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Finance and Admin Officer

  • Contractor
  • Addis Ababa Ethiopia
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Tearfund profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.


Tearfund Ethiopia is looking for an Finance and Administration Officer for its Ethiopia Drought Joint Response project (EDJR) funded by Dutch Relief Alliance (DRA). The Ethiopian Drought Joint Response will be implemented by 5 international and 8 national organisations: Tearfund is one of the international organisation Implementing this project together with the Ethiopian Kale Hiwot Church Development Commission (EKHCDC) in East Hararghe Zone Midega Tola woreda.The project targets the most vulnerable, food insecure population of the community, who will receive multi-sectoral assistance, with a focus on Food Security and Livelihoods, WASH, and Multi-Purpose Cash. Throughout all activities, protection will be mainstreamed. Other cross-cutting themes are localization and accountability to affected populations.

The Finance and Administration Officer is responsible to provide financial administration and accounting services to the Tearfund project office in Harar in accordance with Tearfund Finance Policies and Procedures. To carry out the day-to-day finance functions and ensure proper implementation of Tearfund’s financial systems and procedures in order to safeguard Tearfund’s assets, minimise the risk of financial loss and fraud and satisfy donor and statutory audit requirements. The job holder will also be responsible for the day to day project’s administration activities.

We are looking for candidates with:

  • BA in Accounting and Finance, or related field
  • Minimum 3 (three) years of relevant professional experience in a similar position in an NGO environment.
  • Particular knowledge of financial systems, internal financial controls and procedures
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Practical Knowledge of accounting software
  • Ability to prioritise and deliver quality work to tight deadlines
  • Analytical and interpretation skills of financial data and Financial reporting skills
  • Ability to handle and guard confidential information sensitively and discreetly
  • Good attention to detail
  • Competency in computer applications and G-suite
  • Oral and written fluency in English, Amharic and Afaan Oromo

Do you have the required skills and experience?

If so, we’d love to hear from you.

This role will be based in Harar, East Hararghe, Oromia regional state, Ethiopia and it requires fluency in local languages, therefore Ethiopian nationals will be given preference for this role.

Due to the urgency of the position, applications submitted will be shortlisted on a rolling basis, should there be suitable candidates, and the position may be filled before the deadline for applications.

The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding.

In addition, personal identification information will be submitted against a watch list database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure.


How to apply


Deadline: 27-Feb-24

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