Finance Officer


job description


BBC Media Action

BBC Media Action uses media and communications to reduce poverty and as a force for positive social change. To achieve this, the BBC Media Action partners with civil society, local media and governments to:
  • Produce creative programmes in multi-media formats, based on robust research, which inform ...
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Overall Purpose of Job

The Senior Finance Officer is primarily responsible for reviewing and reporting financial activities of BBC Media Action Ethiopia. The post holder works within the framework of BBC Media Action's International and Local Financial policies and procedures. Responsible for the preparation of financial ...
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job requirements

1. Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • Review/check payment requests against authorization, completeness, accuracy, originality and compliance with BBC Media Action, donors, government and other relevant requirements.
  • Ensure that financial transactions are coded correctly as per BBC Chart of Accounts and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure that all incomes and expenditures are accounted for accurately and timely.
  • Responsible for monthly reporting to London Project Accountant providing fully reconciled reports detailing income, expenditure, advances and cash and bank reconciliations.
  • Prepare Management Accounts, Reporting Schedules, Tables and analyses (monthly, quarterly, biannual, annual) for the CP / programme as may be specified from time to time.
  • Ensure preparation and timely submission of annual reports and accounts to the HoFA for review and submission.
  • Produce quarterly expenditure report along with project forecasts for review by HoFA
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how to apply

Candidates should write a letter in English, explaining – in an engaging way - why they are the right person for the job. The letter should be sent, with attached C.V., to the following email job title should be in the subject field of your email).
Candidates will be long listed based largely on the quality of their covering letter.
Deadline for applications: January 3rd 2016
NB: Candidates should have Ethiopian nationality or have a valid Ethiopian work ... Read more
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