JSI Ethiopia Vacancy announcement

JSI would like to invite qualified and competent applicants to apply for the following vacant Post.

1. Finance Officer

Job Summary:

The position holder is responsible for the day-to-day financial operations associated with the implementation of the project in the area. S/he is responsible in ensuring all the necessary documentations as required by the donor and organizations maintained for every payment made. S/he also assist the Finance & Operations coordinator to maintain regular and smooth communication with in the Area and with central office.

Skill and Educational Background

Recipient of a College degree in Accountancy or finance or business administration
At least 5 years of experience as an accountant, preferably with a USAID-funded project
Good computer skills (windows, Microsoft Office, accounting software, such as, quick book)
Must have strong writing and communication.
Ability to work independently, solve problems and follow-up
Must have demonstrable personal integrity and honesty and must have pleasant personality.
Must be willing to travel frequently to project activity regions and woredas as needed.
Speaking of more than one local language is a plus. Knowing the local language of area of assignment is mandatory.
Place of work: Tigray

Terms of employment: Permanent

Application Way

Interested applicants who met the minimum requirements should send and apply at Ethiojobs.net. please submit your application letter with your CV in English detailing your experience and skills that are relevant to the post.

Please do not attach copies of your transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters with the application. You will provide them upon request.

Deadline: Jan 7, 2024

2. Finance & Administrative Manager

Job Summary:

The position holder will be responsible for overseeing and directing the financial management, human resources as well as operations of the project, and ensuring that the financial, Administrative and HR systems and internal controls are in place and in line with JSI/HQ policy and procedures and in compliance with all Donor and Government rules and Legislation. The Finance & Administrative Manager will serve as the focal person for all budget and disbursement processes of the JSI field office. S/he is expected to communicate and coordinate with other JSI projects when necessary.

Place of work: Addis Ababa

Number Required:1

Duration: Fixed term contract for Six months with the possibility of extension.

Employment type:full time

Skill and Educational Background

A master’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or other relevant field with at least 10 years of professional and related experience, A minimum of eight years of experience in administrative and financial management of international development assistance programs, demonstrating increasing levels of responsibility.
Experience working with USAID preferred
Experience with a wide variety of donors preferred.
Demonstrated management experience in finance, operations, and HR required. At least five years’ experience serving in a management role, with supervisory responsibility.
Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and/or experiences in accounting, financial planning and management, procurement, contracts management, logistics, and human resources preferred.
Experience developing work plan and proposal budgets and costing activities, in coordination with technical and program teams.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team and strong interpersonal skills are essential.
Ability to take initiative and work under minimal supervision.
Ability to handle confidential information with care.
Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills in Amharic and English required.
Expert computer skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Advanced knowledge and experience with accounting software (preferably QuickBooks).
Familiarity with the Google Suite preferred.
Ability to travel up to 10% time to regions throughout Ethiopia. Qualified and Experienced Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

 Application Way

Interested and and qualified applicants should follow the below instruction and apply through the online application form no later than January 7, 2024.

1. Fill out the online application form using this form: Online application Finance & admin manager. If you don’t fill the online application form, your application will not be considered.

2. Submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

3. You must include the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email. If this is not included, your application will not be considered.

4. Any application received after the closing date will not be considered.

5. Application deadline: January 7, 2024

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