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Job Type:Local NGO


Fields of Education: MBA/BA in Accounting or finance


Organization: The family Guidance Association of Ethiopia (FGAE)


Salary : As per the salary scale of the Association




Application Dead line:2016-06-01


The family Guidance Association of Ethiopia (FGAE) is an autonomous, non-profit, and non-discriminatory indigenous non –government organization. Since its establishment FGAE has been working to promote sexual Reproductive Health and family planning rights and services. Currently it has eight Area Offices that operate all over country. FGAE seeks to employ qualified and competent staff and invites applicants for the following vacant post:

Position 1:-Senior Finance officer

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the immediate supervisor supervises plans, organize and control financial activities, participates in posting of financial data, participates in the preparation of financial statements and in developing accounting systems check.

Summary of key functions/Results expected

  • Supervises and participates in the posting of financial data to control subsidiary ledgers from accounting documents and records;
  • Directs and verifies the preparation of financial reports and statements, analyzes past and present financial operations to determine trends on future revenues and expenditure;
  • Participates in the development, installation and maintenance of systems which provide control of expenses incurred in carrying out activities;
  • Assists in planning, implementing and directing systems for  cost finding and reporting to determine record and report costs of factors which affect operations;
  • Screen cash advance requests from Area offices, Sub-Recipients, check for validity which is as per the project agreement and advice to expedite the cash release as per the rules stipulated in the Applicant and Recipient Hand book;
  • Ensures the application of proper accounting controls and uniformity with financial regulations, rules and policies and procedures;
  • Verifies that expenditures are properly authorized and charged to correct accounts;
  • Prepares and checks financial statements, bank reconciliation and financial reports;
  • Maintains capital assets and calculates depreciations as per the rates stipulated in the accounting manuals;
  • Provides professional advice to subordinates and answers enquiries concerning accounting procedures and policies;
  • Provides assistance in the conduct of internal land external audit;
  • Controls allocated budget and reports excess utilization;
  • Checks the accuracy of financial documents, organize in the proper manner and file them;
  • Ensure proper recording systems, adherences to financial rules and procedures;
  • Evaluates payment requests before check payments are written and verifies its correctness and appropriateness;
  • Follow up proper handling of check books and vouchers;
  • Provides Technical Assistant and supportive to Desk represented Area office finance Team and ensure the financial Health of the Area of office;
  • Prepare the necessary financial utilization report on the format prepared for this purpose at the end of each quarter and when requested for any other purpose;
  • Participates in the preparation of annual work programs and budget in the area of assignment;
  • Operates calculating or other standard office machines in the performance of tasks:

Qualification:-MBA/BA in Accounting or finance

Experience:-4 years for MBA/6 years for BA after graduation, shall posses an extensive experiences in same or similar position in the NGO sector or donor funded project 

Place of work for both position:-Head office –Addis Ababa

Salary for Both position:-As per the salary scale of the Association

Terms of Employment for Both position:-One year contract, renewable based on satisfactory performance and availability of funds.

Interested applicants should send no-returnable application 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

Human Resource Manager

P.O.Box 5716

Addis Ababa or

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Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia is an equal opportunity employer and female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.






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