China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation Finance officer Jobs in Ethiopia

China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation Finance officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 216672

Category: Accounting and Finance
Location: Addis Ababa
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Salary: Negotiable

Job Description

China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA is a non-governmental charitable organization based in Beijing, registered at the Ministry of Civil Affairs, PRC, in 1989 and professionally supervised by the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development.

CFPA Ethiopia country office is registered under FDRE agency for civil society’s new proclamation 1113/2011 in 2019 with the registration number 4250.

Position Purpose:

The Finance Officer will be responsible for performing financial review and analysis of transactions applying accounting principles, policies and procedures. S/he will ensure existence of sound documentation/filing system and up-to-date records and timely reporting.

Reporting & Supervision:

The Finance Officer reports to Country Director.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that financial transactions meet all donor and partner contractual requirements, complies with CFPA policies and regulations and pertinent government regulations.
  • Review of advance requests, liquidations and travel expenses reimbursement requests to ensure compliance in all respects - CFPA's, donor's and government's rules and regulations - including cost principles; adequacy, appropriateness, and completeness of documentation per check list; proper initiation and processing; analysis of transactions per tax, labor
    and other pertinent laws of the country; proper classification and codifications of expenses.
  • Maintain advance tracking and follow-up for timely liquidation and monthly reconciliation thereto.
  • Perform monthly reconciliation of advances, prepayments, security deposits, and payables.
  • Participate in ongoing analysis, forecasting and review of project expenses, budget planning and realignment as required.
  • Adherence to their respective internal policies and procedures and by extension applicable regulations, policies and procedures emanating from CFPA, donor and the Government of Ethiopia.
  • Preparation, review and approval of payroll, advance liquidations, utilization on prepayments, cash transfers from HQ and transfer from one bank account into another.
  • Ensuring adequacy, appropriateness, completeness and orderliness of scanned and uploaded documents.
  • Set weekly, monthly and quarterly Performance Objectives and prepare Performance Plans and implement same once approved by Country Director.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

    Job Requirements

  • At least BA degree in accounting, finance or related fields
  • Must have at least 3 years of related work experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Spoken and Written English highly desired, Medium level also required
  • Working skills and knowledge on financial management software
  • Excellent skills in Excel and similar applications

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified applicants can send their CV through the following email address:

    China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation Finance officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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