Finance Officer

  • Full Time
  • Ethiopia

Website Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church-Child and Family Affairs Organization (EOTC-CFAO)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 

Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church-Child and Family Affairs Organization (EOTC-CFAO)

Finance Officer

Job Summery

The finance officer is responsible to the project coordinator for financial management of the project, including accountable spending in the intervention woredas.

Main tasks of the finance officer:

  • Manage the project finances by strictly following the ESAP operational manual –
  • ensure that MA financial directives are shared with and understood by the
  • partners and all the project team members;
  • Support the PC in budget planning, modification and forecasting – so that every team member understands the budget resources available and how to account for these;
  •  Provide  technical  financial  management  support  to  relevant  project  staff,  such  as WSAEs – so they manage the woreda budgets transparently and in an accountable manner;
  • Ensure  that  the  program  expenditures  reconcile  with  those  held  by  the  contract partners;
  • Proper recording of project expenditure into the accounting system and ensure that expenditure reported to the MA are reconciled with the accounting records;
  • Ensure that financial reports (including those by partners) have the required
  • documentation prior to submission to the MA;
  •   Prepare and submit financial reports as required in the operational manual;
  • Timely and adequately address any financial management issue raised by the MA;
  • Disseminate the approved quarterly financial report to the partners together
  •     with the verification memo;
  • Notify sub-partners timely in case there is ineligible expenditure identified by the MA; Discuss financial management issues during the quarterly project management  team meetings;
  • Facilitate internal (by MA) and external audits as per the contract requirements;
  • Facilitate project administration matters, such as procurement and close-out and other related activities.

Job Requirements

Minimum requirements:

  • BA degree in accounting
  • Three years financial management experience of similar projects with over

200,000 USD annual budget

  • Strong financial reporting skills – excellent recording of financial transactions
  • Proven skills with computer based financial reporting is a must. Example:


  • Experience with facilitation of external audits
  • Willingness to spend two to three days per quarter in the woredas

Place of work: Addis Ababa

How to Apply

Note: For all positions listed above, the applicant organization is expected to promote a gender balance. In case of matching qualification, female candidates should be given preference. Recruitment of female candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be favorably considered during evaluation

Interested applicants should submit their CV application letter and photocopies of all supporting documents to EOTC-CFAO E-mail [email protected] or in person to our head office located in Addis Ababa Arat Kilo nearby Ginfle Bridge within seven working days of the first date of this announcement.

For further information, Phone:+251-111 -23-27-53 or 09-11-22-61-47

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