FH Ethiopia

FH Ethiopia is a non-governmental organization engaged in relief and development activities. At FH, we operate under a set of guiding principles we call the “The Heartbeat”. This includes our Values, Vision and Purpose, which serve as the explanation of who we are and how we work as organization. Together we follow God’s call responding to human suffering and graduating communities from extreme poverty

FH Ethiopia External Vacancy Announcement

Position – Senior Finance Officer – Accounting & Financial Management

Qualification: BA in Accounting or related fields from a recognized university
Experience: 4 years’ experience in a similar or senior finance position with an International NGO.
Must have a proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, IPSAS and a practical knowledge of financial systems and internal controls.
work place: Addis Ababa
Deadline: June 05/2023

Job Summary

Senior Finance Officer – Accounting and Financial Management – is responsible for review and timely importing of transactions of assigned project offices. Follow up the implementation of internal policies and procedures at project level, engage in project finance staff capacity building and strengthen internal control at project office level.


Be aware of the stereotypes about women’s and men’s capacities, and discuss how they influence staff, in assigning responsibility, and in managing resources at unit and organization level.
Be able to describe how gender issues relate to one’s job responsibilities and how gender equity can be promoted through the execution of those responsibilities.
Be familiar with the local Gender Focal Point(s), and go to her/him to learn more about gender issues, or when there is a gender grievance or harassment issue to resolve
Within each project and department, discuss FH’s Gender & Diversity and Sexual Harassment and sexual exploitation Policies, so that all staff are conversant with them.
Refrain from any comments or gestures that indicate prejudicial views of female staff, especially female supervisors.
In each Project and Head Office, ask women staff what changes would make it more “gender-friendly”, organization  and implement the recommendations

Job Level Specifications

Full agreement with FH’s Christian foundation and beliefs as expressed in The Heartbeat: our Values, Vision, and Purpose.
Excellent organizational skills; ability to plan and coordinate work, ensure the efficient flow of projects and processes.
Strong people management skills / interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate, teach and mentor staff and volunteers.
Ability to interact positively with all levels of the organization and across organizational and cultural boundaries

Distinguishing Competencies

Demonstrated ability in analyzing financial documents, projections, expenditures, and accruals.
Proficiency in MS Dynamics, MS-Word and MS-Excel and other applications
Proven expertise with USAID/UN/OFDA rules and regulation on Procurement and Financial Management
Give attention to detail
Work independently or with limited supervision
Interpersonal skill


Proficiency in spoken and written Amharic & and English required;

How to Apply

Women Candidates are highly encouraged to apply

Competent candidates can submit ONLY their application and CV to: recruitment_fhe@fh.org

Candidates MUST refer the position title “Senior Finance Officer – Accounting & Financial Management ” on the subject line of their email and applications.

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