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Internal Audit Officer

DACAAR invites applications from suitable candidates for the following position:

Job Title:Internal Audit Officer 
Vacancy Number:PS-007/2023
Department:Internal Audit Department
Duty station:Kabul Main Office with travel to DACAAR regional offices and field offices. 
Required number:One (1)
Gender:Male / Female 
Contract:Fixed term till end of December 2023    
Salary:According to DACAAR (PS) Category Salary Scale.
Opening Date:13/09/2023
Closing Date:28/09/2023
Organization Background:
DACAAR is a non governmental, humanitarian organization that supports sustainable development in Afghanistan through promoting the ability of local communities to decide upon and manage their own development process. The organisation employs around 900 staff of whom 05 are expatriates. Core thematic areas are: Water, Sanitation & Hygiene; Natural Resource Management; Small Scale Enterprise Development; Women’s Empowerment.


Position Description:
The Internal Audit Officer will be responsible to assist theSenior Internal Audit Officer for carrying out an independent appraisal of the effectiveness of the internal controls of DACAAR


  • Design Audit program and compliance checklists when as required.
  • Gain an understanding of risk areas, their impacts and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Inspect account books, statements, ledgers, and accounting systems for efficiency and use of accepted accounting procedures (GAAP, IFRS).
  • Assess financial operations and make best-practices recommendations to management.
  • Reviewing the financial records of DACAAR to detect any irregularities that may indicate fraudulent activity.
  • Obtain, analyses and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc
  • Perform audits of cash, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fix assets, operating expenses, & payroll expenses.
  • Conducting internal audits to test the adequacy of internal controls and compliance with DACAAR policies, donor regulations and relevant applicable laws in Afghanistan. 
  • Assist in the preparation of audit and investigation reports.
  • Assist in completion of special audit requests and projects as directed by Senior Internal Audit Officer.
  • Follow up implementation of agreed audit recommendations closely.
  • Keep up to date with donor regulations, through reading donor rules and regulations and other relevant sources of information.
  • Perform other tasks commensurate with the level of job, as instructed by the Sr. Officer/Director.
  • Liaison with all the business functions of the organization which includes HR, Finance Admin, Program & operations etc to gather data and information for audit requirements.
  • Following guidelines and making use of templates when making documents, letters, memos, presentations; looking for improvements in layout and structure of documents.
  • Preparing presentations, collecting documents, filing and providing general administrative support where necessary.
  • Structuring time and identifying priorities in the day's work, getting things done adapting spontaneously to constraints or changes in the environment (workload, operational needs).
  • The holder of this position must strictly follows the organization existing security policies, procedures and daily instructions of the safety personnel.
  • Any other tasks assign by the Supervisor
Education/ Qualification and Employment Benefits                                                 


Education: Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance is required. ACCA or CIA part Qualified is preferred.
Experience: At least 3-5 years’ Significant work experience in Audit with the International NGOs/Audit Firm

Other qualifications’ an advantage: 

  • Exceptional accounting skills.
  • Knowledge of International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing of IIA is required.
  • Proven working knowledge of all applicable auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules, and

      organisation regulations

  • Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills.
  • Good analytical and communications skills 
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office and databases.


Languages: Oral and written fluency in(English, Dari, Pashto)
Employment benefits:
  • Good training opportunities to enhance employees’ skills 
  • Severance pay: one month salary per year of service
  • 24 days of paid annual leave per year 
  • 10 days of paid sick leave per year
  • 2 days weekend
  • Eid bonus on both Eids (after the completion of three months service)
  • 30 days of paid Hajj leave (after the completion of one year service)
  • 90 days of paid maternity leave for female employees(after the completion of three months service) 
  • 5 days of paid paternity leave for male employees(after the completion of three months service)
  • 10 days of public holidays per year
  • Pick and drop Allowance AFN (2000)/month  
Procedure for submission of applications:                                                                                       


Interested and qualified candidates should submit a DACAAR Job Application Form along with introduction letter and CV online to or a Hard copy to HR Department in DACAAR main office Kabul.
Important Note:
  • Applications without DACAAR Job Application Form will not be considered.
  • Application without Vacancy Number will not be considered. 
  • DACAAR job application form can be obtained from; DACAAR website, acbar website; website / and DACAAR Main Office Kabul.
  • Applications submitted as .RAR file or the size exceeds 2MB, will not be accepted by the system
  • Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted and called for the written test/ interview.
  • The salary would be paid in AFN according to the actual exchange rate.
DACAAR is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all sections of the society. While all applicants will be strictly assessed on their individual merit, qualified women, people with disabilities and members of minority communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Kabul Office Address: 
DACAAR, Main Office, Paikob-e-Naswar, Wazirabad, Kabul, Afghanistan

Postal address: Central P.O. Box 208, Kabul, Afghanistan
Phone: (+93) 0202230752/ (+93) 0202230753
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