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1 Feb 2023

Grant Finance officer (RESILIENT WE) for Boke at World Vision Ethiopia

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Job Description

World Vision is the largest child-focused private charity in the world. Our 34,000+ staff members working in nearly 100 countries have united with our incredible supporters to impact the lives of over 200 million vulnerable children by tackling the root causes of poverty. Through World Vision every 60 seconds…a family gets water…a hungry child is fed…a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.

Duty Station: Boke AP of East Program Hub


Preparation of Financial Reports for sponsorship and/or grant Projects : Prepare complete, accurate and timely AP financial/grant reports and submit to the AP manager, other internal and external stakeholders as per WVE financial manual

Handle issuance of all payments : Ensure proper approval for all payment requests in accordance with WVE authorization limit

Handle all Bank related AP Financial Businesses

Handles all bank matters including bank signatories,  bank reconciliation and  bank deposits

Financial Data processing : Ensure AP projects financial data processing and keep all accounts are current and up-to-date

Guarantee Financial Policies compliance : Review business & travel advance requests & ensure timely settlement

Financial planning and Budget control : Involve in budget preparation, cash flow analysis, budget management and control in collaboration with program staff.

Handle internal & external Audit : Coordinate the pre-audit preparation for the AP internal, local external and Global Centre (GC) audit and ensure implementation of audit recommendations

Handle Cash requests and its management : Handle cash request and management to ensure ADPs month end cash balance according to the APs target low (i.e.1.12 of the AP’s annual budget) and  request fuel coupon as per the need

Team Management : Engage in and ensure that appropriate tools like Coaching For Performance (CFP) and mentoring, etc are practiced within the department to enhance smooth staff relations and accountability;

Insurance Documentation : Review and submit insurance data related to community workers, vehicle, motor cycle to PrO and annual insurance survey data to National Office for timely annual insurance renewal

Procurement planning and follow up : Follow-up and ensure purchased items of the AP at HO and PrO are  collected as per the requested date of delivery

Support AP Mgmt. in Administrative matters : Advice the AP Manager on Financial and Administrative Issues.


Minimum Qualification required:

  • BA Accounting and Finance
  • List additional work experience required as a minimum qualification for this position.
  • 2 – 4 years in relevant field and NGOs experience is preferred  [Requirement]

License, registration, or certification required to perform this position

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

List academic, technical skills or other knowledge preferred for this position.

Preferred: Work experience in community development and/or Humanitarian environment

Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent computer skills in Excel & Sun-systems software
  • Good understanding of transformational development
  • At least five  years’ work experience in NGO environment or development related field
  • Understanding of World Vision’s development programs;
  • Good presentation, communication, networking and partnering skills;
  • Highly skilled in data analysis using computer packages like Epi-info, SPSS, MS-Word, MS-Access, MS-Excel;
  • Participatory Program and Project Designing, Monitoring and Evaluation Experience;
  • A strong aptitude for organizational change, innovation, learning, team building;

Required Professional Experience

  • Balanced combination of a least six years Business Management Experience in INGOs and for profit business
  • Able to motivate staff to achieve core results
  • Experience with government grant regulations and financial reporting requirements
  • Able to leverage key opportunities to mitigate business risks
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Supervisory and technical expertise in business systems development, internal controls, policies, and procedures
  • Excellent working knowledge of GAAP and government/donor regulations and requirements

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field,

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Knowledge of and ability to implement integrated programs in the development and emergency context.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and creativity in planning and problem solving skills.

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

  •  Based at the Head Office with frequent travel to the field
  • Physical Requirements: Office-based

Language Requirements

  •  Fluent in written and spoken English language and other local languages.

Applicant Types Accepted: Local Applicants Only

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 28 February. 2023


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