ABH Partners P.L.C Finance and Budget Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

ABH Partners P.L.C Finance and Budget Manager Jobs in Ethiopia


Purpose of the Role

  • The Finance and Budget Manager is a leadership level position reporting to the Chief Executive Officer.

  • S/he is responsible for all Board finances, including accounting and financial management as well as establishing and maintaining a sound and transparent accounting and fiscal control procedures.

  • S/he will also advise the Board leadership and other staff on financial matters.

    Major Responsibilities

  • Develop financial resource management strategy, policies, guidelines and procedures which are in line with basic public finance laws and guidelines for the organization;

  • Based on the strategic objectives of the organization, prepare annual departmental plan;

  • Based on the budget threshold, collect information from departments and prepare annual budget;

  • Based on the approved annual budget, analyze the budget and code them correctly as per the organizational chart of account;

  • Manage all accounts including ensuring that cash, payable and receivables are reconciled in a timely manner;

  • Prepare financial transaction report every month and share with leadership;

  • Establish committee responsible for preparing cash flow and cash need plan and monitor its implementation;

  • Based on the approved budget and cash need, approve cash requests and present to responsible team/person;

  • Periodically monitor cash at hand and in the bank and confirm the financial capacity of the organization;

  • Check spending against effective use of financial resources and ensure that the best value for money is achieved;

  • When budget deficiency occurs, recommend allocation of additional budget and budget transfer for approval;

  • Review payment and budget requests against relevant guidelines and channel to responsible expert for implementation;

  • Ensure that income from donors are collected and deposited to the organization bank account on a timely manner;

  • Ensure that funds from donors are utilized as per the agreement and prevailing working manual, prepare reports, provide technical advice;

  • Monitor and control the financial transaction of projects funded by government and donors ,

  • Ensure various templates, accounting books and cheques are handled properly, design controlling system and follow up its implementation;

  • Develop a robust internal financial controlling system

  • Monitor and confirm all accounting records are done properly;

  • Based on the delegation of authority, review and approve employee salary and other payments;

  • Based on the organizational mandate, he/she ensure relevant incomes are collected and transferred to bank on time;

  • Ensure timely financial closure and actively collaborate with internal & external auditors

  • Based on audit finding and recommendation, prepare an
    action plan and take immediate corrective action;

  • Provide external auditors’ report along with a receivable and payable explanation to responsible departments;

  • Ensure the withholding and payment of income taxes, withholding taxes and other taxes and payables;

  • Validate financial transaction explanation and analysis;

  • Compile and validate the monthly report and submit to the board and relevant government authorities;
    Ensure that all financial transactions of the
  • institution are processed accurately, in accordance with the intended purposes.

  • Provide training/orientation to staff and other partners on government and organization financial management policies and procedures; and

  • Perform other tasks assigned by the supervisor.

    Job Requirements

  • MA/MBA/BA in Accounting, Accounting & Finance, Business Management, Business Administration and public Finance

  • For MA/MBA holders: at least 8 years of relevant experience of which 4 years on leadership position and 4 years of experience in public sector.

  • For BA holders: at least 10 years of relevant experience of which 6 years on leadership position and 4 years in public sector.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skill

  • Solid knowledge of full cycle accounting principles, financial systems, budget/cash flow monitoring and internal accounting controls

  • Respect NEBE’s main principles of performing in a free, impartial and fair manner;

  • Ability to remain highly organized while handling multiple tasks under tight deadlines

  • Strong conceptual analytical skill and numerical ability

  • High level of computer literacy with sound knowledge of financial accounting software and spreadsheet package

  • Strong organization and leadership skills
    Willingness to adhere to all principles of confidentiality

  • Must value operating in a collaborative and cooperative environment

  • Ability to show initiative, good judgment, and resourcefulness

  • Conduct self with integrity and function ethically

  • Ability to manage staff and work with senior management

  • The ability to remain highly organized while handling multiple tasks under tight deadlines

  • Not a member of any political party

    How to Apply

  • Qualified applicants can submit their, application letter along with an updated CV with three professional references, copies of education credentials and work experience via email to nebevacancy@abhpartners.com by stating the position you are applying on the subject line of the email.

  • The application may also be submitted in person to our office located on Bole Road, behind DH Geda Tower Addis Ababa from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday to Friday.

  • Application Deadline: 5:30pm, August 14, 2020

  • Qualified candidates who fulfill the criteria will be hired only following the approval and endorsement by NEBE.

  • Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

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