Finance Officer – Pharo Diagnostic Centre, Assosa, Ethiopia job at The Pharo Foundation
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Finance Officer – Pharo Diagnostic Centre, Assosa, Ethiopia

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

Jobs at:

The Pharo Foundation

Deadline of this Job:
22 November 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Ethiopia , Assosa , Horn of Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, November 10, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Position Summary
The Finance Officer will be responsible for supporting the PDC by recording and reporting revenue and expenses to the PDC team. The ideal candidate will be tasked with compliance, budgeting, reporting, and contributing to the overall financial management of PDC. The Foundation is interested in hiring a competent and dedicated Finance Officer who is passionate about its work and finds fulfilment in making a real impact
Functional Relationships: Assosa Programme Office Finance team, Country Office Finance team

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Review purchase requests and ensure their correctness, budget availability, and stock balance.
• Review payment requests, and ensure alignment with the Foundation’s policies, approved budget, tax law, and sound financial management.
• Record transactions in Q-faya, our accounting system accurately and on time.
• Produce monthly management account reports; income statements, balance sheet, and budget vis-a-vis actual variance explanations from budget holders and submit them to the Assosa Finance team.
• Produce revenue and cost of services analysis by department and seek an explanation from the PDC Director on unexpected results.
• Update Fixed Asset register regularly and ensure smooth bi-annual/annual physical verification.
• Oversee proper recording and maintenance of stocks and ensure smooth bi-annual/annual physical verification.
• Review purchases critically and consult the Programme Manager/Finance and Admin Manager on contentious issues.
• Maintain strong internal control systems in financial and property management.
• Assist the Country Office Finance team during the management account report preparation.
• Other duties as assigned by the line manager.

Job Requirements
Qualification Requirements
• BA degree with a major in accounting from a reputable university.
• Minimum 7 years of relevant work experience.
• Prior experience in working in a diagnostic centre or any medical institution is a plus.
• Experience in managing inventory in a business setting.
• Excellent computer skills and ability to work on accounting software.
• Very good planning & organizational skills.
• Strong analytical skills and good knowledge of financial techniques.
• Fluency in spoken and written Amharic and English.

Personal Attributes
• Great attention to detail and a flexible approach to work.
• High level of commitment and self-motivation
• High professional and ethical standards.
• Positive outlook and outgoing personality with solid interpersonal and diplomatic skills.
• Structured and process oriented.
• Excellent time management skills with the ability to balance multiple priorities.
• Motivated to learn and perform and not afraid to ask questions.
• Willing to challenge the status quo and add value by introducing positive change.
• Excellent communicator and comfortable working in a team environment.
• Demonstrate the ability of strong communication skills in English verbally and in writing.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 84

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested and qualified applicant can apply through: 
• A detailed CV.
• Covering Letter. In your cover letter, please indicate your motivation for role, state where you heard about this position or saw it advertised e.g. through our website, jobs board, etc.
• An updated list of at least (6) referees with their name, title, current email addresses and phone numbers as follows; two supervisors, two peers, two direct reports.
• An essay of no more than 1000 words outlining the experiences you have you gained that make you the most qualified candidate for the role.
• What major challenges would you envisage in Finance and Accounting in Ethiopia and how would you contribute to resolving these using your experience?

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ethiopia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 22 November 2022
Duty Station: Assosa
Posted: 10-11-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 10-11-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 10-11-2065
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