ForAfrika Finance and Admin Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

ForAfrika Finance and Admin Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Purpose of Position:

S/he will ensure adequate stewardship of agency resources and sound financial reporting in line with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, JAM policies and procedures, local laws and donor requirements. S/her major responsibilities would include but not limited to preparation of cashbook, bank & petty cash operations, cash receipts, receivables, prepayments, payables and operations.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Review all payment vouchers before they are presented to Area Manager/designate for approval.

  • Consolidate templates for posting of General Journal vouchers and send to Finance Officer reporting for posting to SUN on weekly basis.

  • Payment of all statutory obligations including taxes like PIT etc.

  • Cash Management – verify the cash in bank, prepare cash forecast and ensure adequate cash is available for planned activities.

  • Managing Advances, Prepayments, and Receivables through follow up on delinquent liquidations, Reconciliation of accounts.

  • Involvement in the production of quarterly cash forecasts.

  • Making payments to vendors and all service providers.

  • Review all transactions to ensure that proper approvals and authorization have been done.

  • Ensure project is managed and replenished in accordance to JAM cash management procedures.

  • Assist the Area Manager to respond to the Country office requests.

  • From time to time, perform any other duties as may be assigned by Grants and Finance Manager and/Management.


  • Updating of asset register for all
    assets at the filed location, carrying out asset count.

  • Management of drivers schedule of activities.

  • Participating in field procurement meetings

  • Supervising of drivers including setting objectives, development and appraisal.

  • Preparation of fuel efficiency report and submitting to Operations Specialist.

    Required Qualifications:

  • B COM or BBA Accounting or equivalent degree and/or professional certification in accounting strongly preferred or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a similar position

  • Proficiency in Sun System and Q & A applications strongly preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to assimilate to new policies and procedures effectively

  • Extremely detail oriented and organized

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (word, excel, outlook and PowerPoint)

  • Must be an Ethiopian national

    How to Apply

    Please submit a cover letter and CV to by 15th June 2023.
    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and only successful candidates will be contacted.

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