Finance Officer job at Consortium of Christian Relief and Development Association (CCRDA

Vacancy title:
Finance Officer

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

Jobs at:

Consortium of Christian Relief and Development Association (CCRDA

Deadline of this Job:
20 June 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Ethiopia , Addis Ababa , Horn of Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, June 16, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Description

Key Responsibilities
• General Duties 31 May 2022
• Maintain financial records for project or other office accounts for which responsibility is assigned, ensuring AIRD Financial Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are strictly enforced
• Record receipts and payments, assure accuracy of computation and completeness of documents and maintain continuing status of allotment against obligations.
• Review adequacy of supporting documentation for all documentation forwarded for payment.
• Responsible for timely processing of staff advances for travel and activities at field level
• Prepare recurring reports on assigned accounts, noting problems resulting from excess cost or less-than-expected receipts (budget monitoring)
• Assist in budget preparation of Admin./Finance and Human Resource, including the development of new business cost proposals
• Maintain Cash and bank books, in accordance with AIRD’s SOPs: review expenses incurred from petty cash; ensure timely petty cash replenishment, keep a clear tracker of all bank transactions.
• Responsible for ensuring that supplier invoices submitted in the field are paid within agreed timelines, ensuring that all hard copy vouchers are duly authorized before payment and filing,
• Manage a systematic financial filing system that is sequential, complete, and up to date.
• Monitor field office(s) bank accounts balances and advises on funds transfer periods and amounts.
• Perform Budget to actual reports (BVA), financial projections and burn rates analysis for agreements; financial analyses based on project activities.
• Prepare and submit accurate and timely financial donors reports
• Support Donor-related compliance/Business Systems Reviews, including follow up and complete resolution of findings; support annual internal and external audits and compliance review functions and follow up of findings.
• Perform other related duties as required

Specific duties
• Data entry in QuickBooks Accounting System.
• Perform daily and monthly cash & bank reconciliations.
• Support HR management and maintain staff files/records,
• Support project Administration (prepare routine correspondences, recording in/out correspondences, prepare and filing contracts, maintain visitor’s books/appointment,
• As custodian of the cheque books, ensure safety, sequential cheque writing, counterfoil controls and application of new cheque books as appropriate.
• Prepare and submit monthly BVA reports to Management
• Prepare and submit donors reports in line with contractual obligations.
• Reports to: Country Director or the officer in charge during his/her absence

Job Requirements

Required Language
• Must be conversant in English, Amharic (written and spoken)
• Required Qualifications and Key Competences:
• Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting or other related field of study 31 May 2022
• A qualified professional certificate like ACCA, CIMA will be an added advantage
• Minimum 3-4 years of experience directly supporting/managing Finance in an NGO or corporate environment with at least 2 years in a similar position.
• Solid knowledge of accounting and financial reporting
• Experience in using QuickBooks accounting system, solid knowledge of computer software and modern accounting systems; particularly Microsoft Excel.
• Excellent knowledge of the Ethiopian fiscal environment
• Working knowledge and understanding of UN, Government funded projects as well other Grants’ rules and regulations.
• Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills in English.
• Highly organized with ability to prioritize and multi-task while working as part of a team
• Possess strong accuracy, attention to detail and ability to follow through
• Computer literate, with strong knowledge of, and experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Databases, Spreadsheets, E-mail and Internet.
• Honest, energetic, independent, self-motivated and administratively self-sufficient; problem Solving skills and Flexibility.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality, exercise discretion and sound judgment.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure

• Candidates meeting the required qualifications are encouraged to apply and attach both cover letter and resume on the email address below: 

• Note: Use"Finance Officer" as the subject line of your email!

• Cover letter should be addressed to the: Country program Director AIRD – Ethiopia Program Application Deadline: Monday 20th June 2022 at 5:30pm

• Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ethiopia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 20 june 2022
Duty Station: Addis Ababa
Posted: 16-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 16-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 16-06-2065
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