Plan International Emergency Finance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Plan International Emergency Finance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

  • The Emergency Finance officer is responsible Due to the emerging humanitarian response following the new CSP, Plan is in vast emergency and recovery response.

  • Hence, the Emergency Finance officer is responsible for effective financial management among others: support the coordinator in planning, recording transactions in company’s financial system, meeting compliance issues and financial reporting of all emergency related funds.

    Dimensions of the Role

  • The post holder is responsible for all record keeping, reporting and compliance issues of Emergency funds (BPRM Project). He/ She is directly accountable for cashiers at field.


  • Prepare cheque after checking all financial documents are reviewed & approved.

  • Prepare: - payment voucher, cash receipt, withholding tax voucher for suppliers, purchase order, journal vouchers, and submit the hard copy to be reviewed & approved.

  • Prepare monthly budget vs Expenditure reports per source and update Emergency coordinator for timely utilization.

  • Prepare all Grant reports specific to the Emergency funds and send to the country office Emergency Finance Coordinator for compilation.

  • Prepare Monthly payrolls for all Emergency
    staff on timely basis.

  • Keep filling systems in which documents could be readily available, easily traced and ensure that all documents fulfil the appropriate source document.

  • Conduct surprise cash counts handled by field office cashiers and report to the Program Area
    Finance Coordinator on regular basis.

  • Keep separate records of all fixed asset purchase with Emergency Grant funds.

  • Responsible for the timely settlement of cash advance to Emergency field offices and report to the Program Area Finance coordinator if there is any delay;

  • Perform timely payment of Tax and Pension fund specific to Field emergency offices.

  • Engage in partnership document review and liquidation specific to Emergency response Partners.

  • Replace the task of Program Area Finance officer and Grant and Partnership officer in their absence/when necessary.

    Job Requirements

    Technical expertise, skills and knowledge

    Educational Qualification and Experience

  • A minimum of BA degree in Accounting/Business management with five years of practical experience in similar organization.


  • Basic knowledge of Emergency and Finances role in Emergency.

  • High level of communication both written and oral.

  • Excellent Knowledge of Computer applications like Excel, Word, Access and Power point.

    Skills Specific to the Post

  • Grant management and reporting skill.

  • High level facilitation skill.

  • Knowledge in bank correspondence and mode of payments.

  • Supervisory skill.

    Competencies and values

  • High level of integrity.

  • Be loyal to organization procedures.

  • Dependable and accurate in all reports.

    Leadership Attitudes & Behaviours

  • Supportive and encouraging to others.

  • Eager to be part of solution.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Plan International Emergency Finance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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