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Position title: Accountant
Appointment Process Nº: 2020-Management-01
Term Type: Indeterminate, Term and Emergency
Term Details: This position is a LES (Locally Engaged Staff) position, subject to the Terms and Conditions of Employment for LES in Afghanistan
Department: Embassy of Canada in Afghanistan
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Category: Administration
Level: Assistant
Classification: LE-06
Annual starting salary: USD 37,042
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
Close date: 29 March 2020

Summary of Duties

Under the supervision of the Financial Officer, provides accounting and financial services to the mission; reviews the mission budget, compiles financial information for the preparation of business cases for submission to Headquarters and presentations to the Committee on Mission Management (CMM) on the allocation/reallocation of funds to mission programs; supervises the maintenance of financial records and reports in IMS; receives and supervises the deposit and recording of all public funds; supervises the Financial Assistant or Assistant Accountant; and performs other duties. 

Area of selection/Eligibility

This vacancy is open to all external applicants residing in Kabul and to all mission employees occupying an indeterminate or term position, including emergency employees.

Please note that the Embassy of Canada in Afghanistan does not sponsor work authorizations directly or indirectly.

The Canadian Government is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse sections of the community. Candidates will be considered on merit regardless of gender, ethnic origin, religious belief, age, sexual orientation, disability or any other irrelevant factor.

Our organization offers an inclusive workplace where respect, teamwork, and collaboration are part of our culture.

Canada’s missions abroad are committed to promoting and supporting an environment free from harassment and discrimination, as well as encouraging and supporting employees to learn and develop their skills and competencies.

Intent of the process

The immediate need is to fill one position on an indeterminate basis. A pool of qualified candidates will be established and may be used for future indeterminate, term or emergency appointments.

Essential Qualifications

Candidates will initially be screened against the Essential Qualifications relating to education, language and experience. Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter and CV how they meet each of these essential qualifications (education, language and experience).

Requirements relating to knowledge, ability and competencies will be assessed for candidates who make it through the initial screening. Methods of assessment may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, an oral interview, practical tests, and/or presentations.




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