Marie Stopes International Senior Finance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Marie Stopes International Senior Finance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

  • Under administrative direction of the Deputy Finance Director;

  • the Senior Finance Officer records and posts financial data;

  • participates in the preparation of financial statements and in implementing accounting systems;

  • Keeps up-to-date pertinent records of the books of accounts; participates in budget preparation; explores better way of recording and data documentation.


  • Properly codes and records expenditure, income and any other related transactions in the books of accounts;

  • Checks all clinic receipt, invoices and petty cash payments and post to SUN;

  • Checks summary of bi-weekly transactions received from Area offices for having complete supporting documents and proper coding of account code, funder, activity and donor line codes and post to SUN;

  • Maintains debtors and creditors accounts in SUN with proper allocation of balances;

  • Prepares monthly bank reconciliation;

  • Verifies payroll and other regular payment transactions with due consideration to deductions (advance, loan....) and record in to SUN;

  • Responds to Auditors queries and enquiries and prepares schedules as and when required;

  • Records stock receipts, transfers and consumptions of Centres, Outreach, Social Franchising and Support Office;

  • Offers guidelines and reporting formats to accounting professionals involved in the preparation and recording financial statements;

  • Performs quarterly reconciliation between the general ledger (SUN) and the subsidiary ledger (Peachtree);

  • Assists Centre Coordinators, Centre Receptionists
    on financial matters; and Accounts Manager in the preparation of financial statements, revision and analysis of account balances;

  • Performs clearance and investigation of long outstanding balances of stock variances etc;

  • Assists in the Preparation of semi-annual and annual financial statements;

  • Prepares and submits monthly and other regular or on request financial reports, as per the reporting requirements of MSI and the project funders;

  • Explores better systems of handling financial documents;

  • Undertakes any other related duties that may be assigned by the Finance Manager;

    Job Requirements

    Qualification Requirement


  • MA/BA in Accounting


  • Four years as Finance Officer

    Skills, Attitudes and Attributes

  • Competence scale at the Proficiency level;

  • Capacity to guide and show better ways;

  • Persistence and capacity to look into details;

  • Knowledge of donor policies and standards;

  • Ability to use Vision XL, SUN Accounting and Peachtree Software.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified applicants should mail only their motivation letter and C.V, within ten (10) days from the date of this announcement to:

    Human Resources, Marie Stopes International Ethiopia

  • Through the following e-mail address:

  • Due to the volume of applications, we will only contact shortlisted candidates, and we are unable to provide any feedback on unsuccessful applications.

  • Please mention the title of the position and work place you applied for on the subject line of your email.

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