Finance Officer

at Young Women Christian Association in Ethiopia
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted March 27, 2020
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Base Salary 13000
Currency ETB


The Young Women Christian Association in Ethiopia (YWCA), founded in 1952, with an aim to empower Ethiopian Young women, focuses on holistic education including training in entrepreneurship, leadership, sexual and reproductive health, life skills and creative crafts.  Our Vision is to see a vibrant society where women and girls are empowered and developed.

YWCA Ethiopia is currently looking for qualified and experienced “Finance Officer’’

Job Summary:

This is one of a key position in the structure of the organization. The incumbent is responsible for planning, coordinating, establishing and maintaining financial management policies and procedures for grants and other funds remitted to the organization by Donors. He/she ensures timely, accurate and useful financial information production and provides technical support to the General Secretary and Project Coordinators of the organization. He/she is responsible to ensure that organization’s financial management is in compliance with all regulatory requirements as relating to the YWCA’s, donor(s) and country/government financial rules and regulations.

Reports to: General Secretary

Required Number:  One (1)

Term of employment: - Annually renewed based on performance and availability of fund

Employment Type - Contract

Job Requirements

Qualification and Experience:

  • BA Degree in Finance and/or Accounting plus 4 years or above work experience out of which at least 2 years NGO work experience is preferred.                                             .

Technical Skills Required:

  • Proven administrative, leadership, Supervisory and management experience of managing a team of Finance and Admin professionals, creating a climate of continuous improvement. Well versatile with advanced accounting software such as Peach tree, accounting guidelines & Principles, and good
  • Application of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Power Point and Outlook software, Ability to produce and implement clear financial procedures and evaluate the internal control environment.

Applying Instructions

Interested applicants can submit their Updated CV (not more than 3 pages); Application letter (1page); and 1/one/page Table summarizing Educational Qualification, Work experiences, Technical Skills/Knowledge, and Competency.

E-mail to within seven/7/ days of this first announcement date. Besides, clearly describe the position you are applying for in the Subject line of your application. And Academic Credentials and other supporting documents are not required at this application stage.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for the recruitment written and interview tests.

“Women are strongly encouraged to apply”

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