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Accountant – Center for Justice (CJ), Ethiopia

Location: Head office /Adama, Oromia

Deadline: Sep 26, 2022

Job Description

Back Ground of Center for Justice –CJ

Centre for Justice (CJ) is an independent and impartial Ethiopian Civil Society Organization working nationally to promote criminal justice systems that uphold human rights for all  and advocating for the advancement of rule of law, human rights, access to justice, democratic governance, peace and the progressive reform of Ethiopian criminal Justice System. It was registered at Federal Civil Societies Organizations Authorities under Registration Number 0865.

The objectives of the organization  includes  promotion  and protection of human rights in Ethiopia through strengthening  the rule of law ; monitoring, documenting and reporting human rights violations,  increasing access to justice human rights education , advocating  for a national penal policy that promotes effective non-custodial responses to crime, and uses prison as a last resort, promoting humane conditions of detention and social rehabilitation and re-integration of prisoners and  promoting peaceful and inclusive societies (Goal 16 of the UN Sustainable Development Agenda).

To realize its objective, CJ has been designing and carrying out a number of programs and activities based on intensive studies and researches.


  • Peaceful and democratic societies in which criminal justice systems promote rule of law and protect the human rights of disadvantaged people.
  • Criminal justice systems that respect the rule of law uphold the rights of suspects and defendants and prevent the unnecessary use of pre-trial detention.
  • Humane treatment and conditions for prisoners and prevention of torture in all places of detention.
  • Safer communities through rehabilitation, reintegration interventions and interventions to reduce re-offending.


CJ works to promote criminal justice system that uphold human rights for all; and runs practical human rights programmes and support reforms that make criminal justice fair and effective and works to transform Ethiopia to democratically governed community of nation that offers security to its population and is capable of peaceful conflict management to achieve our vision.

CJ’s Criminal Justice System  themes

  • Justice for Children
  • Women in the Criminal Justice System
  • Pre-Trial  Justice
  • Legal Aid
  • Vulnerable Groups
  • Overcrowding
  • Non-Custodial Alternatives to Imprisonment
  • Rehabilitation &  Reintegration
  • Humane Treatment & Conditions for prisoners – Prison Conditions
  • Health in Prisons
  • Prison staff, Law enforcement  and Government officials  Training

Period – One year with a possibility of extension based on performance

Job Requirements


  • BA  in Accounting & Finance


  • Minimum of 2  years  in NGO as accountant

How to Apply

Interested applicants for the position should send their CV and Cover letter as soon as possible via following the link:  info.centerforjustice@gmail.com


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