Palladium Finance and Administration Lead Jobs in Ethiopia

Palladium Finance and Administration Lead Jobs in Ethiopia


Company Overview:

  • About Palladium - Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world's most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people's lives.

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.

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  • Safeguarding - We define Safeguarding as “the preventative action taken by Palladium to protect our people, clients and the communities we work with from harm”. We are committed to ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladium are treated with respect and are free from abuse. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced selection process including safeguarding-focused interviews and a rigorous due diligence process.

    Project Overview and Role:

  • Palladium International, LLC is seeking a Finance and Administration Lead for an anticipated USAID-funded project in Ethiopia. The Finance and Administrative Lead will oversee operational and financial components of program implementation; manage the establishment and use of robust systems for financial management; and ensure program operations are compliant with Palladium and USAID policies and principles.

  • The Finance and Administration Lead will also oversee provision of business planning, management, and other development support and capacity building to parties engaged through the program. This position will be based in Addis Ababa and is contingent upon award.

    Responsibilities:

  • Manage all project finances to ensure effective use of resources to achieve project objectives in compliance with all donor requirements.

  • Ensure completeness of financial, procurement, and HR records retention and security.

  • Ensure financial monitoring
    systems provide timely and relevant reports to Palladium staff, including analysis and tracking of grant commitments (i.e., cash advances), cash flow forecasts, obligations, awards, and liquidations, to support efficient and accountable implementation.

  • Design and implement systems and procedures in compliance with Palladium standards, including systems and procedures to mitigate risks.

  • Ensure that corrective action plans approved by Palladium in response to external or internal audits and other monitoring reviews are implemented as planned and scheduled.

  • Monitor annual budget and financial projections and develop realistic financial forecasts for proper project planning.

  • Oversee proper human resources management, from personnel recruitment, staff policy development, and care for general staff well-being

  • Supervise, mentor and train relevant staff ensuring team members have the appropriate skill levels for their positions and are developing to their full capacity; conduct trainings for other personnel as needed to fully educate on efficient, effective financial and internal control systems, budget analysis, as well as policy and procedure awareness and compliance.

    Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in accounting, auditing, finance, or business management, with additional preference towards expertise in post-qualification experience as an auditor with a recognized public or private firm, or as a finance manager with a reputable civil society organization or donor agency.

  • Progressively responsible experience supervising project operations, including human resources, procurement, and sub-contracts or sub-awards.

  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and English oral and written communication skills; demonstrated supervisory skills; and the ability to work well on a team.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc., and the ability to use various commercially available accounting software programs.

  • Experience managing highly adaptive programs.

  • Experience managing USAID contracts.

  • Ability to multi-task and keep track of concurrent activities and deadlines.

  • Fluency in English required

  • Strong written and oral communication skills for high-level policy audiences

  • Must be willing to live and travel within Ethiopia.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Palladium Finance and Administration Lead Jobs in Ethiopia


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