Finance Assistant

Experience: 0 to 3 Years

Skill Required :

Together with the Finance team, the Finance Assistant will be accountable for ensuring that all financial procedures are adhered to and implemented in a manner that is compliant with Oxfam policies, standards, and procedures.   

 To provide cashier/bookkeeper services, to maintain good record keeping for all Addis Ababa office documents, to support statutory and project audit to Ethiopia programme by providing any support required and support other Humanitarian and Programmes and partners. 

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Responsible to Settle travel and Program/work floats as per Oxfam policy and procedures and maintaining the float register of the field office,
  • Record all payments in cash and bank books and maintains their balance on a daily basis
  • Prepare summary for clearance of statutory obligations monthly and submit to Finance Manager for review,
  • Check expenditures are charged to correct budget lines of contracts and Oxfam account codes vis-s-vis requesters’ budget line
  • What we are looking for

Essential Criteria

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance that can bring an added value to the post from a recognized university/college.
  • Relevant experience of 1-3 years in a finance role, preferably in an international NGO.
  • Experience in project financial management.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, sensitivity to cultural differences, and ability to work in a wide variety of cultural contexts
  • Good command of computing skills (MS-word, MS-Excel) and other Internal software system.
  • Knowledge of and Eager to learn various accounting software with special emphasis in the Oxfam financial management system
  • Good spoken and written English and Amharic.
  • Willingness to be flexible and adaptive to changing working requirements.