CORDAID Ethiopia Finance Assistant Jobs

CORDAID Ethiopia Finance Assistant Jobs

Job Id: 226248

Category: Accounting and Finance

Location: Addis Ababa

Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: As per the organization scale

Job Description

Cordaid is a Dutch, international non-governmental organization which combines expertise in humanitarian aid and development cooperation to realize structural poverty eradication.

Cordaid believes in a world without poverty and exclusion. Cordaid’s work focuses is on the value of every human being and the solidarity to provide a dignified existence for everyone.

Cordaid Ethiopia has been operating since 2006 in Ethiopia. Cordaid Ethiopia is currently recruiting a Finance Assistant for Addis Ababa office .

Purpose of the Position

The Finance Assistant works to support financial administration and management efforts of the Cordaid Ethiopia country office.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Follows all Cordaid, donor, and local government and procedures, grant compliance and documentation requirements;
  • Ensures all income taxes, withholding taxes, and other taxes are withheld and paid accordingly;
  • Processes payments funds to vendors, partner organizations, and Field offices on timely manner;
  • Prepares payment voucher, checks, CPOs, Bank Transfer letters and withholding receipts;
  • Verifies payment requests all expenditures have the standard projects number, account code and activity number before effecting payments;
  • Matches invoices/receipts with payment vouchers, GRN and other required documents;
  • Ensures accuracy and completeness of work advance
    settlements from staff;
  • Acts as custodian of petty cash and ensures the same is replenished to have cash balance at all times;
  • Keeps records of all cash, bank and advances on a worksheet, updating and reconciling the balance daily;
  • Supports measures of ensuring all project expenditures are included in respective projects;
  • Ensures all finance documents and reports are properly labelled and filed;
  • Maintains staff provident fund books; and
    Any other duties assigned.

    Job Requirements

    Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field;
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience at national or international level in the area of administration, procurement or logistics;
  • Previous experience in a Governmental or other International Organization is an advantage;
  • Experience working with a financial software;
  • Skilled in maintaining good documentation standards;
  • Capable of working under pressure in a multitasking position;
  • Good communication skills, including excellent English language skills;
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment; and
  • Good experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.).

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualifying applicants can submit their application letter and CV in English, with email contact details of at least 3 professional references, to the following email

    CORDAID is an equal opportunities employer and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    CORDAID Ethiopia Finance Assistant Jobs

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