Finance and Grants Coordinator

at Ethiopian Kale Heywot Church Development Commission, Head Office Addis Ababa
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted June 30, 2021
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Vacancy Announcement (Internal/External)

Major duties and responsibilities:

  • Prepare the donor acknowledgment letter for the grants transferred.
  • Provide technical support for the project accountants.
  • Review all financial documents of projects under his/her coordination
  • Responsible to maintain financial documents in hard and soft copy.
  • Posting accounting records on the Peachtree accounting system.
  • Monthly closing works, adjusting entries, bank reconciliation and etc.
  • Prepare periodic financial reports; such as monthly, quarterly and annual.
  • Prepare donor reports based on the grant agreement and as needed.
  • Prepare staff monthly Payroll.
  • Ensure timely settlement of payroll deductions and government taxes such as; income tax, withholding tax, pension, and PF and etc.
  • Provide support in budget preparation; such as annual and donor.
  • Work in collaboration with other finance and program team
  • Responsible to provide documents for internal and external auditors.
  • Follow up proper settlement of projects and staff work advances.
  • Check on payment request for budget and bank accounts balance.
  • Checking reasonable breakdowns before payment is processed
  • Controlling and follow up of expenses as per their allocations in the approved project document and budget transfer notes.
  • Frequent monitoring of the projects financial activities.
  • Responsible to work on additional related assignments given by immediate supervisor.

Reports To:  Finance and Grants Department Head

Duty Station: Addis Ababa (EKHCDC Head Office)

Terms of Employment: One year with the possibility of extension

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  •  Broad working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and practical knowledge of financial system and internal controls;
  • Experience working within Government of Ethiopia regulation of NGO activities
  • Working knowledge of major donor funded operations, finances services and practices
  • Excellent computer skills in excel and wide range of accounting software
  • Passion and commitment to serve the poor and in full agreement with EKHCDC’s Vision ,Mission and values
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English
  • Good interpersonal, team building and relationship building skills.
  • Proven ability to coordinate, motivate and mentor staff and create positive team environment.
  • Experience in NGO Grant and finance Management
  • Hands on experience in finance Management software tools


Applying Instructions

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting copies of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names and contact details of  referees in person or through the following address:

Ethiopian Kale Heywet Church

Development Commission Office,

HR & Operations Department 

Telephone: 0115539993

P.O.Box 11097

Addis Ababa


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