Pastoralist Concern Finance Officer/Accountant Jobs in Ethiopia

Pastoralist Concern Finance Officer/Accountant

Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 203090

Category: Accounting and Finance
Location: Addis Ababa frequent travel to field Somali and Oromia regions
Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)

Job Description


Pastoralist Concern (PC) is a pastoralist initiated, inspired and led Civil Society Organization (CSO) committed to Ethiopian pastoralist development and founded in 1995.

As our people are from pastoralist communities, we know and understand pastoralism and its dynamics not from blue prints but from having lived the life.

Our vision is “to see improved and sustainable livelihood of the pastoralist communities of Ethiopia and further realize strong co-operations with neighboring countries’ pastoralist communities.”

We are an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity.

Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Pastoralist communities. PC offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development.

General Objective:

The Finance Officer/Accountant is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day accounting & financial activities of the PC Addis Ababa office. S/he will work under the supervision of Finance & Administration Manager and work closely with other administration and program staff.

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining proper financial transaction record in the accounting system on a daily basis;
  • Assist in processing disbursements and prepare vouchers, bank letter / Cheques by ensuring the validity as well as completeness of supporting documents;
  • Perform in processing cash & Cheque collections, acknowledge the receipt by issuing cash receipt voucher (CRV);
  • Ensuring timely settlement of travel advances, another receivable;
  • Perform in payroll preparation and disbursement processes;
  • Ensuring timely settlement of monthly bills.
  • Assist in the prepare journal voucher for non-cash transactions;
  • Perform in coding transactions,
  • Assist in timely reconciliation and settlement of taxes (WHT and employment income tax) and pension contribution.
  • Undertake VAT reimbursement request and follow-up process for USAID and other donor funded projects;
  • Assist in reviewing petty cash record and documentation;
  • Undertake petty cash count;
  • Assist in
    finance and administration file management;
  • Assist in reconciliation of balance sheet accounts;
  • Undertake periodic financial reporting and budget development as well as monitoring process;
  • Assist in reviewing procurement documentation in line with PC policy and donors’ requirements.
  • Assist in partner financial review, as required;
  • Assist in administration and logistics services processes, as required;
  • Perform other duties as requested by supervisor;

    Duration: One (1) year with possible extension

    Job Requirements

    Education and Experience

  • Bachelor degree (BA) in Accounting and/or Finance;
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in a non-profit organization, preferably an INGO;
  • Knowledge and experience in major donors such EU, USAID, DFID, -financed program and projects is desirable.
  • Excellent command of both spoken and written English and Amharic languages is mandatory and Somali language desirable.
  • Excellent computer skills and in-depth knowledge of relevant accounting software (Peachtree), IPSAS and Excel required.
  • Knowledge of internationally acceptable accounting standards and standard office administrative practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of major donor’s requirements.

    Key Competencies

  • Communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Initiative-taking, self-starter
  • Confidentiality
  • Team work
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Flexibility
  • Gender and multicultural sensitivity

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their application letter and CV with three names of references through OR

    Pastoralist Concern

    P.O. Box 123034 Addis Ababa OR

    Pastoralist Concern Head Office (Saris Addis Sefer, Address: CHEM House, 3 floor,, A1, Addis Ababa and all Field Offices (Jigjiga/Afdher/Liban) before OR on April 30, 2019.

    In the selection of its staff, Pastoralist Concern is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities.

    “We strive for pastoralist Development Innovation and as such, our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with pastoralist communities are considered for these posts.

    All successful applicants will, therefore, be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Policy and Code of Conduct.”

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