The Fred Hollows foundation Ethiopia Finance & Administration Officer- Stronger SAFE Project Jobs

The Fred Hollows foundation Ethiopia Finance & Administration Officer- Stronger SAFE Project Jobs

Job Id: 217923

Category: Accounting and Finance, Business and Administration, Management
Location: Shashemene, Oromia
Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)

Job Description

Job Listing Detail

  • Help us end avoidable blindness in Ethiopia
  • Assist us to strengthen local health systems
  • A new country strategy built on true partnerships
  • Leading International Development Organisation in the area of eye health
  • 1 position based in Shashemene

    The Fred Hollows Foundation is one of Australia’s most respected and trusted international development organisations whose vision is to end avoidable blindness and ensure the work of Fred Hollows lives on.

    Ethiopia is one of The Foundations largest funded programs, focused on the Elimination of Trachoma. Up until now our program has focused on the complex and direct delivery of services to help those in need.

    With strong foundations in place, we are now looking to enter into a new phase of our programming building on the work that we have already done.

    In line with the priorities of the New Global Strategy, the next phase of our program will see us moving towards a system strengthening approach ensuring the work that we do, is sustainable and integrated within the local health systems. Moving forward we will focus on the following key areas;

  • Support and Strengthen the health systems – integrating trachoma into broader eye health services
  • New Comprehensive Eye Care Programs (cataract, diabetic retinopathy, Uncorrected Refractive Error
    (URE) and trachoma)
  • Sustainability - through increased investment and support we will work hand in hand with local governments

    About the Position

    Reporting to the Project Manager-Stronger SAFE, the Finance and Administration Officer will oversee the administrative, financial and human resources management of the Stronger SAFE team.

    The Finance & Administration Officer will play a key role in streamlining the Stronger SAFE team workflows serving as the link between the FHFE country office, employees, and vendors.

    Specific areas of responsibilities include:

  • Financial Management support of project related activities
  • Administration and operations support
  • HR Management and support
  • Procurement & logistics

    Job Requirements

    To be successful in this role, we are seeking someone with the following experience and skills

  • 5 years and above experience working in a similar role in a recognized NGO.
  • BA degree in Finance, Accounting, Management or equivalent.
  • High level of computer literacy with sound knowledge of financial accounting software and spreadsheet packages.
  • Solid knowledge of full-cycle accounting principles, financial systems, budget/cash-flow monitoring and internal accounting controls.
  • Sound knowledge of current legislation and regulatory requirements relevant to INGOs in Ethiopia.
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices.

    How to Apply

    Applications should be made only via our website: and should include your resume and cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Role Purpose as well as details of your current and expected salary.

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