ILRI Field Accountants Jobs in Ethiopia

ILRI Field Accountants Jobs in Ethiopia

The International Centre of Insect Physiology & Ecology (icipe) seeks to hire four Field Accountants who will be responsible for assuring adherence to icipe financial policies, project policies and procedures, regulations, controls, and reporting systems at the field office.

The Field Accountant will provide accounting and financial analysis support to the field office and will ensure submission of financial reports based on internal deadlines.

This position will ensure compliance of all accounting and financial reporting functions and ensure project internal controls are established at the region and implemented in accordance with the centre’s policies and the terms of the project contract.

They will be members of icipe Ethiopia office which is located at Regional Project Offices in SNNP, Oromia, Amhara and Tigray Regions, Ethiopia.


  • Verifies all supplier invoices for accuracy and matching to receipt of services and goods.
  • Ensures that all payment vouchers have correct account & budget codes,
  • Ensures the travel authorization is correct, approved and in compliance with icipe travel policy requirements
  • Performs accurate and timely processing of invoices, advances and reimbursements
  • Prepares operation budgets and cash forecast for field offices
  • Prepares and submits monthly reconciliation reports for review
  • Monitors, prepares and submits details of outstanding advances, commitment, and sub-grant reports as applicable
  • Prepare payments to suppliers, staff advances and event participants at the regional office;
  • Ensures all staff advance settlements are processed in a timely manner
  • Maintains records of
    payments and ensures that documentation on all payments are complete, accurate, and in line with icipe policies
  • Ensures timely deposit of cash receipts (e.g. float surrenders)
  • Handles petty cash of the field office and maintains proper petty cash recording
  • Prepares petty cash payment voucher and processes cash payment within approved cash limit of the project
  • Prepares bank reconciliations and routinely monitors bank account balances to ensure for an adequate cash float level to meet needs
  • Ensures all financial document are delivered to icipe Addis country office in a timely manner and maintain a copy all documents for documentation;
  • Responds to audit queries and follows up on audit recommendations
  • Analyzes and reconciles project inventory and assets on a regular basis


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • Relevant professional certification
    Broad / specialized knowledge of methods, techniques and processes
  • Minimum of five years’ work experience in a position with similar responsibilities, preferably with an international organizations or Non-Governmental Organizations.
  • Advanced skill in computer (Microsoft Word, Excel and Accounting software)
  • Good written and oral communication in English language
  • Integrity and capacity to keep confidential information
  • Ability to organize work and archives efficiently
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural organization
  • Knowledge of ABW-OCS is an added advantage

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th October 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; ILRI Field Accountants Jobs in Ethiopia

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