Cashier / Storekeeper

at Water Aid Ethiopia
Location Bahir Dar, Amhara, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 24, 2020
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Purpose of the Position:
The purpose of the position is to provide Finance services and other admin support
for WaterAid Ethiopia’s North Mecha project.
Job Description:

Job Responsibilities and Tasks:

- Process Payments;

- Review payment requests for coding, completeness, availability of budgets and taxes calculations as applicable;

- Ensure all financial transactions of the project are processed in compliance to WaterAid Internal requirements, donors’ requirements and any other applicable local government rules;

- Manage petty cash fund of the project;

- Record transaction on cash book daily and submit it for review to respective project Coordinators at the time of replenishment and by end of every month;

- Make a timely replenishment of petty cash; also ensure timely cash count;

- Post transaction on Sun system accurately and on time;

- Prepare cheque payments once transactions are reviewed and approved;

- Effect payments (workshops/trainings/vendors…) accordingly for approved transactions attaching all relevant documents;

- Make timely payment of withholding tax to the local taxing authorities;

- Compile all relevant financial documents and upload them on Share point following WaterAid Ethiopia guideline for documentation;

- Organize and file all hard copies of financial transactions; and make available as requested for audits and internal monitoring;

- Prepare monthly bank reconciliation for Field Office bank, get it signed by Project Coordinators, and submit to the Country Programme Senior Finance Officer on within the given deadline;

- Prepare Journal Vouchers and Cash Receipt Vouchers as appropriate and record on the system on time;

- Ensure meeting WaterAid Ethiopia deadlines for monthly reporting;

- Assist on the procurements of items at field office level;

- Manage the mini store of the Field Office; and support the project on the timely delivery of items to/and from a store;

- Other tasks as assigned by the line manager.

Job Requirements

Required Qualification:

a)    Education


- College Diploma/BA in Accounting, Bookkeeping or related field

b)    Experience


- A minimum of four years relevant experience for diploma and two years for BA


- NGO experience is desirable

c)    Technical Skills


- Good communication skills and appropriate knowledge in accounting.

- Good skills in computer application.

- Ability to act in a professional and ethical manner.

- Willingness to work under pressure.

- Firm belief in teamwork and gender equality and sensitivity to HIV/AIDS.

- Commitment to values and working styles of WAE


Applying Instructions

Duration of the contract: Until 31st March 2024.

Interested and qualified applicants are requested to apply online.

Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply.

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