Finace Officer – NGO Job Vacancy Ethiopia 2019

Posted on: Saturday Jun 29 , 4:14 PM , 2019
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Job Description – Plan International Ethiopia

  •  Prepare cheque after checking all financial documents are reviewed & approved.
  • Post all financial documents in SAP system daily when they are reviewed and approved
  • Prepare documentation per standard
  • Prepare: – payment voucher, cash receipt, withholding tax voucher for suppliers, purchase order, journal vouchers, and submit the hard copy to be reviewed & approved.
  • Prepare Monthly payrolls for all Emergency staff on timely basis.
  • Prepare monthly settlement of all governmental obligation timely
  • Keep filling systems in which documents could be readily available, easily traced and ensure that all documents fulfil the appropriate source document for all grant.
  • Conduct surprise cash counts handled by field Finance assistant and report to the Program Area Finance Coordinator on regular basis.
  • Keep separate records of all fixed asset purchase with Emergency Grant funds.
  • Follow the proper documentation of in kind material distribution and readily avail to the during the final reporting
  • Responsible for the timely settlement of cash advance to Emergency field offices and report to the Program Area Finance coordinator if there is any delay;
  • Perform timely payment of Tax and Pension fund specific to Field emergency offices.
  • Replace the task of Programme Area Finance officer/assistant in their absence/when necessary.
  • Performs any other duty assigned by his/her immediate supervisor.
  • Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.

Job Requirements

  Educational Qualification and Experience

  • A minimum of BA degree in Accounting/Business Management with five years of practical experience in similar organization.


  • Basic knowledge of Finance role.
  • High level of communication both written and oral.
  • Excellent Knowledge of Computer applications like Excel, Word, Access and Power point.

Skills Specific to the Post:

  • Grant management and reporting skill.
  • High level facilitation skill.
  • Knowledge in bank correspondence and mode of payments.
  • Supervisory skill.

How to apply

Deadline: July 5, 2019

The closing date for the application in July 05, 2019.Qulified candidates should submit the application form found with this link  through

This position is only open to Ethiopian Nationals, who must be eligible to live and work in Ethiopia.

More information about Plan International can be found on

References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy. Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all persons meeting the skills and experience required.

As an international child centered community development organization, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children’s rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we as an organization, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

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