Finance Officer job at Education Development Trust

Vacancy title:Finance Officer

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

Jobs at:Education Development Trust

Deadline of this Job:20 July 2022  

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

Date Posted: Monday, July 11, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The job holder’s duties and responsibilities are outlined as follows: 1. Review financial documents guided by the Financial Guidelines of the organization and follow up on any gap areas. 2. Prepare and process payment requests by ensuring that all necessary and proper support documents are attached, and the correct codes have been used and all necessary approvals have been obtained. 3. Ensure all suppliers are paid on time by performing an accurate Accounts Payables payment run on a weekly basis. 4. Maintain proper and accurate accounting records by filing documents in a timely manner monthly. 5. Make and monitor banking operations guided by the Financial Guidelines of the organization including monitoring bank balances daily and report any anomalies to the Finance Coordinator. 6. Prepare and maintain in file the monthly bank reconciliations as per the Monthly Schedule. 7. Maintain monthly balance sheet reconciliation schedules for all Balance Sheet Accounts. 8. Inputting and verifying data in the ERP system in accordance to Ed Dev Trust Finance Guidelines. 9. Perform regular ERP system checks as directed by the Finance Coordinator or Finance Manager. 10. Assist in the preparation of financial reports/submissions for presentation to the various clients and Head Office under the guidance of the Finance Coordinator or Finance Manager. 11. Assist in the preparation of all relevant Ethiopia statutory returns by ensuring these are prepared in compliance to the statute and paid on time. 12. Assist in preparation for internal and external audits by availing support documentations and relevant audit schedules. 13. Advise and provide support for non-finance staff by providing training on the organization’s financial processes. 14. Ensure all financial transactions and records are undertaken and maintained in accordance with Ethiopia laws by understanding and applying these laws. 15. Develop ideas and ways in which office systems can be made more efficient and cost-effective, whilst respecting project and operational needs. 16. Any other reasonable duty as may be assigned that is consistent with the nature of the job and the safe and effective operation of the organization Job Requirements Person Specification: Knowledge Essential:  Excellent written and oral English Language skills § Should have BA degree in Accountancy and/or an ACCA or CPA (K) or equivalent § Excellent MS-Excel skills § Excellent analytical and numerical skills § Excellent Time management skills Experience Essential: • At least 5 years of relevant work experience • Experience working with an ERP system (Business World On highly desired) • Must have minimum three years’ experience in a multi-project accounting department • A thorough understanding of accounting concepts and financial procedures for development partners e.g. DFID, EC & USAID • Experience of explaining variances and dealing with any queries. • Proven experience of being proactive by identifying areas of concern or areas for improvement Skills: Essential: • Must demonstrate the following competencies: Interpersonal skills, efficiency in task execution • Ability to compile and analyze data required for reports • An effective communicator • Excellent time management • Ability to work to precise deadlines • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite packages (Advanced Excel highly desirable) • Ability to work independently and as an effective team member

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested Applicants can send your application and CV following the below link:- /vacancies/1800/finance-officer.html 

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ethiopia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 20 July 2022  
Duty Station: Ethiopia Addis Ababa
Posted: 11-07-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 11-07-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-07-2066
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