Project Finance/Admin Officer

Project Finance/Admin Officer

Ethiopia Christian Children's Fund of Canada
Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC) creates a future of hope for children, families, and communities by helping them develop the skills and resources to overcome poverty and pursue justice. Internationally headquartered in Markham (Toronto), Canada, our commitment is to improve the quality of life of children and youth in empowered communities through enhanced family and community capacity for sustainable development. For more information about CCFC, visit our website
CCFC has the followings vacancies for the project called Canada-Africa Initiative to Address Maternal, Newborn and Child Mortality (CAIA-MNCM) in Ethiopia.

Job title: Project Finance/Admin Officer
Number of person required for the position: One
Duty Station: Kemissie, Oromia Administrative Zone, Amhara National Regional state.
Terms of Employment: One Year
Salary: Negotiable
Job Application Closing Date: January 15, 2019

Job Responsibilities: The Project Finance/Admin Officer reports to Project Coordinator. She/he is responsible for implementing plans for the control, monitoring and reporting of financial operations and human and material resource management of the field Office including preparing project budget, financial statements, a timely and accurate processing of all accounting transactions, maintaining cash controls, preparing the payroll and personnel administration, maintaining accounts payable. validation of receipts, vouchers and financial data, and preparing financial reports, facilitating procurement and general services including transport, maintenance and staff security.
Key responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Prepares project budget and detailed implementation plan, and develops monthly. quarterly and annual cash budget and/cash flow.
  • Records oil transactions accurately including cost sharing/contributions from different sources (from donor and CCFC) and ensures that there are adequate supporting documents and that all transactions comply with CCFC and donor’s requirements.
  • Advises the Project Coordinator, Project Technical Officer, Project Facilitators and finance/ admin assistant on proper fund request, financial planning, budget control, proper financial verification and approval procedures and on current and future budgetary positions and administrative issues.
  • Follows up on the activities of and provide technical supports to the staff under his/her supervision
  • Reviews and checks petty cash reimbursements and consistently implements petty cash management practices.
  • Receives and records invoices and arranges payments, ensures that all nominal ledger control accounts are reconciled monthly, follows up and investigates any queries or differences and checks any resulting journal entries.
  • Ensures proper documentation of financial related documents both in hard copy and electronics copy and keeps the documents in safe and secured places.
  • Perform other related duties as required by the supervisor.
Minimum Requirements /Qualifications:
  • BA degree in Accounting and Finance Management or related field
  • Six (6) or more years of experience in related field
  • Possess excellent computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, MS PowerPoint. MS Outlook, Internet, Quick Book and Peach Tree accounting software. Good communication and organizational skills
  • Strong budget development, tracking, and reporting skills using computer software/ computerized accounting programs
  • Good in English and Amharic both speaking & writing.
  • Commitment to CCFC’s Vision, Mission and Values.

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