SOS Children's Villages Project Finance Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

SOS Children's Villages Project Finance Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Who we are

  • SOS Children’s Villages Ethiopia is an International Non-governmental organization and a member of SOS Children’s Villages International Federation.

  • The organization started its humanitarian work with the opening of its first Village in Mekelle, Northern part of Ethiopia in 1974.

  • The organization has been providing life-saving provisions such as food, water and health services for a very significant number of children devastated by severe drought and the subsequent famine.

  • Today, we have grown significantly to meet the persistent challenges that confront Ethiopian children who have lost parental care and are at risk of losing their parental care.

  • Working in close collaboration with international donors, local government and community based organizations across seven program locations;

  • SOS Children’s Villages Ethiopia aspires that every child grows up with love, respect and security.

    Why we need you?

  • We are looking for a Project Finance Coordinator who will be responsible for ensuring the financial resource allocated for the project is managed in accordance with the SOS-CVE’s financial and accounting policies and procedures and donor contract agreement and monitoring the financial progress of the project.

    What we provide

  • An amazing work environment that promotes personal growth through providing professional space to grow and advance your career!!

    Your role

    As a Project Finance Coordinator, you will be in charge of the following:

  • Managing and monitoring income, expenditure and the monthly bank reconciliation and financial plan

  • Assisting with the transfer of funds to projects

  • Monitoring real accounts and timely settlement of payment reports regularly

  • Checking that vouchers and receipts submitted by the projects/programmes are complete and correcting where necessary

  • Advising on financial aspects of projects
    Carrying out
    internal controls in accordance with SOS CVE’s internal controlling procedures and accordance with donor standard procedures

  • Create and maintaining proper and well-standardized office inventory list

  • monthly, quarterly/ annual analysis of expenditure

  • Ensuring exchange of information between project staff, partners and other institutions related to accounting and financial matter.

  • Ensuring proper filing (electronic or hard copy) of grants financial reports

  • Preparing staff payroll & updating payroll information

  • Following up on timely submission and review of project Cash, and Bank registers including reconciliations as per the deadline set.

  • Reviewing and consolidating cash forecasts from project offices for timely update of liquidity plan and ensuring timely transfers to projects account.

  • Maintaining donor income schedule including receipts and projections.

  • Ensuring compliance of SOS CVE project with relevant tax regulations

    Job Requirements

    Then check out our criteria’s:

    The must haves

  • BA degree or comparable qualification from a commercial academy (accounting) with sound professional experience in finance management

  • Fluency in English (official language) and working knowledge of (other or local languages)

  • At least 5 years’ professional experience in a comparable position

  • In-depth knowledge of accounting software
    Good working knowledge of computer applications and financial software applications

  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Flexibility

  • Integrity

  • Excellent understanding of accounting practice, policies and procedures

  • Hands-on Experience in Budget preparation and controlling

  • Detail orientation

  • Report Writing

  • Financial report preparation

  • Ability to work well under pressure and deadline

  • The Pluses

  • Prior experience working in INGO

    How to Apply

  • Then send us your application through

  • Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply

  • "Our selection process is a reflection of our engagement and dedication to acquire talents that promote a safe and enabling environment for children and young people."

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