Program facilitator/Cashier – Save The Children

Posted on: Saturday Mar 30 , 12:17 PM , 2019
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Save the Children (SC) is the leading independent organization for children.   Save the Children in Ethiopia is looking to hire creative individuals who have the experience and competencies to work; support the development of an organizational culture that reflects dual mandate values; help establish, maintain, and improve active and regular working relationships with host government authorities, partner agencies including humanitarian and development donors, and local and international NGOs; ensure Ethiopia Country Office complies with all Save the Children Management Operating Standards and Standard Operating Procedures and that all required support is provided promptly, at scale and in line with the rules and principles.

Are you interested to join our team? Please review below the position specification and requirement to help you make a decision.   



ROLE PURPOSE

 The incumbent of this position represents SC values and principles in interactions with staff and external audiences. These values and principles include commitment to the mission of Save the Children international, team orientation, quality management and leadership development, introducing systems and procedures to strengthen staff motivation and productivity. The job holder will be primary responsible to support the project staff in facilitating cash payment for different activities for active project implementation and involvement with the community and partners for smooth and successful implementation of project activities as per the approved ECHO project document; and government and donor requirements and Save the Children standards.

 ·         Cash collect, disburse and control petty cash fund

·         Collect funds and make various payments as per the authorization and approval of Budget Holders and in accordance with Save the Children’s financial management policy;



·         Maintain and handle petty cash and prepare cash reports and ensure timely replenishment; and prepare receipt/payment vouchers;

·         Prepare payment vouchers (for cash and cheque payments) as per approved payment requests and/or authenticated invoices and receipts by budget holders and present vouchers for verification and approval by the responsible persons. Make cash/cheque payments only after obtaining approval/authorization from the management;

·         Maintain the bank and cash records either electronically or manually

·         Effect staff salary upon obtaining an approval and certification from payroll sheets;

·         Check and pay all office bills for telephone, fax, water, electricity, tax withholdings and government taxes; Ensure timely settlement of bills;

·         Assist the Finance officer in handling of financial transaction and documentations;

·         Ensure loans and working advances are maintained and accounted for properly and follow up repayments made accordingly;

·         Whenever necessary the casher will make payments at field level for different activities.

·         Financial Report

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

Accountability:

·         Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

·         Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved

Ambition:

·         Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same

·         Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others

·         Future orientated, thinks strategically

Collaboration:

·         Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters

·         Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength

·         Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity:

·         Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

·         Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency

Job Requirements

Essential

·         Diploma/BA in accounting.

·         At least 3 for Diploma and 1 year for BA of experience working as cashier.

·         Good interpersonal skills.

·         Good spoken English.

·         Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles

Computer skill

·         Afar language skill is mandatory

How to Apply

Deadline: April 08, 2019

Interested applicants who met the MINIMUM requirements should send the following through Tsedeke.Sisay@savethechildren.org   or Fekadu.Tesgera@Savethechildren.org before or on April 08, 2019.

a. A CV (not more than 3 pages)

b. A cover letter (not more than one page)

c. A one-page table summarizing your educational background, work experience, technical skills and competencies to facilitate the screening process. Refer the vacancy announcement while doing this.

Please DO NOT SUBMIT copies of transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters with the application. You should providethem upon request otherwise your application will reject. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU STATE THE CODE OF THE VACANCY ON THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL ensuring that the job title is clearly stated in the cover letter.

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