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Finance Head

Cheshire Ethiopia

Company NAme: Cheshire Ethiopia

Posted Date: 2023-09-19

Deadline: 2023-09-28

Job Type:Full time

Salary: Birr16,631.00



Job Description

Cheshire Ethiopia is an Ethiopian Resident Charity and invites qualified applicants for the following post፡

Job Summary:

The finance head is responsible for preparation of appropriate accounting classifications, payroll, and consolidate financial report functions of MRC and Cheshire Ethiopia.

Specific Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Prepares appropriate classification of codes of all transactions and ensures the accounting records including the project offices adheres to the CE’s policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Posts daily accounts transactions and updates cash balances
  • Conducts references and cross references of all source documents to the ledger and account codes
  • Maintains financial records of the organization to ensure bank statements are balanced with recorded entries
  • Prepares monthly payroll and ensures that the deductions of income tax, pension or provident fund, cost sharing and other deductions are made from salary
  • Ensures the settlement of timely government tax returns, cost sharing, insurance, utility payments, telephone, internet bills, etc
  • Verifies project payments and receipts, journals, and purchases are done according to the financial manual, policies and guidelines to ensure accuracy
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, biannual and year end consolidated income and expenditure, cash flow, fund flow statement and balance sheet for internal use of management, board of directors, donors, concerned government office, auditors, etc with the supporting documents
  • Prepares monthly trial balances of all ledger account balances
  • Accesses all financial documents to external Auditors
  • Assists the Center Manager in preparation of budget
  • Performs account variance analyses and prepares account reconciliation for approval
  • Makes recommendation based on the analysis and status of grant fund, resources, assets and expenditures for decision
  • Maintains production and service cost data and updates cost calculations of standard and nonstandard product and services
  • Assists accountants, project offices, Administrators on day to day financial matters, reports and responds to the questions raised by these parties
  • Ensures expending and proper utilization of grant funds and ensures compliance with grant guidelines and CE’s policies and procedures
  • Informs grant coordinators to carryout budgets, unspent funds and approaching spending deadlines
  • Evaluate cost reductions opportunities and reinforces the implementation
  • Trains and monitors the junior staff members of the Centers and project offices .
  • Performs any other related duties as assigned by the superior or the Center manager

Work Unit: Finance

Immediate Supervisor: Center Manager

Benefit: Transportation allowance and medical expense per the organization’s manual

Required number: 01

Job Requirements

Qualification, Experience And Skills:

  • BA degree in accounting, or Finance
  • 6 years and out of these two years in leadership position


  • Leadership skill
  • Peachtree

How to Apply

Interested applicants can submit their CV and relevant documents in person located to CMC Road, adjacent to Ethiopian Management Institute or Menagesha Rehabilitation Center located the way to ambo within 7 working days from the date of advertisement.


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