Internation Foundation for Eelctroal System - IFES Finance and Administration Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

Internation Foundation for Eelctroal System - IFES Finance and Administration Manager Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Id: 214499

Category: Accounting and Finance, Management Location: Addis Ababa
Career Level: Managerial Level (Manager, Supervisor, Director)
Salary:

Job Description

Primary Function/purpose:

The Finance and Administration Manager shall provide finance and administrative services and assistance in support of the IFES-Ethiopia project.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead all project finance and operations, including general administrative processes, financial management, procurement, accounting, and logistics;
  • Establish and maintain sound and transparent accounting and fiscal control procedures;
  • Ensure compliance of financial and operations systems with IFES policies and procedures, USAID rules and regulations, and Government of Ethiopia laws;
  • Develop, analyze and monitor program budgets;
  • Monitor and track wire transfer requests and expenditures against budgets and support budget realignments as needed;
  • Manage project procurement processes in accordance with IFES policies and applicable regulations;
  • Liaise between IFES’ headquarters and Ethiopia field office on financial and procurement matters;
  • Regularly analyze and forecast project expenses;
  • Advise senior leadership on financial and operations-related matters;
  • Support preparation of annual and quarterly financial and accrual reports for donors;
  • Contribute to the development of high-quality work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by USAID;
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors in the review of project financial management;
  • Supervise and train other project-based administrative, finance, and procurement staff.

    Job Requirements

    Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related required.
    Minimum of 8 years of experience working with international NGOs.
  • Familiarity with USAID rules and regulations on financial management and procurement is required;
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), budgeting and fiscal control principles;
  • Ability to maintain and
    apply strong internal controls for finance and procurements;
  • Demonstrated experience with developing and managing budgets;
  • Relevant skills in automated accounting software systems and database spreadsheets;
  • Experience training and mentoring finance and operations staff;
  • Experience with financial management of projects that utilize rapid resource mobilization;
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with international donor agencies, electoral management bodies, and government stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, depth and breadth of financial management expertise;
  • Relevant computer software skills and familiarity with accounting software (including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office);
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and experience establishing and maintaining good relationships with a wide variety of professionals and organizations; and
  • Experience using and training other staff on QuickBooks.

    Skills and Specifications

  • The ability to remain highly organized while handling multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  • Ability to complete tasks with limited supervision
  • Business awareness and numerical ability
  • Must possess solid communication and presentation skills
  • Willingness to adhere to all principles of confidentiality
  • Must value operating in a collaborative and cooperative environment
  • Ability to show initiative, good judgment, and resourcefulness
  • Conduct himself/herself with integrity and function ethically
  • Ability to manage staff and work with senior management

    Language Skills: Fluency in written and spoken English and Amharic required.

    Travel: Travel within the country may be required.

    Physical Requirements/work Environment: Standard office work environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

    How to Apply

    interested and qualified applied applicant should apply through the email below

    ifesethiopia@ifes.org

    Please state the subject line of your email As ''Finance and Administration Manager"

    Internation Foundation for Eelctroal System - IFES Finance and Administration Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

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