Regional Finance Officer

About EDC

EDC is a global nonprofit organization that designs, delivers and evaluates innovative programs to address some of the world’s most urgent challenges in education, health, and economic opportunity. Working with public sector and private partners, we harness the power of people and systems to improve education, health promotion and care, workforce preparation, communications technologies, and civic engagement.  Founded in 1958, EDC’s headquarters are located in Waltham MA, USA.  We also have offices in New York City and Washington, DC, USA.  EDC implements projects in over 35 countries.

Project Description

The five-year READ II project (2018-2023), funded by USAID, will boost the quality of literacy instruction and student support, reaching out to children at risk of failure and dropout caused by cognitive, emotional and physical effects of hunger, violence, and displacement. READ II seeks to better equip teachers with effective early grade reading instruction techniques and materials in seven mother-tongue languages and English, while simultaneously building a culture of reading in the school, home and community.

Position Summary

The Regional Finance Officer will be responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures. The Finance Officer will also be responsible for maintaining personnel leave files that inform payroll.

  • Essential Functions include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Ensure  financial records are  maintained in  compliance  with accepted  policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met.
  • Ensure  accurate and   timely   close  of  monthly, quarterly and  year – end  financial reports.
  • Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures.
  • Continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities.
  • Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of expenses.
  • Coordinate closely with other service providers on the renewal of their contracts, agreements  and  on obtaining their  invoices.
  • Work closely with the Logistics Officer to support activities.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

  Reporting and Organizational Relationships:

The Regional Finance Officer will report to the Regional   Senior Finance Coordinator and work closely with the  Finance and Administration Director in the Addis Ababa office.


Job Requirements

Qualifications  and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in  accounting or  finance required,
  • Must have at least three years of general work experience
  • Must have at least two years of specialized experience relevant to accounting
  • Knowledge of USAID Rules and Regulations, previous experience working on USAID-funded projects preferred
  • Excellent record keeping, and documentation skills are required.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills are required.

How to Apply

Please visit this site  to send your completed application.  Deadline for application submission is October 28, 2020 at 5pm Ethiopia Time.

Additional Information

Only candidates who are invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

EDC is committed to diversity in the workplace. EDC offers a supportive work environment, competitive salary, and an excellent benefits package.

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