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Senior Financial Services Director, Afghanistan

The Asia Foundation
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
Last Date: October 19, 2010

**Application Deadline is October 19, 2010**
Organizationís name: The Asia Foundation

Position: Senior Financial Services Director, Afghanistan
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan

The Senior Financial Services Director oversees the management and direction of financial and project accounting and grant administration for the Foundationís office in Afghanistan, including compliance, budgeting, financial information processing, and reporting; ensures timely and reliable support to senior management and program/project managers; and is responsible for effective stewardship of financial resources and full compliance with donor financial reporting requirements. The Senior Financial Services Director provides guidance and training to staff as part of the ongoing development of their skills and knowledge and performs other tasks as requested by the Country Representative for assuring the smooth operation of the Foundationís offices and programs in Afghanistan.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelorís degree in accounting or financial management; a minimum of 8 to 10 years of financial management experience; demonstrated managing of an annual budget of US$25-40 million; supervisory/management, international development and field-based experience; have an excellent understanding of internal controls, contract/project accounting, and budget management; and demonstrated experience managing awards from USAID, other USG, and other bilateral and multilateral donors.

Strong analytical skills and problem solving abilities are required. Superior knowledge of data processing systems related to financial/project/budget management and excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to work effectively in fast-paced, dynamic, complex, and multicultural office settings are desirable.
The Asia Foundation offers excellent benefits and salary commensurate with experience. Please put your cover letter/expression of interest and resume in one document and submit it as an attachment when submitting your application on our website. We will only consider applicants who provide a cover letter including salary requirements along with their resume, and submit their application prior to the deadline on October 19, 2010. The Asia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/V. No phone calls, please.

Please apply directly on The Asia Foundationís website:


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