Deadline of this Job: 07 October 2022
Finance Manager - Eastern & Southern Africa
Purpose Of The Role

To contribute to the effective organization and delivery of Lifebox Ethiopia’s finance operations; and to contribute to the effective financial management and reporting of all East and Southern Africa operations. The position reports to the Lifebox Global Finance Manager. The Finance Manager will work closely with all members of the global Lifebox team.

Specific Responsibilities
The Finance Manager will be responsible for all aspects of Lifebox’s operational delivery and organization in Ethiopia, and within the East & Southern Africa region, pertaining to finance. Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
• Ensure robust and accurate fiscal management at Lifebox Ethiopia; including timely completion of annual budgeting and mid-year reforecast processes, preparation of budget estimates for grants and project proposals and reporting on these, and timely and accurate recording of all financial transactions in line with organizational and donor requirements and deadlines;
• Produce timely, accurate and relevant monthly management accounts;
• Producing other reports and recommendations as appropriate;
• Following established procedures and policies and, with the guidance of the Global Finance Manager, improving systems and controls surrounding all aspects of the organization’s financial management;
• Responsible for treasury management and reconciliation of the bank and cash accounts, preparation of monthly financial records, ensuring financial and resource accountability;
• Responsible for the bookkeeping of all Lifebox Foundation activities in Ethiopia and East & Southern Africa, including statutory tax filings and submissions;
• Preparation of grant funds reports and budgets;
• Carry out period end and year-end financial operations;
• Ensure custody and management of accounting documents for records as required for statutory auditing and grant auditing;
• Oversee annual financial audit process for Lifebox Ethiopia;
• To provide cover for and complement the work of other finance staff;
• Any other duties that may be reasonably requested, commensurate with ability and experience
• Other responsibilities may be added depending on experience and need.
Contract: Full-time 12 month
Reporting to: Lifebox Global Finance Manager

• BCom Accounting/ Finance/ related
• Minimum 5 year's recent exposure in relevant comparable roles within the international non-profit sector in Ethiopia or globally;
• Working knowledge of donor reporting and compliance requirements (institutional donors such as USAID and foundations), as well as restricted/unrestricted grants management;
• Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel;
• Ability to effectively manage and prioritise multiple work streams, and to work independently and proactively;
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to cultivate and maintain internal and external relationships with stakeholders, partners, and staff;
• Excellent written and spoken English;
• Amharic language skills.

Deadline of this Job: 27 September 2022
Senior Accountant

Job Description
Sabahar PLC is a textile company which produces hand woven textiles to sell locally and internationally.
Sabahar Plc. would like to invite qualified and interested applicants for the following position

The senior accountant shall discharge the following responsibilities:
• Ensure financial transactions (cheque payments) are properly recorded and entered in to the computerized accounting system.
• Record all daily transactions with accepted and agreed standards (sales and check payment)
• Prepare payment by verifying documents and withholding tax deduction and timely disbursement;
• Timely prepare tax, pension and other statutory payments
• Prepare payroll and schedule each financial activity in each month.

Reports to: Finance Manager
Terms of Employment: Permanent

Job Requirements
• BA degree in Accounting & Finance with progressive 3 years related work experience.
• Experience from private companies is preferable.

Knowledge, skill and ability:
• Basic computer skill (Microsoft Word & Excel) and Peachtree accounting
Deadline of this Job: 30 September 2022
Position summary
The Senior Compliance, Risk and Grant Officer will be responsible to ensure the overall compliance with all grants, federal, state, local and private, ensuring United Way is in compliance and meeting all deliverables, including monitoring of sub-recipients. This includes an understanding of all critical aspects of the grant cycle from pre-award to post-award; developing cost proposal packages for negotiations with subcontractors; cost negotiations with clients both as a prime contractor and as a subcontractor and any other submissions as required.

