DRC NGO Finance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

DRC NGO Finance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia



The Danish Refugee Council (DRC), an international non-governmental organization (NGO), has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. DRC promotes and supports solutions to the problems faced by refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs), and migrants.

The organization has offices across the region, and has been operational in Ethiopia since 2009. With funding from bilateral and multilateral donors, DRC is currently implementing a range of activities across Ethiopia and Djibouti, including WASH and shelter provision, child and youth protection, gender based violence response, awareness-raising of migration risks, protection monitoring of migration routes, and livelihoods support for returning migrants or those at-risk of migration.


Responsibilities


  • Ensure the monthly closing and cash follow status report is produced on time in electronic and hard copies to Head Office; get familiar with DRC dynamics mainly on finance section.
  • Maintain proper filing systems of financial documents, scan and burn on CDs those monthly financial reports to be forwarded to Addis;
  • Maintain an electronic monthly cash book and perform daily and weekly cash reconciliation of the programme books;
  • Check expenditures against budgets, preparation of monthly expenditure statement and properly filing of financial documents;
  • Ensure that accounting records are kept updated, are reliable and are maintained according to DRC accounting practices;
  • Code transactions for the project floats and ensure it is in line with project budget lines;
  • Manage cash balances to ensure that sufficient balances are maintained for ongoing activities, while preventing too high balances to avoid incurring high exchange rate charges.
  • Update monthly staff payroll for deduction for advances, and keep track of clearing all outstanding;
  • Ensure timely and accurate encoding of all financial movements using DRC’s ERP or dynamics system;
  • Produce serially numbered cash receipt and cash payment vouchers, and code expenditures appropriately;
  • Support payment to service providers, suppliers and contractors and clearance of advance of procurement officer against a “Goods Received Note” signed by supply
    chain Officer
    Prepare and distribute monthly expenditures reports on project and programme level in support of managers and programme staff
  • Ensure that all documents relating to financial transactions and donor contracts are properly filed in order to facilitate their retrieval and to safeguard DRC financial interest
  • Facilitate smooth internal and external audits of donor contracts


    Requirements


  • Proven ability to priorities tasks and meet deadlines
  • Stable and robust character and a good team-player
  • Experience in working in NGOs, at Least three years
  • Excellent communication skills, calm and a good sense of humour
  • Proven commitment to accountable practices.,
  • Strong sense of personal integrity
  • Competent use of PC especially spreadsheets.
  • Full proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.
  • Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)
  • Relevant education ( degree or Diploma) and work experience in financial/accounting field.
  • Languages: (indicate fluency level)
  • Excellent English skills both spoken and written. Knowledge of Somali, an advantage.


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 1st July, 2019.


    For more information and job application details, see; DRC NGO Finance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia


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