Skip to main content

Finance and Admin Manager | Reach for Change

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Reach for Change

Job Title:  Finance and Admin Manager, Ethiopia

Main Duties/Responsibilities

The main responsibilities of this role is to manage the accounting and admin functions in Ethiopia including conducting regular monitoring and follow-up of a number of projects. This role is high-volume, with end-to-end hands on exposure, requiring someone with significant tenacity who can deliver results on-time.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead the day-to-day work within the finance team in Ethiopia.
  • Manage the finance and admin team to ensure smooth operations in the country office.
  • Enforce and implement necessary accounting process controls to ensure quality and compliance including proposing updates to the financial policies and procedures
  • Ensure the foundation is compliant with national statutory reporting and lead the local audit/s including project audits.
  • Manage the finance and accounting systems in the Ethiopia office with support from the regional finance team in Accra.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly project forecast and yearly financial latest estimate (cumulative current to year end position) and enforce associated budgetary controls.
  • Prepare financial project reports to management, donors/partners as required.
  • Lead financial support to the fundraising team, including financial budgets forfundraising purposes.
  • Work day-to-day closely with the global finance team and respond to any additional assistance as required
  • Manage procurement and logistics functions in the Ethiopia office and ensure proper accountability and compliance with all applicable policies.
  • Provide support to the Country Manager in the yearly budget process.
  • Facilitate and coordinate HR admin responsibilities & activities with support from the global HR team.
  • Other duties as assigned by the line manager.
  • Be a thought partner to the Country Manager in Ethiopia.

Job Requirements

  • University degree in accounting, finance, business or a related field
  • ACCA level II student or Qualified (or equivalent desirable)
  • Minimum of 5+ experience in a similar role.
  • Experience with an NGO and international NGO advantage
  • Previous experience of accounting software such as Sage is an added advantage
  • Previous experience of project controlling is preferred
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Very good spoken and written fluency in English
  • Willing to do some travel regionally


  • Passionate and committed to Reach for Change’s mission, social change, social entrepreneurship and our programs.
  • Approach work with a collaborative “can do” attitude and a desire for continuous improvement
  • Flexible and see change as a natural condition
  • Structured, independent and ability to take on ownership from start to finish of tasks/projects
  • Mature, balanced personality with ability to maintain a cool head under high peak periods with intense pressure
  • Fast learner with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A professional and resourceful style; the ability to work independently and as a team player, to take initiative, and to manage multiple, sometimes conflicting priorities.

Remuneration: USD 1800 to USD 2000 gross salary – Negotiable and based on experience

Where: Ethiopia

How to Apply

For more information about Reach for Change, please consult our website

APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested candidates should apply here directly to our career site:

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 15th of June 2021, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

INTERVIEWS: Expected to take place the last weeks of June 2021

START DATE: From July 2021 or upon agreement

Reach for Change recognizes that creating the change we want to see around us starts with ourselves, in our own organization. That is why it is important for us to strive to represent the change we want to see in the world. As a team, we strive to be diverse and inclusive along many dimensions. We believe that the wide array of perspectives results from such diversity and promotes innovation and success. We therefore invite every candidate to bring their unique individual strengths.


Apply to Finance and Admin Manager | Reach for Change


Top Jobs this Week

Information Technology Officer I (Trainee) at Amhara Bank Job Vacancy 2022

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Amhara Bank SC. Information Technology Officer I (Trainee) at Amhara Bank Job Requirements Job Requirements: Qualification: BSc in Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Development, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or relevant fields with CGPA of 2.75 & above Graduation year: 2020/21 Experience: Not Required Place of Work : Addis Ababa How to Apply Only short listed candidates will be communicated Interested applicants fulfilling the above requirements are invited to send their applications and CVs with supporting credentials within ten (10) consecutive days from January 19, 2022 to January 28, 2022 via only online at Apply to Information Technology Officer I (Trainee) at Amhara Bank

Dashen Bank Job Vacancy January 2022 Job Vacancy 2022

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Dashen Bank Dashen Bank Job Vacancy January 2022 Dashen Bank Ethiopia Vacancy 2022: Dashen Bank Share Company (ዳሽን ባንክ አክሲዮን ማህበር) invites qualified and experienced applicants for the various positions Quick Details about Dashen Bank Hiring Organization:  Dashen Bank Share Company Shortly Known as:  Dashen Bank Founded:  1995 Organization Type:  Private Bank Organization Size:  5,001-10,000 employees Headquarters:  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Official Website:   Position 1: District Valuator (Maker/Checker) for Wolaita District DB/ Vacancy-0018/22 Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering/ Architectural Engineering or related fields from a reputable university. Experience:  At least five (5) years’ post qualification experience in a similar role Market evaluation and assessment skills. Excellent numerical skills. should apply through  :

Driver at UNICEF Ethiopia Job Vacancy 2022

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Position:  Driver Job Time:  Full-Time Job Type:  Contract Place of Work:  Ethiopia Application Deadline:   Jan, 31/2022 UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. And we never give up. For every child,  results The efficiency and efficacy of the support provided by the Driver ensure the safe and timely transportation of staff, officials, and visitors to work assignments and the efficient maintenance of vehicles owned/rented by the office, thus supporting the efficient running of the office which in turn strengthens UNICEF’s capacity in delivering programs for the most vulnerable women and children in Ethiopia.  This Driver position is based in Dire

Senior Communication and Information Management Assistant at ILO Ethiopia Job Vacancy 2022

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia International Labour Organization (ILO) - Ethiopia Senior Communication and Information Management Assistant International Labor Organization Position:  Senior Communication and Information Management Assistant Job Time:  Full-Time Job Type:  Contract Place of Work:  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Application Deadline:   Jan, 25/2022 The recruitment process for General Service positions is subject to local recruitment regulations and Article 4.3 of the ILO Staff Regulations.  The following are eligible to apply: ILO Internal candidates following paragraphs 31 and 32 of Annex I of the Staff Regulations. External candidates The ILO values diversity among its staff and welcomes applications from qualified female candidates. We also encourage applicants with disabilities. If you are unable to complete our online application form due to a disability, please send an email to . *Conditions of employment for external candidates: In conformity with ex

Customer Relationship Manager at Amhara Bank Job Vacancy 2022

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Amhara Bank SC. Essential Responsibilities Targets and establishes development partners & institutions identifies their needs, liaison and establish business relationship. Develop networks and undertake proactive marketing/selling activities to recruit new clients to the Bank. Maintain adequate contact with clients and ensure expectations are managed. Vigorously and ethically manage the relationship with clients. Handles initial requests of credit applications and loan processing. Prepare credit renewals, review of financial statements, ensuring risk assessment and analysis, including KYC and AML requirements in all dealings with potential and existing clients. Continuously recognizes and use cross selling opportunities by availing the Bank’s products with the customers’ needs to different sectors of customers. Advises/consultsdevelopment partners, Institutions about the bank products and services; process, types, terms, eligibility, utilization, and