World Vision Ethiopia Grant Finance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

World Vision Ethiopia Grant Finance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 218099

Category: Accounting and Finance
Location: Sibusire, Oromia
Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

Purpose of the position:

  • To perform financial accounting work of World Vision Ethiopia Grant Projects within the cluster program including financial services to internal and external customer service.
  • Contribute for the financial and accounting reports accurately reflect the condition of the organization and provide reliable information necessary for operations.
  • Support all line Managers in strategic alignment and management of resources.

    Major Responsibilities

    Grant Financial Accounting Operation

  • Process Grant Financial transaction/ in compliance with WVI FM manual, internal policies, terms, conditions and regulations of the grant according to the grant terms and conditions.

  • Process partners, sub recipients, sub grantees and the like payment requests and submit to disbursement unit

  • Engage in preparation of monthly LDR for grant projects and process reversal entries as needed

  • Facilitate and process all type of employee advance requests for grant program staffs and follow up for the settlement of all local travel and business advances within due date

  • Process employee out pocket reimbursement request as per the organization policy and standard

  • Process reversal journal entries for correction, reclassification or allocation for grant costs and submit for review and approval

  • Review Sub-grant financial reports/documents, prepare sub grant analysis & process the required journal entries and follow up of sub grant advance settlement.
  • Prepare/review cash flow of the grant projects, and submit to Grant Finance Manager for final review and posting to sun system
  • Assist grant program staffs in all financial matters, review their coding, reimbursement requests, process journals as needed.
  • Prepare IRA reversal journal and hold to sun system and maintain adequate supporting documents
  • Prepare/review adjusting entries, corrections, amendment entries for grant project, hold journals in sun system in real time bases and maintain adequate supporting documents for all grant related journals

    Grant Compliance and Risk Management

  • Prepare Fixed Asset Register for the Grant Projects and ensure asset register is in accordance with grant terms and conditions

  • Maintain adequate staff tracking report for grant projects and ensure all personnel related costs charged to the project they worked for

  • Ensure monthly/quarterly or bi annual grant financial reports are filled and ready for external/internal audit reviews

  • Participate in WVE internal, local external and Global Center (GC), A-133 audits preparation and process

  • Track and monitor reimbursable VAT and ensure timely recovery of VAT refunds from respective Government authorities or agencies.

  • Monitor grant project spending and follow
    abnormal balances/records, un allowable costs, and report to concerned managers and project budget holders for direction

  • Ensure adequate severance, end of service payments are accrued for grant staff and pass necessary accruals to reinstate the required balances

  • Ensure the application of General Accepted Accounting Principles and WVI financial management protocols in preparing journal, reports and operation of grant accounting.

  • Maintain the highest standard of grant management protocols as stipulated in grant agreement, WV grant management standards and other applicable guidelines.

  • Cover for other Grant Finance officers, Disbursement officer and others responsibility when needed.

  • Provide assistance, as needed, to the HEA Grants finance manager or Grant Finance Associate Director

    Finance Professional ethics and code of conduct

  • Ensure the financial and accounting integrity of World Vision Ethiopia.

  • Recognize the importance of practicing organization core values

  • Punctuality on working hours and effective use of working hour for organizational business

  • Provide objectively verifiable reports to management and stakeholders

  • Give priority to customer satisfaction

  • Escalate abnormal, fraudulent acts to management without hesitation.

  • Ensure confidentially for organization financial information and encounters

    Duration of the contract: One Year

    Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting & Finance.
  • Balanced combination of at least six years Business Management experience in INGOs and for-profit business.
  • Experience with government grant regulations and financial reporting requirements

    Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Certified Public Accountant or equivalent.
  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.
  • Able to motivate staff to achieve core results
  • Able to leverage key opportunities to mitigate 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
  • Able to articulate and communicate ideas well verbally and in writing
  • Fluency in English and local language
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to work in a cross-cultural environment with a multi-national staff

    Working Environment / Conditions:

    The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 50% of the time.

    4. Place of Work: Wellega and Benishangul CPO

    How to Apply

    Place of Work: Wellega and Benishangul CPO

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants are required to fill the employment application form (you can get this form from ) and email on or before the closing date of this announcement to

    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.

    World Vision Ethiopia Grant Finance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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