely with the Managing Director, other members of the Executive Team and key members of the Board of Trustees and lead a team of dedicated professionals.

Qualifications/ Education:

The position holder must possess a post-graduate degree in finance or business with a strong focus on financial matters. Ideally s/he must also hold the CPA, ACMA, CMA, ACA or equivalent professional qualification.

Essential Experience:

  • Substantial experience of financial management and accounting experience with extensive experience in a senior finance and administration management position with an international NGO, with more than a £5 million annual budget and multiple donor reporting requirements.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted international accounting principles, internal controls, auditing, and grant management.
  • Proven and substantive expertise in budgeting, donor reporting and auditing.
  • Previous substantive experience of financial and procurement policies and standards of institutional donors including DFID, USAID, EU, ECHO, UNICEF, UN OCHA, World Bank, etc.

Salary:  circa £55,000 net of Afghanistan payroll taxes + comprehensive benefits

Location:   Kabul, Afghanistan

Contract:  Permanent

Application Instructions:

To apply for this post, please download and read the Appointment Brief, then complete our online application form. To do so please visit our website here:

Closing date: 
31st July 2017
circa £55,000 net