Finance Assistant job at Plan International Ethiopia

Vacancy title:
Finance Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Plan International Ethiopia

Deadline of this Job:
23 November 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Ethiopia , Afar , Horn of Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Description

• Ensure minimum cash balance is available for the normal functioning of the office at Program area level.
• Avail all cash request of the PA and pay without any significant delay to the intended purpose as per the Program officers & Program coordinators request.
• Check all financial documents are reviewed and approved before payments are effected.
• Replenish all documents on time so that the organization record shows up to date balance.
• Deposit all collected cash within a week to the organization account.
• Follow and pay all PA’s cash commitment are paid on time e.g. telephone, electric, & water bills.
• Keep records of all amount paid, received and reconcile cash balance with records every working day.
• Report all cash shortage/ overage and all unpaid vouchers of more than reasonable time.
• Support the Program Area Finance Officer in paying tax issues to the relevant tax authority.
• Conduct monthly summery of pension, Income tax and withholding tax and submitted to the finance officer to facilitate the payment
• Prepare check payment to suppliers and staffs on time.
• Keep filling systems in which documents could be readily available, easily traced and ensure that all documents fulfil the appropriate source document.
• Support other staffs on finance related issue
• Support the Program Area Finance Officer in Audit Facilitation.
• Perform other related tasks as need arise and instructed by immediate supervisor.

Dealing with Problems:

Making the necessary precautions while travelling with huge cash transactions.
Perform any other related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor
Safeguarding Children and Young People (Safeguarding) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI)
• Understands and puts into practice the responsibilities under Safeguarding and GEI policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), ensuring that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.
• Ensures that all staff in the unit/function/department are properly inducted on and understands their role in upholding Plan International’s safeguarding and GEI policies;
• Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in day to day work.
• Ensures that Plan Ethiopia contributes to Plan International’s global efforts to ensure safeguarding and GEI, including making sure that relevant reporting and data are submitted

Job Requirements
Educational Qualification and Experience:

• Diploma in Accounting/Business management with at least two years of relevant experience.

• Basic computer skill to process various document settlements like Excel.
• Ample knowledge of currency denominations and counting.

Languages required:
• Fluency in English language is essential
• Knowledge of Local Languages is a desirable

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

Job application procedure

The closing date for the application in November 23.2022. Qualified candidates should submit the application form found with this link  through 

This position is only open to Ethiopian Nationals, who must be eligible to live and work in Ethiopia.
More information about Plan International can be found on 
References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy. Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all persons meeting the skills and experience required.
As an international child centered community development organization, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.
Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we as an organization, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.
Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ethiopia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 23 November 2022
Duty Station: Afar
Posted: 17-11-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-11-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-11-2066
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