Finance and Administration Manager job at Palladium
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Vacancy title:
Finance and Administration Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
17 July 2022  

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

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 21, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Palladium Overview
• Palladium is a global leader in the design, development, and delivery of Positive Impact—the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved—and is committed to continuing to improve—economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

• Palladium is recruiting for manager positions for a USAID-funded project that aims to support Ethiopia’s health sector in planning, implementing, regulating, institutionalizing, and sustaining the quality improvement efforts in the country for improved client satisfaction and health service utilization to improve health outcomes. These roles will provide operational and managerial support to the COP, technical, and administrative teams, and will support overall project activities. S/he must have an appropriate balance of leadership and interpersonal skills and experience and the ideal candidate must have experience in Ethiopia and/or East Africa. Ideally these candidates will be recognized leaders in their field and will have some experience in administrative capacities or RMNCAH service delivery, quality improvement and quality assurance models and approaches, data use, health financing, or community health services. For more information on the potential project, please consult the RFI: This position will be based in Addis Ababa and is contingent upon award.

Position Overview.
The Finance and Administration Manager will support the management of project finances to ensure effective use of resources to achieve project objectives in compliance with all donor requirements. Ensure financial monitoring systems provide timely and relevant reports to Palladium staff, including analysis and tracking of grant commitments (i.e., cash advances), cash flow forecasts, obligations, awards, and liquidations, to support efficient and accountable implementation. Design and implement systems and procedures in compliance with Palladium standards, including systems and procedures to mitigate risks. Monitor annual budget and financial projections and develop realistic financial forecasts for proper project planning.

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We define Safeguarding as “the preventative action taken by Palladium to protect our people, clients and the communities we work with from harm”. We are committed to ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladium are treated with respect and are free from abuse. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced selection process including safeguarding-focused interviews and a rigorous due diligence process.

Job Requirements
• Master’s Degree or higher in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or any other relevant field. Professional qualification in CPA or ACCA will be an added advantage.
• Experience managing, in increasing roles of responsibility, finance, procurement, contracts management, logistics, safety and security, and/or human resource related matters for international development activities.
• Extensive experience managing USAID contracts of $10 million or more per year dollar value.
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of professional accounting principles, theories, practices and terminology as well as principles and accepted procedures associated with USAID regulations is highly desirable.
• Strong oral and written communications skills in English.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ethiopia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 17 July 2022
Duty Station: Addis Ababa
Posted: 21-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 21-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 21-06-2065
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