Pamela Steele Associates Ltd Finance and Fund Management Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Pamela Steele Associates Ltd Finance and Fund Management Officer Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Id: 221233

Category: Accounting and Finance, Business and Administration

Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa

Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: Attractive plus benefits

Job Description

The objective of this position is to provide capacity building and technical guidance to EPSA finance staff for the development and improvement of EPSA’s financial and funding management systems including the implementation of the grants financial management system as per policy and procedure of the Ministry and donor requirements.

This is local position; it is therefore open to Nationals of Ethiopia only. Therefore

Any applicant must have the right to work in Ethiopia

About PSA

Pamela Steele Associates (PSA) is a niche management consultancy with a mission to ensure that no patient in developing countries suffers due to lack of essential medicines.

We specialise in supply chain transformation for the public health and humanitarian sectors through consultancy, research and training.

PSA was founded in 2013 by Pamela Steele. It has headquarters in Oxford, UK, and regional offices in Kenya and Nigeria.

We provide sustainable solutions for developing the in-country capacity of individuals and organisations to reduce dependency on external support.

Working with governments, International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) and the United Nations, we Research, Train and provide Technical Assistance, deploying technical specialists to transform health and humanitarian supply chains in collaboration with client teams.

At PSA, we are committed to excellence in all we do – for our colleagues and our communities, and for our clients and, ultimately, for the patients who benefit from our work. Our collaborative culture transcends organisational and geographic boundaries.

PSA is ISO 9001:2015 certified and accredited by the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education as a Short Course Provider.

To Support EPSA’s Finance & Administration and Grant Management Directorates to implement finance and funding activities outlined in the Pharmaceutical Supply Transformation Plan (PSTP), including:

Build the capacity and coach junior staff of the directorate and regional staff
Provide technical guidance and capacity building to EPSA finance staff to enable them to undertake PSTP tasks including:

  • Develop costing tools within the EPSA financial system
  • Prepare long term rolling plan updated on an annual basis indicating projected funding and outlining the expenditure plan with appropriate targets
  • Create specific General Ledger codes for each key functional area, including: procurement, distribution, warehousing, management information systems and administration
  • Conduct in-depth financial performance measurement
  • Develop a long-term financial sustainability plan
  • Reduce process lead time (payment and credit collection)
  • Capacity development and technical guidance supporting EPSA to undertake
    ongoing finance and funding activities, including but not limited to:

  • Supporting disbursement plan development & facilitate disbursement of funds
  • Supporting the preparation of accurate and timely financial reports to appropriate bodies
  • Supporting preparation, engagement & follow up for audits
  • Supporting monthly account reconciliation including regions & agencies
  • Supporting interactions & reconciliations with other teams e.g. procurement
  • Supporting accounting control procedures & resolution of discrepancies
  • Support regular budgeting and ongoing monitoring/review activities
  • Provide technical guidance and capacity building to EPSA finance staff on the adoption and implementation of international financial reporting standards within EPSA .

  • Provide technical guidance and capacity building to EPSA finance staff on the selection, implementation, and use of financial management information systems.

    Job Requirements

    Skills, experience and knowledge

  • This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.

    Education/Experience/Language requirements


    Education:

  • Advanced university degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related fields. ACCA qualification is mandatory.
  • Knowledge of IFRS/IPSAS is an added advantage


    Experience:

  • A minimum seven years professional work experience with proven ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports and projections.
  • Out of seven year’s work experience at least 2 years of experience on external audit at senior level ·
  • Knowledge of government finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control system including financial regulations an advantage.
  • Familiarity with health systems policies and sectorial reform processes is desirable.
  • Experience with providing finance capacity development and staff training is advantageous

    Language

  • Fluency in both English and Amharic is required.

    Competencies

  • Professionalism
  • Client orientation
  • Results orientation
  • Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Respect for diversity
  • Planning and organization skills
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Teamwork skills


    Technological awareness


    How to Apply

    For the full job description and details of how to apply, please visit https://www.pamsteele.co.uk/jobs

    Please Note That We Accept Aplications Only Through the Link Above

    Applicant must have the right to work in Ethiopia

    We will review applications as they come in and may close the advert without notice when we have a sufficient pool of strong applications.

    At PSA, our job descriptions provide a guide to what might be expected in the role. Along with our strategy, the job description is used to help to shape specific objectives for employees.

    Employees are supported to deliver these objectives and they are annually assessed against them as part of the PSA performance review process.

    This job description is not incorporated into the employment contract. PSA is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where gender balance and diversity are valued.

    Pamela Steele Associates Ltd Finance and Fund Management Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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