Embassy of Ireland Vacancy  Announcement

September 9, 2023

Job Overview

  • Position: Finance Manager 
  • Location: Addis Ababa
  • Deadline: Sep 18, 2023

Job Description

Embassy of Ireland Vacancy  

Embassy of Ireland invites qualified applicants for the following job position. Ireland has enjoyed bilateral relations with Ethiopia since 1994, when its Embassy in Addis Ababa was first opened. Ireland’s engagement in Ethiopia is guided by the Government of Ireland’s general foreign policy which seeks to promote a more secure, just, fair and sustainable world.  Irish Aid, Ireland’s program for international development, envisages a world where people are empowered to overcome poverty and hunger, and fully realize their rights and potential. Irish Aid in Ethiopia therefore aims to benefit the poorest and most vulnerable sections of society. The delegacy of Ireland, Addis Ababa is seeking to  retain a highly motivated, hardworking, visionary and flexible individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to fill the position of Finance manager  

Job Requirements

Qualification, Experience and Skills  

Essential Requirements Candidates must be  suitable to demonstrate  

• The seeker must have BA in Accounting or affiliated fields from a recognized university;  

• The candidate must have a recognized professional accounting qualificatione.g. ACCA or CIMA. Applicants who aremid-way through an ACCA or CIMA qualification who have particularly strong applicable experience and skills may be considered but the candidate must commit to successfully completing the ACCA or CIMA qualification within 2 years of commencing employment  

• Experience in the use of financial management accounting packages.  

• The candidate must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a financial management and control role, with at least 3 years at a senior level;  

• The candidate must have proficiency in the Microsoft suite applications; advanced financial skills with Microsoft Excel are essential.  

• The candidate must have strong  logical and problem- solving skills, including managing and interpreting and manipulating large data sets;  

• The candidate must have a proven ability to work under pressure and think laterally in dealing with a wide range of  fiscal issues;  

• The candidate must have the capability to manage staff and deliver results both  singly and as part of a multilateral team;  

• The candidate must have strong interpersonal communication and negotiation skills with staff and partners;  

• The candidate must have high motivation with a proven s ability to work with  minimum supervision and a high standard of  particular integrity;  

• The candidate must have excellent communication and a high standard in English and Amharic, both spoken and written  

Desirable Skills and Experience  

• seeker with a strong background and knowledge of government regulation and laws, public sector accounting and  fiscal procedures and regulations surrounding  transnational funding is desirable  Contract Duration The successful  campaigners will be hired on a fixed term for a three- year contract with a probation period of 60 working days.  

Working Hours Monday to Friday, with standard office hours from 8 am- 5 pm, with total working hours not exceeding 48 hours per week as per original labor law.  

Periodic Leave Entitlement Annual leave entitlement is 20 working days per annum  

Gross Salary Entry point of scale for Grade ONE(€29.160.24 per annum) paid in original currency.

Salaries are paid directly to a bank account; therefore, the successful candidate must have a bank account.

Candidates must have a permanent, legal right to reside and work in Ethiopia and will be subject to employment and taxation law.  

Closing date: Monday the 18th of September 2023@ 1700hrs  

How to Apply

Location Embassy of Ireland, Addis Ababa  Deadline Sep 18, 2023  How To Apply  If you’re interested in the post and feel that you’re suitable for the role then you can obtain the application form from Embassy’s website  https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/ethiopia or through email request to ADDISABABAExternalEmail@dfa.ie ; or in person from reception desk, Ireland Embassy (hard copy).  

Selection process Please send ONLY a completed application form [email protected] or to the postal address Ireland Embassy,

P.O.Box 99585 Addis Ababa or in person at the reception desk of the Embassy, before the deadline, with “ Application for Finance Manager ” in the subject line.  

Depending on response rates, the deadline may be extended. Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted. 

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