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About Save the Children:

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education, and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

•             No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

•             All children learn from quality basic education and that,

•             Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

SCI – Afghanistan

Save the Children has worked in Afghanistan since 1976. Our way of working close to people and on their terms has enabled us to deliver lasting change to tens of thousands of children in the country. The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is the basis of our work.

We are helping children get a better education, we make it possible for more boys and girls to attend school, and we help children protect themselves and influence their conditions. We work with families, communities, and health workers in homes, clinics, and hospitals to promote basic health to save the lives of children and mothers

Job Description:


As a member Faryab Sub Office finance team reporting to the Sr Finance Officer/Coordinator, and Finance (C&C) -the Assistant provides support to Afghanistan Faryab Sub Office (AFCO) by ensuring that all the cash transactions are properly documented, all the bank transactions are recorded in the system regularly, and that the transactions are filed, and archived as per standards.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

1.   Bank transactions

a.    Prepare all bank transactions for employees and Suppliers, including tax calculations.
b.    Payment to suppliers; check the support documents in compliance with SCI Policy.
c.     Preparation of vouchers

2.   Filing System
a.    Filing vouchers of the Faryab office to maintain the internal controls.
b.        Labelling scanning files for Cash payment, Bank Payment, GJVs, Payrolls, Accruals, Tax payments, and MFR.
c.     Provide necessary support during internal and external audit exercises.

3.    Data entry
a.    Entry of cash and bank payments.
b.    Daily cash count sheet verification

4.    Others
Under supervisor instructions:
a.    Perform balance Sheet Accounts Reconciliation
b.    Provision of Documents to Internal I External Audit
c.     Assist in covering other finance staff in the field office in case they are in leave or outside office.
d.   Other tasks as assigned.

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)

•    Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, and achieving and role modelling Save the Children values.
•    Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance, and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.

•    Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development, and encourage others to do the same.
•    Widely shares their personal vision the program, engages and motivates others.
•    Future orientated, thinks strategically.
•    Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues and external partners and supporters.
•    Values diversity sees it as a source of competitive strength.
•    Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.
•    Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions.
•    Willing to take disciplined risks.
•    Honest, encourages openness and transparency.

Job Requirements:


•  1-2 years’ Work experience as a Finance Assistant with International NGOs
•  Bachelor in finance or relevant field
•  Excellent experience with computerized accounts packages, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
•  Strong communication and interpersonal skills
•  Understanding of Save the Children’s vision and mission and a commitment to its values
• Written and verbal fluency in local languages and good skills of English language.


Excellent interpersonal and communication skills & problem-solving skills
Honest, encourages openness and transparency.

Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
Equal Opportunities
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.
Child Safeguarding:
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Submission Guideline:

Qualified applicants are highly encouraged to apply for the position by filling in the online application form. In addition to the online application form, they can also attach their CV and cover letter to the online system. Please note that only the applications received through the online portal will be considered for this position.

Applicants can log in to the online application system by copying and pasting the following link into their web browser. Returning users will need to enter their username and password, first-time users will need to create a user account.

It is recommended that you save your username and password for future job applications through the online system.


  • Save the Children International provides an equal employment opportunity and does not ask for money at any stage of recruitment.
  • We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse

“Save the Children strongly encourages applications from women. Minimum country requirements for potential female applicants will be followed”

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