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Grant Finance Officer - Vacancy at World Vision Addis Ababa

World Vision Ethiopia

World Vision Ethiopia Addis Ababa Ethiopia

2 months ago

World Vision Ethiopia Vacancy 2023

Job Title: Grant Finance Officer

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Employee Contract Type:

Local - Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

Major responsibilities End Results Expected % time.

1. Grant financial accounting operation 40%
• Process Grant Financial transaction/ in compliance with WVI FM manual, internal policies, terms, conditions and regulations of the grant according to the grant terms and conditions
• Engage in preparation of monthly LDR for grant projects and process reversal entries as needed
• Facilitate and process all type of employee advance requests for grant program staffs and... follow up for the settlement of all local travel and business advances within due date, process employee out pocket reimbursement request as per the organization policy and standard
• Process reversal journal entries for correction, reclassification or allocation for grant costs and submit for review and approval
• Prepare/review cash flow of the grant projects, and submit to Grant Finance Manager for final review and posting to sun system
• Prepare/review adjusting entries, corrections, amendment entries for grant project, hold journals in sun system in real time bases and maintain adequate supporting documents for all grant related journals.

2. Grant compliance and risk management 30%
• Ensure monthly/quarterly or biannual grant financial reports are filled and ready for external/internal audit reviews.
• Ensure the application of General Accepted Accounting Principles and WVI financial management protocols in preparing journal, reports and operation of grant accounting.
• Maintain the highest standard of grant management protocols as stipulated in grant agreement, WV grant management standards and other applicable guidelines.

3. Finance professional ethics and code of conduct 15%
• Ensure the financial and accounting integrity of World Vision Ethiopia.
• Recognize the importance of practicing organization core values
• Punctuality on working hours and effective use of working hour for organizational business
• Provide objectively verifiable reports to management and stakeholders
• Give priority to customer satisfaction
• Ensure confidentially for organization financial information and encounters.

4. Ensure effectively & efficiently management of resources 15%
• Key financial policies & procedures of financial manual have been implemented correctly.



Bachelor's degree in finance, Business Administration or related field

Graduate degree in Management or related field

Knowledge and skills

Able to hire, train, equip, deploy, lead, and motivate staff to achieve core results.

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

Fluency in English and local language

Able to articulate and communicate ideas well verbally and in writing.

Good interpersonal skills

Able to work in a cross-cultural environment with a multi-national staff.


Balanced combination of at least Six years Business Management experience in INGOs and for-profit business

Experience with government grant regulations and financial reporting requirements

License or certification required.

Certified Public Accountant or equivalent

Core Capabilities
• Achieving quality results and service.
• Practicing accountability and integrity.
• Communicating information effectively.

Thinking capabilities
• Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly.
• Understanding the Humanitarian Industry.
• Understanding World Vision’s mission and operations.
• Practicing innovation and change.

Self-managing capabilities.
• Demonstrating Christ-centered life and work.
• Learning for growth and development.
• Maintaining work/life balance and effectiveness.

Relational capabilities
• Building collaborative relationships.
• Practicing gender and cultural diversity.
• Influencing individuals and groups.

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local and International Applicants (IA's) Accepted
Addis Ababa Ethiopia

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