Jan 11, 2018

Ipas Ethiopia Vacancy : Finance Coordinator

  • Ipas Ethiopia
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Full time Accounting/Finance NGO/Nonprofit/Social Services

Job Description

Ipas Ethiopia

Ipas Ethiopia is an international non-profit organization working to improve women’s lives with focus on reproductive health. Ipas’s mission is to increase women’s ability to exercise their sexual and reproductive rights and reduce abortion related morbidity and mortality. The key programmatic and strategic directions that guide the organization’s functions include:
  • Expand access to safe abortion and contraceptive services to women, especially young women, and improve quality of care in both public and private health sectors.
  • Increase sustainable supply of abortion related technologies, particularly MVA and medical abortion
  • Expand women’s and young women’s awareness of their options and their ability to prevent and manage unwanted pregnancy
  • To create an enabling environment for comprehensive abortion care and contraceptive services and increase commitment and resources by stakeholders.
In light of the need to strengthen our relationship with stakeholders and expedite programme implementation, we are planning to hire the following position.

Job title: Finance Coordinator
Place of Work: Addis Ababa
Reported to: Senior Finance Manager
Terms of employment: One year with possibilities for extension
Salary: Negotiable

The Finance Coordinator provides support in areas of accounting, financial and government reporting, budgeting and analysis as needed by the Ipas Ethiopia office and the North Carolina office. This position reports to the Senior Finance Manager for Ipas Ethiopia.

  • Keep authorized petty cash fund in locked safe, receive payment requests, prepare petty cash voucher, get approval from the responsible personnel and attach the relevant supporting documents
  • Record daily petty cash vouchers on the petty cash register book and check the balances
  • Make daily cash count, reconcile with the petty cash register book balance for any cash surprise count.
  • Deposit intact cash collected from advance settlements and other sources
  • Prepare petty cash replenishment requests before the balance drops down to not less than 10% of the petty cash floating.
  • Check the completeness of payment requests, prepare check payment vouchers and forward to the finance coordinator for check preparation.
  • Collect paid check payment vouchers along with their relevant supporting documents
  • Ensure that proper filing of all financial documents is maintained.
  • Prepare 2% and 30% tax withholdings invoices and attach the account copies with relevant documents,
  • Record daily withholding taxes on monthly tax report form and follow up timely settlement of taxes
  • Keep stock ledger card for each stock items, record stock purchases and stock issues with their respective values
  • Reconcile stock ledger cards with the store keeper’s record on quarterly basis
  • Responsible for cash disbursements on trainings organized by Ipas Ethiopia in Addis Ababa.
  • Collect timely bank advices, statements and other correspondences
  • Assist monthly financial report preparation and provide required information as needed
  • Perform any other activities assigned by the supervisor
Core Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance with 2 - 3 years’ relevant work experience required.
  • Proficient in accounting standards and systems
  • Demonstrated strong computer skills required, experience with financial databases a plus
  • Non-profit accounting and fund accounting experience is a plus
  • Detail oriented
  • Well organized, efficient, ability to multi task in fast-paced, deadline oriented environment
  • Excellent communication skills. Proficiency in English is preferred

How To Apply:

Please send CV and application until Jan. 24, 2018 to the following postal address or hand-deliver to our office:
Micky Leland Street (22 Mazoria)
Behind Yeshi Buna
Tel: 0116633379/0116626311
P.o.Box: 63001 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
N.B. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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