Finance Officer

at World Vision Ethiopia
Location Jarso, Ethiopia
Date Posted November 7, 2022
Category Finance
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Job Description:

  • Prepare complete, accurate and timely AP financial/grant reports and submit to the AP manager, other internal and external stakeholders as per WVE financial manual
  • Ensure proper approval for all payment requests in accordance with WVE authorization limit
  • Handles all bank matters including bank signatories,  bank reconciliation and  bank deposits
  • Ensure AP projects financial data processing and keep all accounts are current and up-to-date
  • Review business & travel advance requests & ensure timely settlement
  •  Involve in budget preparation, cash flow analysis, budget management and control in collaboration with program staff.
  • Coordinate the pre-audit preparation for the AP internal, local external and Global Centre
  • (GC) audit and ensure implementation of audit recommendations
  • Handle cash request and management to ensure ADPs month end
  • cash balance according to the APs target low (i.e.1.12 of the AP’s
  • annual budget) and  request fuel coupon as per the need
  • Engage in and ensure that appropriate tools like Coaching For Performance (CFP) and mentoring, etc are practiced within the department to enhance smooth staff relations and accountability;
  • Review and submit insurance data related to community workers, vehicle, motor cycle to PrO and annual insurance survey data to National Office for timely annual insurance renewal
  • Follow-up and ensure purchased items of the AP at HO and PrO  are  collected as per the requested date of delivery
  • Advice the AP Manager on Financial and Administrative Issues.

Job Requirements


Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

Minimum Qualification required: BA Accounting and Finance

Additional work experience required as a minimum qualification for this position.

2 - 4 years in relevant field and NGOs experience is preferred  [Requirement]

License, registration, or certification required to perform this position:

Effective in written and verbal communication in English and Afaan Oromo.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

Preferred: Work experience in community development and/or Humanitarian environment

Technical Skills & Abilities:

      • Excellent computer skills in Excel & Sun-systems software
      • Good understanding of transformational development
      • At least five  years’ work experience in NGO environment or development related field
      • Understanding of World Vision’s development programs;
      • Good presentation, communication, networking and partnering skills;
      • Highly skilled in data analysis using computer packages like Epi-info, SPSS, MS-Word, MS-Access, MS-Excel;
      • Participatory Program and Project Designing, Monitoring and Evaluation Experience;
      • A strong aptitude for organizational change, innovation, learning, team building;
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