American Friends Service Vacancy Announcement

August 29, 2023

Job Overview

  • Position: Finance Fellow
  • Category: Accounting and Finance
  • Location: Addis Ababa 
  • Career Level: Entry Level (Fresh Graduate)
  • Deadline: Sep 2, 2023

Job Description

The American Friends Service Committee is a Religious Society of Friends founded organization working for peace and social justice in the United States and around the world. AFSC was founded in 1917 as a combined effort by American members of the Religious Society of Friends to assist civilian victims of World War I.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Handle cash and check payments at the office.
  • Ensure that all entries are properly documented, and all transactions are backed up with complete required documentation that is properly dated and signed.
  • Maintain bank and cash transaction journal book daily.
  • Prepare check request vouchers and payment vouchers ensuring that all supporting documents are completed before payment.
  •  Prepare and send weekly and monthly plans of cash requirement
  •  Responsible for custody of cash in the office and cash disbursements.
  • Ensures that backup documentation for cash disbursements is duly approved and on file prior to making cash payments.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • 1 year of work experience in sound cash management and/or NGO work experience is preferable.
  • Active knowledge of English language writing and speaking.
  • Proficiency in financial software, MS Excel, and MS Word as well as a good grasp of Internet and email communication.
  • Ability to work independently and under tight deadlines.
  • Very detail-oriented
  • Ability to work with staff at all levels.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants can apply through the link:

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