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Samaritan Purse Ethiopia

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Position: Finance Manager
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Addis Ababa, Addis Abeba - Ethiopia
Posted date: 1 year ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

We are seeking a Finance Manager, from Addis Ababa Ethiopia to serve in our office. In this role, you will support the overall financial functions of the Ethiopia Field Office. Your strengths in communication, organization, and flexibility will further strengthen the team to complete the task at hand. This is a tremendous opportunity to make an immediate impact.

A Day in the Life of a Finance Manager:

In the role of Finance Manager, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Review and approve financial transactions for Samaritan’s Purse field operations based in the region as appropriate (including vouchers, FERs, cash advances, transfers, etc.).
  • Ensure financial and accounting activity is carried out in accordance with Samaritan's Purse field accounting policies and International Accounting Standards.
  • Represent the Finance Department in Samaritan’s Purse Senior Management and area field operations meetings.
  • Provide support to Base Manager and Program Managers with regard to financial policies, practices, and related areas as required.
  • Supervise Finance Staff and assure performance of daily functions including recording all cash, check and bank transfer transactions, maintaining cash and bank ledgers, monitoring cash advances and field expense reports, reconciling cash on hand, and monthly bank reconciliation.
  • Ensure adequate cash flow for operations and safety of financial resources at base and sub-office locations.
  • Ensure that all financial reporting obligations are met in relation to submissions for funding, grant aid, for contracts and any other initiatives.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4 years college or university in Accounting, Finance, or a related field of study.
  • 5+ years of progressive financial management experience in a complex, dynamic environment such as a nonprofit organization with operating budgets, diverse funding streams, and substantial financial and material assets (preferred).
  • CPA or equivalent certification; or equivalent combination of accounting education and managerial experience (preferred).
  • Experience with foreign currencies and grants management.
  • Strong financial management, impeccable attention to detail, interpersonal, delegation, and supervisory skills.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and independently.

Job Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Type: Full-Time

Language Requirement: Fluency in English (required)

Accompaniment: Accompanied

Travel Expectations: Required travel documents and vaccinations for entry into foreign countries will be necessary

Benefits:

  • International medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance
  • Paid Family Medical Leave
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid holidays
  • 12 vacation/personal days
  • 10 sick days
  • When at IHQ, on-site Medical Clinic (staff and dependents)

Samaritan's Purse Mission Statement:

Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.