SNV Project Grant/Partner Finance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

SNV Project Grant/Partner Finance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 226567

Category: Accounting and Finance

Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa

Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: SNV Ethiopia has attractive salary and benefit package

Job Description

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation. Founded in the Netherlands 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in 39 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Our global team of local and international advisors works with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.

For more information on SNV's operations, visit our website:

Overview of the position

The Project Grant/Partner Finance Officer will offer administrative and finance support to the project team as well as partner organizations..

He/she will collect, record (financial) data into systems, analyze, take appropriate actions in case of deviations, prepare the financial reports including all project related data to the donor and to SNV according the donor- and SNV project requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review, analyse and finalize cost estimates and budget proposals, from the partners, government and field and Addis staff and also its for Personnel, administrative and programmatic matters;
  • Ensure full compliance of all submissions in line with EU regulation, programmatic annual and contractual, and Operational Plans, SNV’s corporate Annual Budget Directives issued by Corporate HQ;
  • Consolidate all submitted budgets and all other relevant information and prepare a draft Budget of the program from field, partner and government.
  • Provide substantive support during budget arbitration;
  • Ensure that all timelines/deadlines in relation to preparation and submission of budget documents are strictly adhered to EU, government
    and SNV regulations.
  • To provide effective and efficient management of EU funded program finances, including aspects of budget setting and monitoring, procurement, income receipt, invoicing and VAT
  • To assist in the day to day accounting procedures and recording of all financial transactions accurately on the financial software in close collaboration with Financial operation teams and coordinator.
  • To monitor expenditure against budget headings and report any variances across all cost centres to the country finance controller and budget/compliance coordinator and team.
  • To assist in the monitoring and development of effective systems of financial accountability and control in line with donor funded financial requirements with particular attention to EU funded program.

    Job Requirements

  • Minimum graduate degree and/or professional qualification in Accounting, Finance, Business Studies, Auditing or related field, with 8 year of relevant experience for master’s degree or minimum of 12 years’ experience for bachlor’s degree.
  • English Language proficiency both written and spoken;
  • Good computer skills: Excel, Word, the purchasing system and SAP BD system
  • Experience of managing grants/contracts from institutional donors such as EU, ECHO, DFID, USAID and UN with ability to provide clear guidance on donor policies and procedures to other staff
  • Experience of setting up and managing donor compliance monitoring systems, developing and implementing relevant tools
  • Strong financial skills encompassing proposal budgeting, income tracking, budget monitoring and financial reporting.
  • Experience of working in a global team and distance support
  • Attention to details
  • Ability to plan with good organizational skills, including prioritization and ability to work under pressure
  • Initiative and ability to follow up on issues

    How to Apply

    If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by uploading your CV and letter of motivation by the below link:
    before and on 26 October 2019.

    SNV Project Grant/Partner Finance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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