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Ethiopia , Ethiopia
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
2 days ago

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Job Description

Hiring organization: World Vision Ethiopia

Job title: Finance officer

Employment type: Full-time 

Deadline: June 16, 2024

Job category: Accounting and Finance, Business and Administration

About World Vision Ethiopia:

World Vision Ethiopia began its first intervention in Ethiopia in 1971 with relief and opened the Ethiopia office in 1975. Relief, rehabilitation, and small community development projects dominated the decade that followed. During the 1984/85 drought, World Vision Ethiopia participated in a massive relief operation that saved the lives of millions of people.

Starting its operation with emergency intervention in some parts of Ethiopia, World Vision currently operates in 53 Area Programs (APs) implementing effective programmes, such as Education, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Nutrition, Emergency Response, Faith and Development, Food Security, Economic Development, Climate change, and environmental projects and other cross-cutting programmes.

 Job Requirements:

Grant Financial Accounting Operation:

  • Process Grant Financial transaction/ in compliance with WVI FM manual, internal policies, terms, conditions and regulations of the grant according to the grant terms and conditions.
  • Manage account for the emergency response. 
  • Establishes good working relationship with partners, program staffs and other stakeholders; works closely with field staff and the communities to initiate project activities and to disseminate information
  • Engage in preparation of monthly LDR for respective grant projects and encourage field staff as per grant requirement.
  • Follow up and support settlement of document related to WFP project Process reversal journal entries for correction, reclassification or allocation for grant costs and submit for review and approval Review grant financial reports/documents, grant analysis & process the required journal entries and follow up of sub grant advance settlement.
  • Prepare/review cash flow of the grant projects, and submit to Grant Finance Manager for final review and posting to sun system Review and flow up for WFP project purchase requestion in the syste

Grant Compliance and Risk Management:

  • Ensure monthly grant financial reports are filled and ready for external/internal audit reviews Involve in budget preparation, cash flow analysis, budget management and control in collaboration with staff. 
  • Engage in maintaining monthly and annual fixed asset inventory register of the school, handle cash request and management to ensure project’s month end cash balance according to the project’s target and request fuel coupon as per the need Involve in budget preparation, cash flow analysis, budget management and control in collaboration with staff. 
  • Collect all VAT document from field and HO and prepare and submitted to WFP and follow up the reimbursement process Monitor grant project spending and follow abnormal balances/records, un allowable costs, and report to concerned managers and project budget holders for direction Ensure timely advance management and data management for the field office Ensure the application of GAAP Principles and WVI financial management protocols in preparing journal, reports and operation of grant accounting. 
  • Ensure the financial and accounting integrity of World Vision Ethiopia. Recognize the importance of practicing organization core values Punctuality on working hours and effective use of working hour for organizational business Provide objectively verifiable reports to management and stakeholders Give priority to customer satisfaction Escalate abnormal, fraudulent acts to management without hesitation.  Ensure confidentially for organization financial information and encounters

Job Requirements:

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • BA in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field with minimum of five years in progressive working experience in similar environment with adequate exposure to project accounting, financial management
  • Professional skills - CPA/ACCA preferable
  • Experience working with an international organization will be an added advantage
  • Excellent computer skills in Excel, Word, Q & A & Sun-systems software.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability in supervision
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Tact and diplomacy in dealing with staff-related to work environment needs
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and publicAC

Required Skills:

    • Business Development
    • Accounting
    • Account management

    How To Apply:

    Interested and qualified applicants can apply through the following link

    World Vision is a child-focused organization that is committed to safeguarding all children as well as adult beneficiaries and has zero tolerance for incidents of violence or abuse against children or adults, including sexual exploitation or abuse, committed either by employees or others affiliated with our work. Therefore, World Vision does not hire staff whose background is not suitable for working with children or vulnerable adults, even if their role does not interact directly with them.

    Disclaimer: World Vision Ethiopia is a reputable organization that values transparency and fairness in its recruitment process and does not solicit any money for any job application. We encourage all job seekers to be cautious of any job ads that require payment or personal information upfront. If you have any questions or concerns about our job ads or recruitment process, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.

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