About Counterpart International:
About Counterpart International:
Counterpart International is a global development organization that empowers people and communities to implement innovative and enduring solutions to social, economic, and environmental challenges. For nearly 50 years, Counterpart has been forging partnerships with communities in need to address complex problems related to economic development, food security and nutrition, and building effective governance and institutions.
Ensure that Counterpart International ACEP internal policies & procedures are maintained, strictly followed and to ensure the organization is performing in accordance with all Applicable USAID and local laws & regulations.
Review accounting files, including local partner and Grantee' files, to ensure that appropriate back-up documentation exists for all transactions, including procurement requests, timesheets, approvals, bids, invoices and receipts.
Review checking account procedures, and ensure reconciliation between the accounting system and the bank statements. Reconcile accounts payable, receivable, bank accounts and petty cash. Assure that all Vouchers are supported as per the Approved Procurement Checklist.
Ensure that the sub-grants to local CSOs and any other sub-grantees are implemented as per program objectives, design and USAID sub-grant regulations.
Review grants packages, including grant agreements and supporting documentation for FAA, Simplified and Standard grants.
Ensure that CPI Vetting, Grants and Field Spending tracker are up-to-date and work with Respective departments to complete each in compliance with CPI and USAID rules and regulations.
Conducts quality assurance (routine reviews and spot checks) of important project documentation, including monthly Imprest reports, major procurements, partner and vendor payment requests, tracking risk and compliance issues and making written recommendation to project leadership and key managers for improvements to project procedures.
Mentors staff in the detection of potential irregularities in procurement and sub-award processes and overall fraud prevention techniques. Works with project staff to develop and institute processes to better ensure compliance
Perform special investigations and/or special projects such as due diligence reviews, fraud investigation, etc. upon requests by respective Supervisor.
Acts as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance Issues/concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved by providing written report and recommendations.
Assist, in the preparation and submission of compliance-related matters, including handling and documenting compliance-related inquiries, Visual Compliance, disclosure letters, and reports;
Work with other CPI operating units to develop and implement systems that track information on grants compliance and assist in the management of record-keeping systems (electronic and physical files).
Perform any other duty/task assigned by Supervisor or DCOP – Admin and Finance.
A university degree in finance, business administration, or related field is required. At least five (5) years’ work experience in financial management, including accounting, budgeting, and grants management Knowledge of Federal agency policies and regulations, OMB Circulars, and related administrative guidelines and requirements associated with funding from USAID At least three (3) years’ work experience with USAID-funded programs and Familiarity with sub-grants management a plus.
Computer literacy, including proven experience with computerized accounting packages, word processing and spreadsheets in QuickBooks, as well as Microsoft Word and Excel.
Excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills.
Ability and willingness to travel to field offices as needed and in accordance with annual work plan.
Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines, with minimum supervision.
Must be of demonstrated honesty and integrity specific to financial and project management, and able to conduct business with the Afghan and international community regardless of ethnicity, gender, religion, race, preference, or affiliation in a professional manner.
Fluency in English is required, local Afghan dialect(s) is required.
Qualified candidates are requested to send their application along with a copy of their updated CV to the attention of the Counterpart HR Department (clearly indicate the position title and vacancy number in the subject line) via email to email@example.com Hard copies of applications can be mailed to: Counterpart International, Shar-e-Naw, Haji Yaqoob Circle, Lane 02, House # 42, Kabul, Afghanistan.
Counterpart will begin interviewing short listed candidates one week after the closing date of this job vacancy.