Duties and responsibilities
• Responsible for compliance by various external partners of the company is properly adhered to as per the contract
• Oversee Financial, environmental, health and social risks related to partnering with private partners are identified, assessed, managed/mitigated and monitored accordingly.
• Supervise the compliance and grant team
• Oversee and supervise the due diligence and present a report to the leadership team.
• Identify risks such as environment and social, governance, and internal control and communicate with the leadership
• Lead the contract negotiation process and be the contact person for the company
• Lead the contract preparation process by consulting with the legal team (when needed)
• Oversee the procurement process of implementing partners and service providers
• Oversee in ensuring the documentation of internal memos and letters
• Oversee the intervention committee meetings
• Lead the concept note, intervention guides and other intervention documents review and approval
• Lead the cash forecast and budget utilization reporting process on an ongoing basis
• Update portfolio management documents and make analysis on a regular basis and present to the team
• Oversee payments for contract milestones
• Lead the vetting process and ensure the accuracy of the documentation.
• Oversee the update and review of the grant for each project are managed.
• Oversee to ensure funds management records are documented efficiently and accurately and confirm the information is always up to date.
• Lead partner monitoring in collaboration with the technical team and identify risks on the ground.
• Work in collaboration with a cross-cutting team to develop and implement the tool for assessing environmental and social risks.
• Develop compliance and risk manuals and procedures and update them as it is fit.
• Provide training on a continuous basis to the team on compliance, risk and grant management
• Oversee to ensure all hard and soft copy files are properly documented in the server.
• Perform any other duties as may be required by him/her immediate supervisor;

Job Requirements
• Bachelor (BA) Degree (MA preferred) in Business, Finance, Project Management, Development Studies, or relevant Social Science from a recognized University/College
• Relevant experience of minimum 5 years for BA and 3 years for MA in Project Management in a donner funded project
• Good interpersonal skills and a good team player
• Strong command of English and Amharic
• Proven skills in proposal writing, project designing, and report writing
• Familiarity with major donor rules and regulations
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving capacities – ability to identify issues with contractual implications, ensure consistent donor reporting and support teams in providing appropriate analyses of activities.
• High adaptability – the ability to work with large range of actors including institutional donors and partners and to develop understanding of various contexts.
• High attention to detail in reviewing and inputting to reports, proposals and other documents.
• Advanced interpersonal skills and good pedagogy to support staffs in ensuring compliance with donor requirements
• Good proficiency in Microsoft Office – significant experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Deadline of this Job: 30 September 2022
Job Description
Our company is looking for a Senior Internal Auditor to direct our auditing process. We’ll rely on you to ensure that our financial operations and controls meet standards and are error-free.
Our Senior Auditor must be meticulous and analytical, with deep knowledge of auditing practices. We expect you to be reliable, with strong organizational skills, as well as expertise in risk management and compliance.

• Plan and oversee the auditing process
• Allocate responsibilities to junior and staff auditors
• Review team members’ work for accuracy and compliance
• Perform effective risk and control assessments
• Complete audits on time and submit reports to general manager
• Present audit findings and find ways to increase compliance and efficiency
• Coordinate periodical audits

Requirements and skills
• BA/ BSc in Accounting or Finance or related field
• In-depth understanding of auditing and control practices
• Updated knowledge of applicable laws and regulations
• Proficient in MS Office (especially Excel), TFRS certificate and accounting software
• Strong mathematical and analytical skills
• Attention to detail
• Organizational and leadership abilities
• Integrity and reliability
• 2 years related experience as an auditor

Deadline of this Job: 30 September 2022
Job Summary and Description
The Cost & Budget Division Head participates in the preparation of the detailed Master and Flexible Budgets of the Company; prepares reports of their utilizations, analyses and reports deviations with actual performances; he/she prepares monthly performance report for each profit center and for the company as a whole. This Job description is always subjected to change amendment as per the job demand itself and as required by the company.

