FHI 360 Ethiopia

FHI 360 Ethiopia is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, and technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries, all 50 U.S. states, and all U.S. territories. FHI 360’s Crisis Response team has been responding to the humanitarian emergency in Northern Ethiopia through an integrated health, nutrition, WASH, and Protection project to meet the critical needs of the conflict-affected population. FHI 360 aims to expand its reach to the Somali Region in Eastern Ethiopia to meet the immediate needs of the drought-affected population and will be implementing integrated humanitarian programming with the Ethiopia-based national organization, Pastoralist Concern (PC)

FHI 360 Ethiopia External Vacancy Announcement

Job Position 1 – Finance Assistant

Required Qualification and Experience
Education: Degree in Accounting /finance or its International Equivalent.
Experience: 0-2 years of experience providing Finance related responsibilities.
work Place: Machiew
Deadline: June 28/24

Additional Qualification
Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and Accounting software.
Vocational or specialized training desired.
Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO) desirable but not required.
Fluent in local language and excellent in English.

Typical Physical Demands:
Typical office environment.
Ability to spend long hours looking at computer screen and doing repetitive work on a keyboard.
Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
Ability to lift/move up to 5 lbs.
Technology To Be Used:Laptop, Microsoft applications (i.e., Office 365, SharePoint, Skype/Zoom/Teams), cell phone/mobile technology, and standard office equipment.
Travel Requirements:Less than 10%

Maintain cashbooks and accounts records and ensure payments are allocated to the correct project and budget line.
Ensure that shared costs are allocated appropriately across projects.
Ensure timely and accurate payment of Health Extension Workers, volunteers and field transactions.
Confirm that payment related to field finance transactions have the necessary documentation as outlined in fhi360procurement policies and procedures for all goods and services
Ensure that all transactions are booked on daily basis into the cash book in accordance with guidelines.
Ensure that proper authorization has been obtained before any payment takes place.
Ensure that all vouchers are properly coded (project no., budget line and G/L account).
Processing all payments in time.
Maintenance of a proper and transparent filling system of all documents relation to finance.
Confirm availability of funds before authorization of project expenditures.
Ensure all financial transactions have the required supporting documents.
Handling all finance related work when the finance officer is on leave.

Finance Assistant machiew


Finance Assistant Axum


Finance Assistant Mekelle


Job Position 2 -Finance & Admin. Officer – Filtu

Required Qualification and Experience
Education:University degree in Finance, Accounting or a similar subject area.
Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and HRIS /Payroll systems.
3-5 years of experience providing progressively responsible accounting, finance, and operational management experience in a government contracting environment coupled with internal control reviews.
Vocational or specialized training desired.
Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO) desirable but not required.
Fluent in local language and excellent in English.

Duties and Responsiblities
Assists Finance & Admin Coordinator to strengthen internal controls & internal controls environment.
Actively participate in engaging of financial issues and activities review meetings.
Reviews Bank and cash GFAS, financial data entry on daily basis.
Ensures that monthly bank reconciliations for all Bank accounts are prepared on regularly basis.
Assists tracking of all balance sheets accounts on monthly basis and at the end of each award.
Maintains completion of workbooks accounts, as per FHI 360 policies.
Checking of all payment claims to ensure compliance of FHI 360 policy & procedures, valid Scheme of Delegation, FHI 360 Donors compliance requirements, In-country law and any other official regulatory authority.
Ensures that all payments are properly coded to record against active projects and complete authorization of respective Budget Holder as per FHI 360 Scheme of Delegation.
Ensures that all program implementation activities require direct or indirect involvement of disbursement of incentives, contractors, beneficiaries should safe guarded by segregation of duty.
Monitors cash & bank flows on daily basis and maintain close coordination with financial institutions to ensure smooth cashflows. Safeguard FHI 360 cash from assessed/known risks.
If due to unforeseen reasons institutional banking system services are not available, alternative arrangements should be arranged with prior consent of Finance & Admin Coordinator and Response Coordinator.
Assists Field Office & Country Office finance teams during internal & external audit, donor specific audit, any authorized third-party review of financial records.
Maintains working relationship with FHI 360 partners and support Field Office & Country Office to ensure smooth financial implementation of projects through partners.
Escalates any noted financial risks and fraud activities directly to Finance & Admin Coordinator and Deputy Response Coordinator, Operations.
Confirms that payments related to procurement have the necessary documentation as outlined in FHI 360 procurement policies and procedures for all goods and services.
Ensures all financial transactions have the required supporting document

Finance & Admin. Officer – Filtu

Finance Admin. & Officer – Chereti

FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

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