Save the Children Vacancy announcement

Save the Children Vacancy would like to invite qualified and competent applicants to apply for the following vacant post.

1:Finance Officer

Location: Hawassa, Sidama

Job Summary 

The role purpose of the Finance Officer at Hawassa Field Office is to ensure sound financial management of the program and timely financial reporting. This includes processing payments, maintaining accurate financial records, reconciling accounts, overseeing settlement of advances and accounts payable, ensuring timely payments of statutory deductions and staff pension skims, tracking VAT receivables, preparing, and sending VAT receivable documents to the country office for reimbursement, and filing and maintaining custody of financial documents for audit processing. The Finance Officer also plays a key role in ensuring compliance with policies and internal control procedures, preparing journal entries, and retrieving documents for audit processing, as well as proper archiving and retrieval of financial documents for accurate record keeping.

Skill and educational background

BA degree in accounting or equivalent combination of education and work experience


Minimum 3 years of relevant experience.
Excellent proven knowledge in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
Familiarity in using Accounting Software’s: Agresso system is preferable.
Experience in staff management is desirable.
Knowledges ,Skills and Abilities:
Strong accounting, training, and analytical skills
Willingness and ability to dramatically change work practices, flexibility in working long hours, and ability to work with incoming surge teams
Holds oneself accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modeling Save the Children values.
Builds and maintains effective relationships with their team, colleagues, members, and external partners.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
Fluency in written and spoken English.
Commitment to Save the Children values.
Teams, in the event of emergencies

Application Way

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

Use the below link to apply:

Application Deadline: March 7, 2024

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