Specific duties and responsibilities:
• Checks and verifies the accuracy of Job Cost Sheets of produced items prepared by his/her assistant;
• Checking & Verifying posting of all store documents and reconciliation of
o Finished Goods Stock movement
o Raw Material Stock movement
• Posting spare part documents, checking movement and balance
• Monthly Stock Count, reconciliation and rectification of imbalance
• Monthly Input/output Analysis
• Preparation of Budget & related tasks
• Weekly checking budget and actual variance, and reports to FM/GM.
• Responsible Accounts such as:- Stock -RM, FG, Spares and Fixed Asset
• Follows up and clears unnecessary balances of work in Process (WIP) and Goods in Transit (GIT) accounts;
• Assists in the preparation of Master and Flexible Budgets of the Company;
• Prepares budget utilization reports including reports of variance analysis;
• Records monthly adjustments for variations between the actual and estimated Manufacturing Overhead (MOH) Costs.
• Prepares monthly performance reports for each profit center and for the company as a whole.
• Train and supervises his/her assistants.
• Forwards explanations for enquiries of internal and external auditors concerning costs and budget issues;
• Participates and leads the periodic and annual inventory count.
• Follows up recording of cost accounting documents establishing a close relationship with his/her supervisor.
• Implement the established cost classifications, accumulations and reporting systems which are necessary to provide detail information for the control and disclosure of cost accounting records.
• Check the correctness of weight average precast of each inventory (RM, FG, spare part)
• Check the correctness of each cost recorded in the book of account.
• Periodic reconciliation of stock record with inventory control accountant or store keeper and make necessary adjustment.
• Prepare periodic reconciliation of subsidiary ledger against general ledger of inventory items and supplier account.
• Using store issue vouchers, sort direct material consumption of each job produced.
• Review stock movement every month.
• Prepare consumption and production report every month.
• He/she is required to perform any activity appointed by his/her immediate supervisor related to his/her current job which is not mentioned in this document.
Job Responsibility # 3: Reporting
• Prepares periodic reports and submits to FM.
• Prepares budget utilization reports; compares budgets with actual costs, revenue, administrative costs and other obligations to determine the accuracy of current estimates.
• Prepare and consolidate periodic financial reports/statements required by law and to help the management decisions making processes.
Job Responsibility # 4: Leadership
• Lead on the setting and monitoring of performance targets for the department.
• Supervises, leads, guides and supports staff responsible to him/her.
• Completes all performance management activities including; performance planning, monitoring, and annual performance appraisals.
• Provide the environment for learning within the department to ensure continuous development of skills.
• Establish and maintain good working relationship amongst the Finance Department staffs and with other departments and staffs as well as external stakeholders such as banks, auditors, customers and partners.
Job Responsibility # 4: Others
• Performs other duties assigned by the FM.

Job Requirements:
• BA in Finance or Accounting, minimum of 6 years relevant work experience in manufacturing business companies. Better Knowledge of Ethiopian Taxation System, Costing and Budget Preparation, IFRS skill is required.
Deadline of this Job: 30 September 2022
Job Requirements
Required Number : 2(Two)
Qualification : Diploma or B.A Degree in Accounting or Finance
Work Experience : 4 years for Diploma or 2 years B.A. Degree in relevant role

Deadline of this Job: 30 September 2022
Job Requirements
Required Number : 1(One)
Qualification : Diploma or B.A Degree in Accounting or Finance
Work Experience : 4 years for Diploma or 2 years for B.A. Degree in relevant role

Skills and Abilities:
• Basic Computer
• Cash Register Machine
Deadline of this Job: 30 September 2022
Job Description
Sets general trading plc is Import- Export, Commission Agent and Special Contractor.
We are seeking for experienced candidates to fill in the Cost & Budget Accountant position.

• BA /MA in accounting/Marketing/ Business fields.
• 7/5 Years of relevant experience

Deadline of this Job: 03 October 2022
Job Summary
The Accountant will analyze financial transactions, prepare payroll, prepare financial statements and report the same to management. Maintain correspondence with parents for payment completion.

