Vital Strategies Finance Manager Jobs in Ethiopia
Vital Strategies Finance Manager Jobs in EthiopiaThe PositionVital Strategies is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Finance Manager.
This is a full-time position based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Applicants must have a valid work permit to work in Ethiopia.
The Finance Manager will report directly to the Country Representative, Ethiopia and functionally to the International Finance Officer.
The Finance Manager will be responsible for country office financial operations including: ensuring proper monthly closings, monitoring internal controls, maintaining the integrity of financial data, training staff on process and procedures, managing the annual budget process coordinating the annual financial reporting, and meeting the financial Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Vital Strategies Ethiopia.
Specific duties include but are not limited to
Accounts Payable including: reviewing for appropriate signatories and coding
Manage accounts receivable
Reconcile inter-company transfers, cash, bank, and credit cards
Responsible for data entry of expenses into the accounting system
Processing fund request from grants managers/programs to headquarters
Manage grants accounting
Prepare, analyze, and distribute monthly and annual financial statements in a timely manner
Prepare financial reports for donors
Ensure financial reporting and balance sheet are in compliance with local GAAP
Completion of tax reporting requirements as needed
Budgeting and Financial Controls
Monitor monthly actual to budget variances.
Update the management team on a monthly basis of any financial and budget concerns
Implement financial internal controls in areas such as: procurement, contracts, and agreements
In coordination with finance headquarters, lead the annual audit process
Oversee and lead annual budgeting process in collaboration with the Country Representative
Administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes; and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial status
Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting
Implement a robust financial management/reporting system; ensure that the contract billing and collection schedule is adhered to
Establish a review process to continuously improve financial accounting practices, and related policies and procedures
Work closely with the local operations manager to update, implement, and provide guidance on finance-related business policies
Effectively communicate and present critical financial matters to the Country Representative and CFO
Any other responsibilities assigned by the
International Finance Officer
Minimum of a BA or BSc, ideally with an
MBA/Chartered accountant or related degree
Minimum seven (7) years of overall experience as a financial professional and minimum one year working with an international organization.
Ability to translate financial concepts to – and to effectively collaborate with -- programmatic colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds
Advanced MS Excel skills
Experience using financial software (Exact Globe, Net Suite, etc.)
Analytical mindset with strong attention to details
Ability to set priorities and problem-solve
Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to work with a
variety of internal and external stakeholders
Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of Vital Strategies
Current residency in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
This Vacancy Advertisement is open to Ethiopian Nationals and candidates holding a valid work resident permit for Ethiopia
Vital Strategies strongly encourages qualified female candidates to apply
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; Vital Strategies Finance Manager Jobs in Ethiopia
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