Finance Officer – OFDA project

at World Vision Ethiopia
Location Gedio and West Guji Zone, Sidama, Ethiopia
Date Posted June 26, 2021
Category Accounting
Job Type Contract
Currency ETB


  • Work closely with OFDA Project Manager in Providing technical financial assistance, 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.
  • In consultation with the Project Manager, 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.
  • 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 Center (GC) audit and ensure implementation of audit recommendations
  • Engage in maintaining monthly and annual fixed asset inventory register of the project and ensure timely submission to the concerned, handle cash request and management to ensure project’s month end cash balance according to the project’s target and request fuel coupon as per the need
  • Establishes good working relationship with local officials, woreda level government bodies and other stakeholders; works closely with field staff and the communities to initiate project activities and to disseminate information. Engage in and ensure that appropriate tools like Coaching for Performance (CFP) and mentoring, etc are practiced within the project to enhance smooth staff relations and accountability.  Review and submit insurance data related to community workers, vehicle, motor cycle to CPO/SRO and annual insurance.
  • Work with the Project Manager to produce consolidated project level periodic Plan and Reports for government consumption and analyze and use of data for management, review reports for the quality of monitoring and evaluation products and provide feedback to the Project Manager and offer assistance as needed.
  • Follow-up and ensure purchased items of the AP at HO and CPO are collected as per the requested date of delivery, advice the Project Manager on Financial and Administrative Issues.

Job Requirements

Qualifications Required:  BA Degree in Accounting or Accounting & Finance


Work Experience: Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience.


Applying Instructions

  • Interested applicants must require to attach Current CV with three references & fill employment application form which can be found ) and email by stating the position that you have applied on the subject line of the email to and or via



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