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THE KAIZEN COMPANY

Finance Associate

Position : Finance Associate

Kaizen, A Tetra Tech Company is an international development consulting firm and an incubator for innovative, scalable solutions that address emerging market challenges and opportunities. Our proven solutions catalyze locally driven organizational and institutional performance improvements and establish communities of practice that facilitate peer-to-peer learning and the achievement of shared goals. We aspire to transform the nature and impact of development assistance and work to strengthen organizations and institutions through innovative approaches to organizational development, reform, and change.

We are seeking a Finance Associate for the USAID/Ethiopia Learning Analytics Activity. The Finance Associate will be a long-term position based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and working out of the Activity office. This position will be supervised by the Activity Finance Manager. 

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities and tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with preparing and submitting monthly field report.
  • Prepare disbursement vouchers, file vouchers and stamp the documents.
  • Support disbursement of vouchers and journal entries.
  • Conduct petty cash reconciliation.
  • Receive and verify orders, ensuring proper documentation.
  • Place orders as needed.
  • Organize and track all documents to and from Finance and Administration department.
  • Review payment requests against receipts provided.
  • Arrange payments to suppliers, subcontractors, and subgrantees.
  • Review purchase requisitions.
  • Understand and manage the maintenance of electronic, scanned, and manual filing systems for all financial and administration documents.
  • Carry out inventory reconciliation and tagging and numbering of assets.
  • Reconcile office supplies, requisition consumables, and stationery from stores.
  • Assist in the documentation and gathering necessary information to prepare a VAT report and other financial reports.
  • Other finance and administration tasks as needed.
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Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • Degree in Accounting, Business Administration (B. Com, BBA) or comparable certifications/qualifications.
  • Experience working in finance on USAID-funded projects preferred. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.) and QuickBooks.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in English (both oral and written).
  • Must demonstrate initiative and proactiveness.
  • Must possess professional demeanor and ability to work in a team environment.
  • High degree of integrity.
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About Employer

Kaizen, a Tetra Tech company, offers an alternative approach to development. Kaizen's projects strengthen institutions and transform organizations in developing countries worldwide. Kaizen's services amplify the impact of many traditional donor assistance projects, and enable donors to reduce and eventually eliminate funding in targeted areas. Kaizen's services are unique in that they empower local entities to drive their own development efforts. Kaizen continues support for these efforts long after involvement in donor-assisted projects ends.

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Posted in 2024-01-05

Expired in 2024-03-05

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