Finance officer job at NECSOO
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Vacancy title:
Finance officer

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

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Deadline of this Job:
19 June 2022  

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

Date Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Network of Civil Society Organizations in Oromia (NeCSOO) is a Regional Network of civil society organizations operating in the Oromia Regional State. The Network, at the moment has 67 member organizations that have engaged in a range of humanitarian response and development activities in the Region. NeCSOO engages in such CSO Network-proper activities as promotion of an enabling space for CSOs, promotion of peace and peaceful co-existence, good-governance, partnership-building, and constructive policy-dialogue and advocacy activities; to mention only some.

Currently, NeCSOO has signed a project agreement with the Management Agency of the third Phase of the Ethiopian Social Accountability Program III (EAP3) for Lot 2 (Oromia region, Borena, Guji and West Guji zones’ 15 Woredas) in coalition with its three members named GPDI, SGDA and GIRDA. The project is financed through a multi donor trust fund (MDTF) involving several DPs. The MDTF is administered by the World Bank (WB) managed by VNG International (MA)
Thus, NeCSOO would like to invite qualified, competent and interested applicants for the project that would be launched soon for the following four positions.
The finance officer is responsible to the project coordinator for financial management of the project, including accountable spending in the intervention woredas.

Main tasks of the finance officer:
• Manage the project finances by strictly following the ESAP operational manual – ensure that MA financial directives are shared with and understood by the partners and all the project team members;
• Support the PC in budget planning, modification and forecasting – so that every team member understands the budget resources available and how to account for these;
• Provide technical financial management support to relevant project staff, such as WSAEs – so they manage the woreda budgets transparently and in an accountable manner;
• Ensure that the program expenditures reconcile with those held by the contract partners;
• Proper recording of project expenditure into the accounting system and ensure that expenditure reported to the MA are reconciled with the accounting records;
• Ensure that financial reports (including those by partners) have the required documentation prior to submission to the MA;
• Prepare and submit financial reports as required in the operational manual;
• Timely and adequately address any financial management issue raised by the MA;
• Disseminate the approved quarterly financial report to the partners together with the verification memo;
• Notify sub-partners timely in case there is ineligible expenditure identified by the MA;
• Discuss financial management issues during the quarterly project management team meetings;
• Facilitate internal (by MA) and external audits as per the contract requirements;
• Facilitate project administration matters, such as procurement and close-out and other related activities.

Duration: One year with the possibility of extension
Required number: 1

Minimum qualifications and skills:
• BA degree in accounting
• Three years financial management experience of similar projects with over 200,000 USD annual budget
• Strong financial reporting skills – excellent recording of financial transactions
• Proven skill with computer based financial reporting is a must. Example: Peachtree.
• Experience with facilitation of external audits
• Willingness to spend two to three days per quarter in the woredas

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their application letter, CV, and copies of relevant credentials to NeCSOO Office located at Addis Ababa, Gurd-Shola area, near Holy City Center Mobica Building,
Or Through mail: 
Women with the required qualifications are highly encouraged to apply.
Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted for written examination and interview.
Note: NeCSOO reserves the right to cancel the employment upon unsatisfactory performances in the evaluation of written and interview exams

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ethiopia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 19 June 2022
Duty Station: Addis Ababa
Posted: 11-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 11-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-06-2065
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