Finance/Documentation Assistant

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Chemonics International Inc. -Ethiopia

Chemonics International seeks experienced professionals for the USAID-funded Global Health Supply Chain - Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project. GHSC-PSM Ethiopia will serve as the primary vehicle through which USAID will procure and furnish health commodities, provide technical assistance to improve the country’s management of the supply chain, and collaborate with key international stakeholders to support global and local health initiatives.


The Finance/Documentation Assistant will ensure all the financial documents are ready for audit purpose.

The Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management Ethiopia


The purpose of the Global Health Supply Chain– Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) Program is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities in support of United States Government (USG)-funded public health initiatives around the world. The project provides direct procurement and supply chain management support to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), and Population and Reproductive Health. In supporting USG-funded global health activities, GHSC-PSM will develop and manage a wide array of services for health commodity procurement and related systems strengthening technical assistance encompassing different elements of a comprehensive supply chain.

At the country level, GHSC-PSM supports country strategies and priorities that fall under the following three project objectives:

  •  Global Commodity Procurement and Logistics
  • Systems Strengthening Technical Assistance
  • Global Collaboration to Improve Long-Term Availability of Health Commodities


The Finance/Documentation Assistant will ensure all the financial documents are ready for audit purpose.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

As Finance/Documentation Assistant for the GHSC-PSM Ethiopia Program, the employee is responsible for the following principal duties and responsibilities: 

  • Check if all check payments are posted in ABACUS and filed in a sequential manner.
  • Check if all General Journals are posted in ABACUS and files in a sequential manner.
  • Ensure if each financial document has all the required supporting documents in place.
  • Any other finance related tasks as assigned by the Finance Specialists/ Finance Manager.

Level of Effort and Location

This independent contractor will be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with intermittent travel throughout the program’s target regions as needed.


The Finance Assistant will report to the GHSC-PSM Finance Specialist and will be supervised and evaluated by the GHSC-PSM Finance Specialist. 

Job Qualifications

  • University degree in accounting or related field from recognized institution.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in preparing documents for audit purpose.
  • Experience in filing financial documents.
  • Good interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to interact professionally with a culturally diverse staff, clients and consultants.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative and ability to meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
  • Ability to communicate in English & Amharic.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite Applications is required.
  • Good knowledge in USAID rules and regulations, experience in international NGO preferred.

How to Apply

To apply, please use the following link to submit your application: Please specify Finance/Documentation Assistant as the subject line in your application (failure to do this will disqualify your application) and submit no later than March 27, 2020. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

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