Finance Officer Job Vacancy at Canada Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Finance Officer Job

The Canada Embassy is inviting Job applications for the vacancy of ‘Finance Officer’ in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia which would entitle with all International benefits. Interested candidates can check their eligibility and apply to this job post.

Job Post: Finance Officer

Salary: 494,089 ETB

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Organization: Canada Embassy, Addis Ababa

Last date to Apply: 6th January 2021

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Job Summary

The Embassy of Canada in Ethiopia has a requirement for a Finance and Contracts Officer with responsibilities including:
• Support budget and financial management;
• Support management of contracts;
• Liaison with Global Affairs Canada headquarters and local government authorities;
• Program and mission administration and logistics; and
• Other duties as required

Essential qualifications

  • Education:
    • Completed Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a relevant fieldLanguage:
    • Fluency in English (written and spoken)
    • Fluency in Amharic (written and spoken)

    • At least 5 years of recent* experience in a large national company, multinational corporation, international organization or diplomatic mission in any of the following areas:
    o Financial and administrative support for a team
    o Contract, procurement, and budgeting for a team

The Rated Requirements relating to knowledge, abilities and competencies will also be assessed. Methods of assessment may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, an oral interview, role-play, practical tests, presentations and/or psychometric assessment.

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
• Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel
• Knowledge of basic accounting in an office environment
• Knowledge of general procedures for tracking and reporting financial transactions
• Knowledge of electronic and manual information management systems

• Organized and detail oriented
• Teamwork and cooperation
• Effective Interactive Communication Skills (oral & written)
• Professional Integrity
• Ability to coordinate conflicting priorities within tight deadlines and meet work targets

How To Apply:

  • Candidates are required to upload a cover letter and CV in English or French. Applications which do not include the requested documents or information in the CV or cover letter will be rejected. Any additional information must be included as part of these two attachments.
  • Candidates who are unable to submit their application due to technical difficulties must report these to: prior to the closing date. Failure to so will result in the application being rejected

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