Finance Officer

at Nutrition International
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted October 28, 2022
Category Finance
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


About Us
At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference.
Woven into the very fabric of our approach is the passion and drive of our global team of over 400 people, working in 13 offices across 11 countries with one common goal: transforming the lives of people who need it most through improved nutrition.
If you are a motivated and passionate individual who shares our conviction that a better world is possible through improved nutrition, wants to leave the world a little better than they found it, and is looking to be part of a global team with a clear vision, we want to hear from you. Please consider applying for the position below.
Know our team
Nutrition International’s Corporate Service (CS) Unit is a dedicated team of Finance and Administrative experts with extensive global experience. The unit leads on providing global Accounting, Finance, Budget, and Compliance, Contracting and Procurement, Facilities management and Information Management and Information Technology (IM/IT). Corporate Services team are found in Nutrition International’s Head Quarters in Ottawa, Canada, as well as within our Regional and Country Offices throughout Africa and Asia. Currently Nutrition International is seeking applications for Finance Officer to be based in Ethiopia.
About You
You will have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Business Commerce/Accounting/Finance or other related field from a recognized university and Professional Qualification-CPA or ACCA. At least 4-year experience working in accounting and/or finance, particularly in a donor funded organization of project. Solid knowledge of generally acceptable accounting practices, financial systems, budget and cash flow monitoring and accounting controls, in an international context. 3-year experience working in project office administration. Experience working with the Microsoft suite, especially Excel. Solid knowledge of accounting software, Great Plains, QuickBooks, or Peachtree an asset
About The Role
In this role you will be

  • Responsible for accurate and timely preparation of weekly batches and update of bank books, mid-month, month end and year end financial reports for the CO.
  • Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations and petty cash reports and reconciliations
  • Data entry of weekly transactions in both GP and Peach Tree, preparation of Journal Entries, AP/MP Entries in GP.
  • Quarterly GL reconciliations in GP and Peach Tree
  • Processing of TAs, ERs
  • Processes procurement and service bills of suppliers, consultants and service providers.
  • Maintain and updates the Fixed Asset Registers and supplies inventory records
  • Provide effective support to country office staff in understanding and regular use of the contracts database.
  • Ensure the accuracy of Tanzania projects and contracts information entered in the Contracts Database and that all related milestones are always kept up to date by Program Officers.
  • Support the finance Manager in preparation for annual statutory and internal audits, including preparation of draft financial statements, audit schedules and audit support documentation as required by the auditors.
  • Assist program staff in developing budgets for grant proposal and for Project Concepts Notes.
  • Assist the Finance Manager in preparation of annual allocated and indirect budgets, Pure Program Annual Spending Plans, and PWB package
  • Monitoring od cashflow and preparation of quarterly cash forecast.
  • Prepare Program Finance documentation and requests which includes Funding Approvals, Contract Approval Sheets, Payment Request Forms, Contract and Project Closure Forms, etc.

Any other related duties as may be assigned.
What we offer
A competitive market pay, health and dental benefits and pension plan, flexible work hours, work from home, four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays) and support for learning and development opportunities. We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment. Read more to know more about us Top Employers of National Capital Region 2020.
Selected candidates must have current legal entitlement to work in Ethiopia. We thank you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.
Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks.
For more detailed information about the role, please click on the attached Job Description.

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