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Finance officer (FO-AO)NW

Category: Accounting and Finance
Location:  Bahir Dar, Amhara
Career Level:  Mid Level ( 2+ – 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Contract
Salary:  As per FGAE salary scale

Job Description


Accumulates and manages financial data from source documents and verifies for accuracy. Prepares and maintains financial data for posting to reflect accurate accounting and distribution of income and expenses to appropriate accounts. Reconciles accounts and adjusts irregularities. Prepares financial analyses and a variety of financial reports as required. Make recommendations for improvement of accounting systems, methods, and techniques. Assists in training and directing the work of other employees, as assigned. 


1.      Maintains financial records, inspects and receive financial documents of FGAE organize and file properly.

2.      Code and encode payments, collections, beginning account balances, and verify the accuracy of the entries to the computer.

3.      Monitor advance payments; ensure that they are settled timely with the necessary supporting documents,

4.      Control bank account balances and report when the balance is low so as to take the necessary action before checks are written.

5.      Verify check payments, handle checkbooks and vouchers with due care and in safety place;

6.      Prepare financial reports; organize the supporting documents in the manner required;

7.      Regularly update the charts of account for online accounting database, maintain backups, and administer the database;

8.      Ensure that financial management of the FGAE is in accordance with the general financial rules and gives advice and assistance in setting up systematic financial systems;

9.      Undertake regular and surprise cash on hand check and count, repot on the finding, recommend possible remedial action in case of violation of petty cash rules;

10.  Provides Technical Assistant and supportive supervision to work unit of the  Area office finance Team and ensure the Financial Health of the Area office;

11.  Providers technical Assistance  and guidance to Wouk Units Finance Team, project focal point etc

Job Requirements

MBA/MSC/BA in Accounting or Finance 2 years for MBA/MSC  or 4 years after graduation in BA , shall possess an experience in similar position in an NGO or a donor funded project

Knowledge & ability to use accounting software & producing analytical financial report . Computer skill in relevant software is desired. (system software , IPSAS,IFRS is advantageous )

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send no-returnable applications with CV and copies of credentials and other supporting documents with in 10 calendar days of this announcement to the following address:
Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia, North West Area Office
Finance &  Admin Service
P.O. Box: 174
Bahir Dar
You can apply also in person by presenting your CV & the necessary documents to North West Area Office Bahirdar, D/Markos, & Gondar SRH Clinics
Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia is an equal opportunity employer and female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.


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