The Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) is an international conservation organization based in Germany and registered in Ethiopia. In Ethiopia, FZS focusses on the Bale Mountains, supporting the Ethiopian Government (Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA)) and local communities in conserving Africa’s largest tract of Afroalpine habitat on the continent.
FZS is implementing a project with EWCA called “Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity” co-financed by the German Development Bank KfW and FZS and is looking to fill one vacancy for
General Description of the Job
The job holder will be based at the FZS office in the headquarters of the Bale Mountains National Park, located in Dinsho in Bale Zone of the Oromia Region. She/he will be expected to process expenditure documentation to support the effective financial administration of project activities in and around Bale Mountains National Park.
The work will include overseeing procurement processes at field level in adherence with donor, government and FZS guidelines, take a lead in managing cash advances to staff and their timely settlement; preparing contracts at project level; preparing timely financial reports for the FZS head office in Addis and managing staff under his/her supervision, and other duties as assigned by the project manager.
Key Job Requirements: BA degree in Accounting with a minimum five years’ work experience in finance and administration preferably in NGOs. Good English language skills (both written and oral), excellent computer skills, especially Microsoft Office, and skills on financial accounting packages is desirable. Knowledge of local language is desireable.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter stating how their experience matches the job requirements along with their non-returnable recent CV via
E-mail to Jobs.email@example.com indicating the job title in the subject as “Admin and finance officer”
Or posted to
Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS)
P.O. Box 100003
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Or Apply in person to FZS Bale- Dinsho Office
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. The application deadline will be ten days from the first announcement date.