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World Vision

World Vision

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Position: Finance officer
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Eastern Amhara - Ethiopia
Posted date: 1 month ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience the fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Employee Contract Type:

Local - Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

To manage financial and administrative activities of the emergency response as per the organization’s policies and procedures.

Grant Financial Accounting Operation

  • Process Grant Financial transactions/ in compliance with the WVI FM manual, internal policies, terms, conditions, and regulations of the grant according to the grant terms and conditions.
  • Manage accounts for the emergency response.
  • Establishes good working relationships with partners, program staff and other stakeholders; works closely with field staff and the communities to initiate project activities and disseminate information
  • Engage in preparation of monthly LDR for respective grant projects and encourage field staff as per grant requirements.
  • Follow up and support settlement of documents related to the WFP project Process reversal journal entries for correction, reclassification, or allocation for grant costs and submit for review and approval Review grant financial reports/documents, grant analysis & process the required journal entries and follow up of sub-grant advance settlement.
  • Prepare/review cash flow of the grant projects, and submit to Grant Finance Manager for final review and posting to sun system Review and flow up for WFP project purchase requestion in the system

Grant Compliance and Risk Management

  • Ensure monthly grant financial reports are filled and ready for external/internal audit reviews Involve in budget preparation, cash flow analysis, budget management, and control in collaboration with staff.
  • Engage in maintaining monthly and annual fixed asset inventory register of the school, handle cash requests and management to ensure the project’s month-end cash balance according to the project’s target, and request fuel coupons as per the need Involve in budget preparation, cash flow analysis, budget management and control in collaboration with staff.
  • Collect all VAT documents from field and HO and prepare and submit to WFP and follow up the reimbursement process Monitor grant project spending and follow abnormal balances/records, un allowable costs, and report to concerned managers and project budget holders for direction Ensure timely advance management and data management for the field office Ensure the application of GAAP Principles and WVI financial management protocols in preparing journal, reports, and operation of grant accounting.
  • Ensure the financial and accounting integrity of World Vision Ethiopia. Recognize the importance of practicing organization core values Punctuality on working hours and effective use of working hours for organizational business Provide objectively verifiable reports to management and stakeholders Give priority to customer satisfaction Escalate abnormal, fraudulent acts to management without hesitation. Ensure confidentially for the organization's financial information and encounters

Required Qualifications:

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • BA in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field with a minimum of five years of progressive working experience in a similar environment with adequate exposure to project accounting, financial management
  • Professional skills - CPA/ACCA preferable
  • Experience working with an international organization will be an added advantage
  • Excellent computer skills in Excel, Word, Q & A & Sun-systems software.

Skills & Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability in supervision
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Tact and diplomacy in dealing with staff work environment needs
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and public

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only