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Ethiopia: Finance & Administration Manager, Ethiopia

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Action Africa Help - International
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 31 Dec 2017

Action Africa Help International (AAH-I) is recruiting a Finance and Administration Manager for our Ethiopia country programme.

Purpose of the role: The Finance & Administration Manager (FAM) will be a strategic thought-partner, and report to the Country Director. The candidate will lead and develop the country team to support the following areas; finance, business planning and budgeting, human resources, administration and IT. The FAM will play a critical role in partnering with the senior management team (SMT) in strategic decision making and operations of Action Africa Help International, Ethiopia.

Professional qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce.
  • A Certified Accounting qualification (CPA-K, ACCA, CFA) with active membership.
  • MBA/MSC is an added advantage.

Minimum relevant experience required

  • At least 7 years of overall professional experience in financial and operations management.
  • A track record in grants management.
  • Working Experience with different donors – DFID, USAID, EC
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and dedication to the mission of AAH-I

Additional Skills & Competences

  1. Ability to translate financial concepts to- and to effectively collaborate with – programmatic and fundraising colleagues who do not necessarily have finance back ground.
  2. Knowledge of various accounting and reporting software.
  3. Excellent communication and relationship building skills with ability to prioritize negotiate and work with internal and external stakeholders.
  4. A multi-tasker with the ability to wear many hats in a fast-paced environment.

The complete job description is available here.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should email application letter and CV (with 3 referees) addressed to to be received by 31st December, 2017. The email Subject Line must show the job title of the position applied for. AAH-I is an equal-opportunity employer. We thank candidates for their high interest in the opportunities we publish on our website. Due to the high number of applications we receive, we will only get back to shortlisted candidates.