Key roles & responsibilities:
• Analyzes operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred.
• Records, maintains, analyzes budgets, and prepares periodic reports comparing budgeted costs to actual costs.
• Analyzes records of financial transactions to determine accuracy and completeness of entries, using accounting software.
• Prepares monthly payroll and reconciles it with bank payments.
• Prepares balance sheet, Income statement, amortization and depreciation schedules, and other financial reports.
• Reports budget utilization, tax strategies, and assumptions underlying budget forecasts.
• Develops, implements, modifies, and documents budgeting and cost systems.
• Checks term tuition collections and updates outstanding balances.
• Prepares revenues and expenditures variance analysis and submits reports to the management.
• Prepares taxes owed summary, ensures compliance with tax payment and other tax requirements.
• Updates charts of accounts, and assigns entries to proper accounts.
• Performs any other related duties as and when assigned.
Other duties
• Being accessible to parents during drop off and dismissal and other occasions
• Collaborate with appropriate personnel
• Support with the development and revision of policies and handbooks
• Communicating information to community members (I.e. Parents)
• Input into school policy making where appropriate
• Attend school functions and meetings when required
• Board meetings and retreats when necessary (and any other related duties assigned by the Board and principal).

• First Degree in Accounting, Financial Accounting, or related discipline
• Minimum 4 years of relevant experience preferably in an international or community school.
• Special Trainings: Peachtree accounting practical experience. Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly in Excel.

Deadline of this Job: 01 October 2022
Job Description
About Frontieri: Frontieri Consult PLC, based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with branch offices in Juba, South Sudan, and Berlin, Germany, is one of the leading consulting firms in Ethiopia. The firm was established in 2008 primarily to undertake research and consulting activities in several areas of development and disciplines to governmental and non-governmental organizations, as well as bilateral and multilateral institutions.

General Duties and Responsibilities of the Internal Auditor:
• Reviewing financial records, spreadsheets, and other documents to gain a thorough overview of company finances;
• Performing calculations to ensure all financial figures are accurate;
• Talking to staff members and assessing their tasks to identify areas where company operations can be made more efficient;
• Gather relevant information about internal company practices through research and discussion with employees;
• Determine ways to cut costs and improve profitability;
• Writing reports to summarize findings and propose changes based on solid evidence;
• Meeting with management to discuss recommendations and how these can be implemented.
• Evaluate record keeping and financial reporting/ documents compliance with federal and provincial regulations;
• Plan, organize, manage and carry out the internal audit function including the preparation of periodic plans in the context of an overall annual audit plan for the respective fiscal year, including field visits and Country Office department audits as appropriate.
• Make recommendations on policies, processes, systems, and procedures. Report on findings to the CEO and the management.
• Work closely with the Director of Finance on all internal audit issues and the implementation of recommendations.
• Provide advice and information to the Senior Management Team, Boards, and colleagues on areas of compliance and risk. This will include legal developments and best practices. It will also include recommendations of opportunities to make more effective use of our resources.
• Perform procedures to identify/track the incidence of fraud and error; that is carry out necessary checks to ensure transactions are genuine and fair and to prevent abuse and misuse of Frontieri’s resources.
• Regularly review physical count of stock and fixed assets for completeness and accuracy of valuations in line with IFRS’s requirement.
• Review all Logistics functions (procurement, stock management, asset registration, etc.) to ensure that they are fair and transparent processes and also ensure that procurement processes are following the procurement chart.
• Maintain good communications within the team and ensure that all necessary information is shared and understood.

Qualification and Experience:
• Bachelor’s or Master’s in Accounting and Finance or related fields.
• A minimum of 5 years for bachelor’s and 3 years for master’s related work experience.

Technical and other skills:
• Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Exceptional Mathematical Skills
• Critical thinking skills
• Accounting Software ad spreadsheet
• Detail-oriented
• Report writing