Finance Officer – Talent Youth Association

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Location:  Addis Ababa
Career Level:  Mid Level ( 2+ – 5 years experience)
Employment Type:  Full time
Salary:  Attractive as per the organizational scale



Job Description

Talent Youth Association (TaYA) in partnership with Amref Health Africa implements Kefeta in Addis Abeba and Debrebirhan city. Kefeta envisions Ethiopian youths who are game changers: empowered to advance their own economic, civic, and social development; resilient in the face of shocks; actively promoting development within their communities and contributing to the country’s peace and prosperity.

Kefeta will strengthen the youth ecosystem in Ethiopia with integrated, multi-sectoral, youth-centered programming aligned with the Positive Youth Development (PYD) approach.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide useful financial insights to help make better decisions about formulating and executing strategy and provide guidance and analysis to executive and operational management to improve results.
  • Maintain system of accounts and keep books and records on all transactions and assets.
  • Prepare and analyze accurate monthly financial and management reports, including income statement, balance sheet, budget and variance, projections and forecast, and cash flow.
  • Maintain control of the following areas: general ledger, accounts payable, expense reports, billing, and payroll.
  • Assist in the program team of grants reporting, compliance, and reconciliation.
  • Process payments, cash receipts/collections, and cash management
  • Checks all payment documents (commodities and cash), payment checks, etc for budget and other related issues prior to the project manager’s approval.
  • Recording financial and related transactions, produces financial reports
  • Make sure internal control is in place, fixed asset, and inventory management
  • Prepares payroll and pay all relevant payments (income tax, pension)


Supervisor:                 Finance Manager

Contract duration:       1 Year with possibility of extension


Starting Date:             Immediately


Job Requirements


  • B.A Degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience preferably in an NGO Setting.
  • Strong Interpersonal skills,
  • Cross-cultural Sensitivity,
  • Basic computer proficiency is Mandatory
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Proficiency in Amharic and English


How to Apply

Qualified persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter as a single document i.e., with the cover letter being on the first page and the CV starting on the second page, detailing three work related referees and contacts to and received on or before 5.00PM on 10th November 2021.

Please mention the Title of Position you apply for in the subject of your email.

Please note that TaYA reserves the right to shortlist on ongoing basis. Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

TaYA will at no stage of recruitment process request candidate to make payments of any kind. Further, TaYA has not retained any agent in connection with recruitment.

TaYA is committed to protecting beneficiaries within our programmes from exploitation and abuse and any kind of misconduct. TaYA has specific policies, including Safeguarding and Child Protection, which outlines the expected behavior and the responsibility of all staff, beneficiaries, consultants, and other stakeholders and has zero tolerance towards misconducts. Any candidate offered a job with TaYA will be expected to sign TaYA’s organizational Policies and Code of Conduct as an annex to their contract of employment and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these documents.

TaYA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.