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Finance Manager


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Catholic Relief Services


Meki, Ethiopia 



Employment Type:

Full time

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Job Description:

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partner’s people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

In Ethiopia, CRS has a long and rich history of providing emergency relief and development assistance to the people of Ethiopia since 1958. At present, CRS/ Ethiopia implements multiple projects through different partner organizations. CRS/Ethiopia has a highly diverse portfolio ranging from very large food-supported emergency response to cutting edge development programs. The current CRS/ Ethiopia budget stands at $100 million with funding from the U.S. Government, UN agencies, private foundations, individual donors, and CRS private funds.

CRS strictly adheres to its Policy on Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults among its staff, consultants, volunteers, and affiliates. CRS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer: women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

CRS/Ethiopia invites you, the qualified candidate, to apply for the following position for our partner Meki Catholic Secretariat (MCS);

Position Title: Finance Manager
Duty Station: Meki Catholic Secretariat, Meki — East Showa Zone
Employment term: Definite Term — Two years contract
Reports to: Diocesan Director
Application Deadline: December 15, 2017

Purpose of the Position
The Finance Manager has management responsibility for the finance and accounting functions and s/he is responsible for establishing. operating, monitoring and periodically summarizing the extent of financial operations and performance of the organization; authorizes payments as per the limit of authority, verifies and approves vouchers, prepares monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements or reports for all ECC-SDCOM financial activities. In addition, S/ he is responsible to ensure that the transactions are recorded in the general ledger in the month the expenses are incurred and the general ledger reconciliation is conducted on a monthly basis and it’s accurate.

Minimum requirement
Qualifications and Work Experience:
  • Master Degree in accounting or Finance
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience as a Finance Manager is required Accounting and financial management duties for international agencies
  • Strong computer skills, particularly Excel, Word and Access.
  • Knowledge NGO accounting, and budgeting policies, procedures and standards preferred.
  • Experience with accounting systems preferred
  • Fluency in written and spoken English; excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of USG Financial Management regulations preferred
  • Proven ability to provide support, guidance and training to finance and non- finance managers and experts.
Competencies /Knowledge, Ability and Skill:
  • Demonstrated strengths in financial management with a strong client service focus; able to work with diverse groups of people and team oriented environment
  • Skilled in obtaining information necessary to accomplish duties
  • Able to prioritize work, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Problem analysis and problem resolution at functional level
  • Strong customer orientation
  • Able to express technical ideas and concerns in a non-technical environment
  • Able to work independently
Please visit www.ethiojobs.net  for the detailed duties and responsibilities of this position

How To Apply:

You should send ONLY your application letter and up-to-date CV via email address: ET_Job_Applications@global.crs.org  on / before the application deadline December 15. 2017. Please write the Position Title you are applying for in the subject line of your email, and in your application letter.
Applications should be submitted by December 15, 2017up to 5:00 PM, late submission will not be accepted. You will be contacted only if selected for written exam/interview. Phone solicitations will not be accepted. These job opportunities are open to Ethiopian nationals only
Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply

Company Info
Catholic Relief Services/Ethiopia (CRS/Ethiopia)
Addis Ababa

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