Finance Officer

Full time Job
Hawassa, Snnpr
Posted 5 months ago
Accounting and Finance
Hawassa, SNNPR
Career Level:
Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time
As per FGAE’s salary scale

Job Description


Accumulates and manages financial data from source documents and verifies for accuracy. Prepares and maintains financial data for posting to reflect accurate accounting and distribution of income and expenses to appropriate accounts. Reconciles accounts and adjusts irregularities. Prepares financial analyses and a variety of financial reports as required. Make recommendations for improvement of accounting systems, methods, and techniques. Assists in training and directing the work of other employees, as assigned.


*      Maintains financial records, inspects and receive financial documents of FGAE organize and file properly.

*      Code and encode payments, collections, beginning account balances, and verify the accuracy of the entries to the computer.

*      Monitor advance payments; ensure that they are settled timely with the necessary supporting documents,

*      Control bank account balances and report when the balance is low so as to take the necessary action before checks are written.

*      Verify check payments, handle checkbooks and vouchers with due care and in safety place;

*      Prepare financial reports; organize the supporting documents in the manner required;

*      Regularly update the charts of account for online accounting database, maintain backups, and administer the database;

*      Ensure that financial management of the FGAE is in accordance with the general financial rules and gives advice and assistance in setting up systematic financial systems;

*      Undertake regular and surprise cash on hand check and count, repot on the finding, recommend possible remedial action in case of violation of petty cash rules;

*      Provides Technical Assistant and supportive supervision to work unit of the  Area office finance Team and ensure the Financial Health of the Area office;

*      Providers technical Assistance  and guidance to Wouk Units Finance Team, project focal point etc

*      Undertakes other related activities as instructed by his/her immediate supervisor.


D.  Education  :BA in Finance or Accounting

Desired:  Computer Proficiency in  MS word, EXCEL, Access, Sun-System Software

E. Work Experience    :    5yrs years relevant work experience after graduation

Think strategically, good leadership quality  with analytical bent of mind; Good team player and team builder                                                                                   *  Interest and demonstrate potential strong quantitative and qualitative analysis skills, with proven ability to work with financial software packages, such as Sun System, Peachtree,;*    Strong analytical skill  with qualitative aptitude and quantitative aptitude, excellent numbering and statistical skills, cost-consciousness and strong problem-solving and auditing skills,

*    Advice on appropriate area of improvement, ability to design new way of doing business in order to ensure adherence to standard requirements; ability to make logical and timely decisions

*    Excellent report writing and communication skills;

*    Other Computer Proficiency in  MS word, EXCEL,  MS-Access & SQL etc;

Job Requirements

F. General                        :

*   Good team player and willingness to work extra hours;

*   Energetic and enthusiastic approach to work and willingness for frequent travel  to field Offices and project areas;

G.  Personality:

*   Supportive and ethical;

*   Pleasant and polite attitude at all times; ability to reflect the professional standards;

*   Ability to act as part of multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary team;

*   Dynamic and highly self -motivated;

*   Excellent communicator at all levels;

*   Able to work with minimal supervision and ability to withstand pressure

H. Attitude and Values:

*  Working knowledge of IPPF and FGAE policies and guidelines and donor requirements;

*  Sound knowledge of the Governmental legislatures, Tax laws and CSA requirements;

I. Terms of Employment:  One year contract, renewable based on satisfactory performance and  Availability of funds

*  No of required:-                    1 (One)

*  Place of Work: –                   Hawassa /Southern Area Office

Terms of Employment for the Position:- One year contract, renewable based on satisfactory performance and availability of funds.


How to Apply

Interested applicants should send no-returnable applications with CV and copies of credentials and other supporting documents with in 10 calendar days of this announcement to the following address:

FGAE, Southern Area Office

Finance & Administration Office

P.O. Box 606


Job Features

Job CategoryAccounting And Finance Jobs
Deadline15, 2018

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