People in Need is a non-governmental, non-profit organization founded on the ideals of humanity, freedom, equality and solidarity.
People in Need was established in 1992 by a group of Czech war correspondents, journalists and activists and has grown to become one of the largest non-profit organization in Central and Eastern Europe.
Throughout our 30 years of existence, People in Need continues to engage in humanitarian aid, development cooperation, education and social inclusion.
We have been operating in Ethiopia since 2003, working in four regions; Oromia, SNNP, Sidama and Tigray in different multi sectoral projects in the areas of development and emergency response.
People in Need, from the very start of its operations in Ethiopia, has focused on projects in five main areas of interest: Education, Agriculture, Climate and Environment, Water and Social protection.
We are part of Alliance 2015, (https://www.alliance2015.org/ a strategic network of seven European non-governmental organizations engaged in humanitarian aid and development projects. This collaboration increases effectiveness, both in working in the target countries and in campaigns change to advocacy aimed at influencing the attitudes and policies of politicians and general public opinion and awareness in Europe.
People in Need External Vacancy Announcement
Job Position – Finance Officer
Required Qualification and Experience
Education: BSC Degree in Accounting, Business management and other related and relevant fields of studies
Experience: Minimum 4 years’ experience in NGO sector
Planning, coordination and report writing skills
Good communication and capacity to work under stress
Good command of MS Package (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook)
Knowledge of spoken & written Amharic, English
3 strong references (will be crosschecked/contacted.
Place of Work: – Based in Addis Ababa with frequent travel to PIN’s project sites in Sidama, Oromia, Tigray Region and/or other regions as required.
Deadline: Nov 30/23
Accounting and Finance related
Collect petty cash from bank in accordance of security rules and signed approval
Issue payment, advance and advance clearance only upon proper documentation is received with all necessary approval and signatures
Prepare physical cash count on weekly basis on Friday before closing office hours and archive the signed cash count form in share point
Prepare quarterly cash count and upload in ELO
Posting of cash document in Navision
Scanning and archiving of cash document on weekly base in Elo
Record all transaction within cash box into database prior the payment is issued
Prepare published cash payment voucher and get approval
Administrative and financial support of PIN projects or parts of projects
Support for project audits and annual audit – preparation and completing of all required documents
Preparation and filling of supporting documents
conformity with PIN/donors regulation
Supervision of adherence to the Ethiopian laws and regulations
Processing bank transfers upon the approval
Collecting bank statements and bank advices from bank on monthly bases
Responsible for facilitating monthly tax payment.
Responsible for Prepare monthly purchase and service report to ERCA
Support to invoice clerk with preparation of IDIFs
Any other related tasks as required
Other assignments corresponding to actual needs of the project, program or mission up on the request of line manager/CMT member
General obligations and responsibilities
The Employee is obligated not to purvey any information concerning any of PIN activities to outsiders (including former PIN employees, who may no more be informed about current process in PIN).
PIN is a relief and development organization whose aim is to help and assist needy people. The Employee’s position within the institution requires contacts with outside; he or she therefore conveys a certain image of the PIN. PIN expects its Employees to behave in appropriate manners at all times and in all places. All members of staff should ensure their attitudes correspond to PIN principles, both during and after working hours.
The Employee takes over the responsibility for all entrusted material or cash. The Employee is obligated to cover all damages or losses caused by his carelessness. The Agreement of Liability of Assets has been signed separately.
Create and maintain a fulfilling and protective environment.
Accountability and Safeguarding including Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment (SEAH)
Carry out the duties in accordance with the PIN Code of Conduct and Key policies.
Participate in training and awareness raising (CoC and KP, Safeguarding…).
Ensure that his/her team members attend training and awareness sessions and carry out the duties in accordance with PIN Code of Conduct and Key policies.
Ensure that due diligence and/or capacity assessments of partners include an assessment of partners’ implementation of key safeguarding and risk policies/ procedure including the prevention of SEAH.
Create and maintain a fulfilling and protective environment.
Standard work schedule of 40 hours per week from Monday to Friday
Per diems for working and Accommodation outside of the duty office depending on the location
Bank loan facilities
20 days of paid annual and after 5 years of work an extra paid day for every year
Extra days of paid leaves for selected holidays
Medical insurance, including spouse and children
Accident insurance for all injuries during work time based on the law
Pension contribution of 11 % from PIN
Paternity leave of extra 2 paid days above the mandatory 3 days
Maternity leave according to the law and extra financial motherhood support
Monthly mobile phone hybrid tariff
PIN supports fast career growth and internal mobility
International environment with opportunities to learn from other PIN’s country programs
Extensive Capacity Building program, both internal and external trainings, including the Induction training
Internal online learning opportunities, such as access to PIN’s e-learning platform and webinars
Annual staff retreat
Friendly and fair work environment with small collective where everyone knows each other
Should any information needed please contact using: [email protected]
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