Project Finance and Administration Officer

at International Development Enterprises(IDE)
Location South Omo, Jinka, SNNPR, Ethiopia
Date Posted January 31, 2020
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


  • International Development Enterprises (iDE) is an international NGO dedicated to creating income and livelihood opportunities for poor rural households of Ethiopia through various projects implemented in different parts of the country.

    Currently iDE is preparing to launch implementation a project known as– “Pastoral Areas Resilience Activity (PARA), which is aligned to USAID/Ethiopia’s newly approved five years Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS). PARA aims to improve resilience that enhances food security and inclusive economic growth in pastoralist regions of Ethiopia. This project will be implemented in Oromia, SNNP and Somali Regional States of Ethiopia. iDE is seeking to recruit qualified and experienced personnel for the positions specified hereunder. Hence, interested applicants who meet the specified requirements are invited to apply for the job opportunity.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    Reporting to the Diversified Economic Opportunities officer/ Team Leader, the Project Finance and Administration Officer performs financial management and administrative duties and ensures compliance to the organization’s rules and regulations. She/he holds responsibility for maintaining complete record of financial transactions and timely reporting for iDE and the other implementing partners. Also, he/she is responsible for personnel administration as well as property and fleet management.

    Job Requirements


    • BA Degree in Accounting or related field from a recognized university


    • A minimum of 3 years of proven experience
    • Familiar with NGO budget and reporting set up
    • Experience in working on USAID funded projects
    • Familiar with accounting software; preferably SunSytems
    • Administrative and/or human resource management experiences are of an advantage

    Qualifications & Skills:

    • Proficiency in Microsoft word and excel
    • Good command of written and spoken English
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Applying Instructions

    • Interested applicants and only those meeting the above requirements are invited to send non-returnable copies of their applications; including: Letter of Application, CV, and Credentials to the following address:

      International Development Enterprises (iDE)

      P.O. Box 7892

      Addis Ababa




      • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
      • Applicants must clearly indicate for which position and duty station they apply.
      • iDE is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.
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