Sep 14, 2018

Office Manager/Cashier Vacancy at GIZ Ethiipia

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
  • Asosa, Ethiopia
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Job Description

Office Manager/Cashier

Place of Work:      Assosa, Benishangul – Gumuz Regional State

Application deadline:    September 27, 2018


   The office manager/accountant is responsible for:

*  Providing office management tasks

*  Procurement of goods for the implementation of the project

*  Bookings of events, catering and travel arrangements as well as other organisational and administrative issues for the implementation of project activities

*  Handling financial management, such as cash withdrawals, keeping petty cash and the corresponding cashbook, preparing and entering vouchers, checks and travel expense statements of staff for approval by the superior

*  Processing settlement of applications for the reimbursement of travel expenses

*  Submitting the end-of-month accounts from the project cash books and vouchers to the officer responsible

*  Dealing with invoices, cheques, letters, cash payments and documents

*  Filing documents in reference files or the internal file structure in line with GIZ’s and project internal regulations

*  Liaising with partners on behalf of the project, especially with regard to the organisation of the project activities, trainings and duty trips of GIZ project staff and partners to the field and abroad

*  Distributing information and documents to partner organisations and trainees

*  Assisting with financial planning, monitoring, and accounting for the project in close coordination with the international finance manager in Addis Ababa

*  Interpreting and translating (Amharic-English) for project team members on their mission and of administrative and project related documents as required

*  Ensuring compliance with GIZ financial management and administrative regulations and procedures

*  Coordinating effectively with team colleagues in Addis Ababa and Ed Damazin (Sudan) 

Job Requirements

Required qualifications

*  BA in business administration, accounting, auditing or similar area or comparable qualifications and skills

*  At least 3 years of professional experience in a relevant position

*  In-depth knowledge of finance and accounting, inclusive software

*  Sound knowledge of public procurement

*  Confidential handling of data and information

*  Very good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, e-mail, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)

*  Good management and organisational skills

*  Ability to work proactively and in a dependable, responsible manner with great attention to detail

*  Very good communication skills

*  Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are to be agreed with management

*  Fluent written and oral knowledge of Amharic and English, German and/or one local language to Benishangul – Gumuz Region is an asset

How to Apply

Application procedure:

Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV (maximum of 2 pages) and motivation letter(1-page) to the following address:




Note: -

The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope or on the fax applications. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Only applications with subject line “Application: Office Manager/Cashier Assosa” will be considered.

Applications from qualified women are encouraged.

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