World Vision Ethiopia Grant Finance Manager Jobs in Addis Ababa - Ethiopia

World Vision Ethiopia Grant Finance Manager Jobs in Addis Ababa - Ethiopia


  • Accounting and Finance Location: Addis Ababa

    Career Level:

  • Managerial Level (Manager, Supervisor, Director)

    Employment Type:

  • Full time


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    Job Description

    As an International Christian Humanitarian Development organization, World Vision Ethiopia (WVE) is trusted to deliver integrated programs with target communities through its 58 Area programs (APs) located in seven regional states of the country.

    WVE envisions a thriving organization where our strong leadership at all levels results in improved delivery of results for children.

    WVE is currently looking for a candidate for Grants Monitoring and Accountability Coordinator.

    The successful candidate will have skills and experience that meet the following requirements:

    Purpose of the position:

  • To support the Grant Associate Director and Grant Program staff and Management in designing, developing and accessing organizational financial management strategies & systems that support grants acquisition and management of the grant program finances.

    Major Responsibilities

    Grants Financial Management

  • Engage in Grants project budget preparation and ensure accurate reflection of budget for actual cost
  • Ensure all grant project cash flows are reviewed and posted on sun system on real time bases and
  • Timely review of grants financial reports and submission to donors/ Support offices.
  • Closely monitor grant budgets and pipeline expenditure of the grants and advising the management accordingly and keeping the management up to date on grants finance related issues
  • Maintaining continuous effective communication with donors/ support offices, divisions/departments, cluster office and APs on grants financial related issues
  • Ensure proper implementation of the LDR for grant funded personnel’s and costs allocated to grant projects based on grant terms and conditions and WV standard policies
  • Follow with grant program team and Associate Director for on time budget commitment
  • Review and approve adjusting and correcting journal for grant projects and ensure adequate supporting documents are attached to each journals

    Grants Budgeting and Acquisition and Support office engagement

  • Support Grant Acquisition Finance Officers to develop competitive grant budget proposals, cost proposals, budget narratives, and financial capacity statements for WV Ethiopia’s grant proposals and concept papers.
  • Support WV Ethiopia in developing grant financial management strategies, priorities and plans in alignment with the regional, GC strategies and priorities as well as emerging trends.
  • Liaise with SO Finance regarding their trips to WV Ethiopia in collaboration with Finance Officers and respective Grants Teams.
  • Develop and maintain good professional networks with the Regional Grant Finance Manager and respective SO Finance officers.
  • Work with Regional Grant Finance Manager in large scale (budget over $5 million) proposal design workshops to ensure grant proposal budgets are competitive.
  • Prepare and/or review proposal budget amendments, extensions of the life of an award, and any other award budget modification.

    Grants Regulatory Compliance and Resource Risk Management

  • Ensure timely resolution of audit findings and implementation of recommendations.
  • Coordinate grants audit preparation in liaison
    with respective Grants Team, Financial Compliance Manager and SO Finance Officer.
  • Provide required grants financial information and address disallowed costs.
  • Complete and submit financial risk assessments for grants approval protocol on a timely basis.
  • Provide financial advice on interpretation of award terms to implementation grants within the donor requirements, in collaboration with respective SO Core Team.
  • Assist the Financial Compliance Manager develop Grants financial policies and procedures to ensure compliance to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, WVI finance policies, local Government and other donor regulations.
  • Ensure proper implementation of the LDR Database system and Costs Allocation Policy in collaboration with Financial Services Manager.
  • Assist respective Grants teams develop and implement grants closeout

    Leadership and technical capacity development for staffs

  • Support Grants Finance capacity building initiatives in WV Ethiopia in collaboration with all stakeholders.
  • Develop and roll-out Grants Finance management tools in WV Ethiopia in collaboration with all stakeholders.
  • Participate in and/or facilitate grants start up workshops in collaboration with the Regional Finance Manager and respective SOs.
  • Promote best Grants Finance Management practices within WV Ethiopia
  • Engage in and Ensure staffs are coached either through on job training or planned training session (CFP) and Mentoring are practiced within the department to ensure that staff are adequately motivated, has good relations and are held accountable.
  • Participate in staff capacity building for both finance and non- finance staffs and managers
  • Produce monthly departmental management report and communicate supervisor
  • Cover other department leadership as needed

    Job Requirements

    Qualifications and experience required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration or related field.
  • Graduate degree in Management or related field
  • Balanced combination of at least eight years Business Management experience in INGOs and for-profit business
  • Experience with government grant regulations and financial reporting requirements
  • CPA or equivalent is preferred

    Other Competencies and Attributes

  • Able to hire, train, equip, deploy, lead, and motívate staff to achieve core results
  • Able to leverage key opportunities to mitígate business risks
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Supervisory and technical expertise in business systems development, internal controls, policies, and procedures
  • Excellent working knowledge of GAAP and government/donor regulations and requirements
  • Fluency in English and local language
  • Able to articulate and communicate ideas well verbally and in writing
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to work in a cross-cultural environment with a multi-national staff
  • World Vision Ethiopia is a child focused Organization and is striving to keep children safe and is committed to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for this position.
  • Note: we don’t receive hard copies

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants are required to fill the employment application form found at our website and email on or before the closing date of this announcement to by 6th January, 2019

  • For more information and job application details, see; World Vision Ethiopia Grant Finance Manager Jobs in Addis Ababa - Ethiopia

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