Finance and Administration Manager

Accounting and Finance, Economics
Addis Ababa with regular travels in SNNPR Soddo office and fields of activity (15% of the time) 
Career Level:
Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time
According to experience and internal salary grid

Job Description

Employer: Founded in 1980, Inter Aide is a French non-governmental organization specialized in the implementation of concrete development programs, in response to precise vital needs for the most deprived populations. In Ethiopia, Inter Aide starts its intervention for almost 30 years and has implemented Agriculture, Water Supply and Health programs in the SNNPR Region.

For its Country office in Addis Ababa, Inter Aide France is seeking a Finance and Administration Manager to answer to the Administrative, Accounting and Finance needs of its program implemented in SNNPR

Summary: To ensure best practice in financial, accounting and administrative management

Duties and Responsibilities

Finance/Accounting Duties

  • Ensures respect of government and legal requirements
  • Follows the compliance with Inter Aide France financial policies and donor’s policies.
  • Checks accounting data bases and receipts
  • Checks office cash boxes
  • Follows up the different Bank Accounts
  • makes bank transfer and collect cash for the office
  • Forecasts cash flow requirements (monthly basis) and, in consultation with the Country Director, requests transfers from Head Quarter to meet cash needs of the programs
  • Prepares quarterly and annual financial reports/audits
  • Participates to the preparation of agreements budgets and its follow up
  • Is responsible for preparing accurate and timely invoices to resellers, key partners, etc.

Administrative duties

  • types letters, reports, documents and ensure transmission
  • Prepares payroll and income tax payment
  • Prepares withholding tax payment when requested in collaboration with the logistician
  • Follows the deadline for NGO licence / visas / ID cards (for expatriates)
  • Gives support to program administrators from the field
  • prepares administrative demarches for expatriates and their family members
  • is responsible for office expenditures
  • Payment and follow up the office bills
  • Receive and make phone calls when requested
  • Keep data files and keep updated the major information (phone numbers of staffs, Bank account numbers, geographical location of projects, etc.)

Additionally, to those specific duties, the Administrator/Accountant is asked to be very flexible and ready to perform other duties requested by the Country Director that would enable to facilitate the functioning of the organization

Contract: 1 year renewable

Job Requirements


Education and/or Experiences:

  • Master ’s degree and above in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related fields
  • At least five years as Financial and Administration Manager or related post
  • Previous experience in INGO sector

Knowledge, Skills, and Personal Qualities:

  • Advanced understanding of the Microsoft Office Pack and accounting software’s (high interest to work on excel and design follow up tools)
  • Very good English language writing and speaking skills, French additionally will be a plus
  • Fluent Amharic language skills
  • Flexibility and open mind
  • Willing to work in a development INGO dedicating its activities to the most deprived populations of Ethiopia.

How to Apply

If you feel you correspond to the job description, please send your cover letter and CV with 3 referrals at :

Women are highly encouraged to apply!

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