Internal Control Specialist

Wed, Jan 22 2020 11:43 AM

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Job Location:










Years of Experience:

A minimum of five (5) years of progressive work ex

Employment Type:

Full Time

Contract Duration:

1 year


As per NTA Salary Scale



Vacancy Number:



Bachelor Degree in Finance, Accounting, Management and Business Administration.

No. Of Jobs:


Close date:

05, February, 2020

About Ru-WatSIP/MRRD:

The National Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Irrigation Programme (Ru-WatSIP) is one of the six closely interlinked National Development Programmes of Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) in Afghanistan. In line with Afghanistan National Rural Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Policy, the responsibilities of this programme includes policy and strategy formulation, planning, coordination and implementation of rural water supply, sanitation and hygiene promotion activities undertaken by private sectors, NGOs and the rural communities namely Community Development Councils (CDCs) and District Development Assemblies (DDAs).

Ministry of Finance (MoF) is granting Ru-WatSIP water supply projects in most of the provinces and rural areas of the country. Specially strategic pipe scheme projects namely; Zaranj water supply project, Spin Boldak water supply project, Bangi water supply project, etc,.

The implementation has been outsourced to private company and the daily supervision and regular monitoring is being conducted by Ru-WatSIP.

To ensure that project objectives are met through the planned activities in provinces, there is need for hiring of Internal Control Specialist.

Job Description:

Main Responsibilities:

Assist the Internal Control Manager in Developing and implementing of the Internal Control programs and procedures for controlling of the financial, procurement, Human Resource Management and General Administration of the Ru-WatSP of MRRD.
Assist the internal control Manager in establishing a reporting system and format for monthly reporting to Executive Director of the program and the MRRD management if needed.
Assist the internal Control Manager in establishing the periodic risk assessment of the program to identify opportunities for process and control enhancements and develop recommendations to ensure risks are sufficiently mitigated.
Act as focal-point for internal/ external auditors; coordinating with departments on follow-up of the audit Management letters and reports.
Conduct internal control testing and verifications over the process of HRD recruitments, Admin petty cash settlement, and payment to consultancies, vehicle fuel consumption & repair and maintenance, and procurement contracts of works, goods and services.
Compliance roles, regulations, policies and procedures during the engagements and verifications of the procurement, administrative and financial documents.
Retain effective communication with related departments and provide solution and recommendations to the matters.
Checking the adequacy and proper existence of internal control and operation systems within the entity.
Conduct and oversees periodic inventory system to assure that the entity’s fixed assets are well safeguarded.
Share and report the findings and deficiencies to the internal control manager and top management of the entity
Compression, cross checking and compliance of all financial books to ensure transparency and accuracy.
Checking and controlling of the project payments.
Conduct field mission if any needed.

Job Requirements:

Qualification & Experience Requirements

Academic Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree in Finance, Accounting, Management and Business Administration.

Work Experience:

A minimum of five (5) years of progressive work experience in the field Internal Control, Auditing or Compliance

Other Requirements:

Demonstrated ability to prioritize, plan, coordinate and monitor own work plan.
Ability to actively strive to improve services and achieve the goals of the entity.
Proven and sustained communication skills (verbal and written).
Proven interpersonal skills and ability to listen and work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
Extensive experience and knowledge of Afghanistan Procurement law, Afghanistan income Tax law and MOF financial forms
Knowledge of the financial management and systems of Afghanistan would be an advantage.
Computer literate (MS Office).  Familiarity with advance Ms.Office computer programs would be an advantage.
Good analytical skills; resourceful, pro-active, maturity of judgment and behavior, excellent negotiation skills.
Excellent English, Dari & Pashto communication skills, written and spoken;


Submission Guideline:

Interested Afghans with the required qualifications and experience should submit their applications electronically through
While submitting your applications please mention the Title of the position plus Vacancy Number in the subject of the e-mail; please do NOT submit any other supporting documentation or educational certificates with your application. If you are short listed you will be asked to submit electronic copies of your educational certificates and if you are invited to written test you will be required to present the original certificates. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date of the position. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written test Note: In the interests of open and fair competition and a merit based selection process applicants are advised that lobbying for a position , whether by the applicant or by any person acting on his or her behalf, shall result in the immediate disqualification of the candidate from further consideration. Applicants are strongly advised to inform potential supporters of this restriction which shall be strictly enforced.

Please don’t forget to type the Vacancy Announcement Number (1418/020/HRCSD/Ru-WatSIP/MRRD) in Subject while applying online. Application without vacancy number will not be accepted.


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