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Finance and Admin Manager


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Seeds of Africa Foundation


Adama, OR, Ethiopia 



Employment Type:

Full time

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Closing Date:



6,000.00 plus benefits


Please do not accept payment requests at any of the recruitment phases!

Job Description:

Objective: Seeds of Africa Foundation is a non-profit international organization that is engaged in Education and Community Development programs. We Provides high-quality education in our school from pre-school- grade five and  in our Community development programs we actively engage our students’ parents by providing loan and different trainings  to better support their child’s learning and strengthen the broader Adama community in Adama Ethiopia.
Job Purpose: Under the general direction of the Country Director, the Finance Manager will spearhead the planning and implementation, timely reporting, managing staffs under him/her, and controlling the finance. This full-time position will manage the program’s support staff, and report regularly to the country director. 
Reporting Line
  • To Country Director
Areas of Responsibility and Key Tasks:
Manage accounting and financial systems and maintain full and accurate accounting records
Prepare check ,Approves payments and other financial transactions to ensure compliance with the organization financial rules and regulation
Conduct financial analysis and prepare detailed financial reports and statements
Develop and implement purchasing practices and monitor the purchasing system
Establish and maintain internal controls to ensure compliance with financial and human resources legislation, policies and procedures.
Manage the payroll system in order to ensure all staff are paid on a timely and accurate basis
Advises the head of office on all budgetary and financial matters;
Follow up and monitor timely settlement Income Tax, Withholding tax and Pension to Government body
Prepare monthly bank reconciliation of organization accounts
Providing guidance to Secretariat staff who are involved in finance related activities to enable them to comply with agreed administration and finance procedures;
Performing any other administrative duties as may be assigned to her/him from time to time by the Country Director. 

Job Requirements:

Other professional Requirements:
Participate in any requested meetings, professional development trainings and workshops
Operate within the regulations and policies
Establish positive working relationships with colleagues and management
Set a good example through personal presentation and conduct
Key Competencies
Self-motivate with high energy level

Ability to clearly communicate – verbal and written
Attention to detail with high work standards
High level of confidentiality with financial matters
Ability for problem solving and decision making including organizing and planning
Team player who is flexile and adaptable to changing work environment
Takes initiative to complete tasks
Preferred Qualification:
Undergraduate/Masters’ or BA Degree in Finance related field
Minimum work experience six years for BA Degree and four years for MA.
Strong knowledge of NGO work environment and Government offices.
Strong written and verbal communication in English and Amharic.
Strong computer skills. 
Employees may be asked to perform duties beyond what is outlined above.
This job description may be revised at any time after consultation between management and the employee. 

How To Apply:

If you want to be a part of our work, please forward your: CV (not more than 3 pages) and cover letter (not more than one page) and supporting Documents to hr@seedsofafrica.org. You can also submit in person at Seeds of Africa foundation office located in Adama Bole behind Adama General Hospital.
Office: 0221125203 Mobile: 0911783628
Deadline: November 19, 2017

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Seeds of Africa foundation
Adama, OR, Ethiopia

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