Christian Aid Vacancy announcement

Christian Aid would like to invite qualified and competent applicants to apply for the following vacant post.

About Us:

Christian Aid exists to create a world where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We are a global movement of people, churches and local organisations who passionately champion dignity and equality and justice worldwide. We are the changemakers, the peacemakers, the mighty of heart.

Ethiopia Country Program:

Christian Aid has been active in Ethiopia since 1998 working for a resilient Ethiopia, where vulnerable and poor communities can anticipate, adapt and respond to shocks and stresses take charge of their own development, ensuring rights, dignity and inclusion.

1: Finance Manager

Job Description:

he post holder will directly manage the finance function, and lead and set professional financial standards. This role will manage other finance staff in the same country or region. It will be responsible for effective financial management including the preparation of financial plans and production of financial reports, managing the financial aspects of donor funded programmes and appeal funding, supporting and building the financial capacity of Christian Aid staff in the same country or region and facilitating external, internal and donor audits. The Finance Manager is a member of the Senior Management Team in country and has overall responsibility for ensuring the compliance of office and programme finance with donor regulations and statutory requirements. The role is line managed by the Country Director.

Further information
We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, and religion or belief.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Christian Aid is committed to providing a safe and trusted environment for every person connected to the work we do; and to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour including sexual harassment and exploitation, abuse, and financial misconduct. Any candidate offered a job with Christian Aid is expected to share and demonstrate our values and adhere to Christian Aid’s Safeguarding policy and sign Christian Aid’s Code of Conduct.

Employment Type: Full time

Type of contract: 2 yearsFixed Term

Salary: 27,204.00 (USD)/Annum

Location: Addis Ababa

Deadline: June 30, 2024

Skill and educational background

You will be an accountant with a strong background knowledge of financial principles and practices; considerable experience in financial management and budgeting; management of audits and familiarity with local government regulations and procedures. You will have considerable experience in working for INGO. You will have a demonstrated capacity to manage large institutional funded grants and possess skills in budget preparation, analysis and training, consolidated financial reporting and presentation. Experience of capacity building work of national organizations is desirable.

Applied skills/knowledge and expertise:

Masters/post graduate qualification in Finance, Accounting, Business Management or related discipline/ Qualified IFAC accountant (ACCA, CPA, CIMA)
10years and above relevant experience in INGOs.
Substantial experience of preparing complex budgets and financial reports
Ability to contribute to local Senior Management’s strategy and plans.
Experience of leading a finance function and of managing a small team
Ability to apply logical thinking and common sense to gathering and analysing information and designing and testing solutions to problems.
Ability to implement and evaluate financial control.
Verbal and written fluency in English
Experience of using computerized financial reporting tools and advance use of Excel
Experience of managing audit
SUN System Accounting application
Experience of dealing with institutional donor funding accounting
Demonstrate leadership.
Ability to resolve and be solution oriented.

Application way

Interested applicants who can meet the above minimum requirements can submit their application, CVs and non-returnable Documents of their credentials in through via online link of this announcement. Apply here

Deadline: June 30, 2024.

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