Imagine1day International Organization Vacancy Announcement

July 20, 2023

Job Overview

  • Category: Accounting and Finance
  • Position: Project Accountant
  • Location: Sekota, Dessie, Bahir Dar, Amhara 
  • Career Level: Junior Level (1+ – 2 years experience)
  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Salary: As per the Organization Salary Scale
  • Deadline: Jul 28, 2023

Job Description

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Project Accountant
One year with possibility of extension
Full-time assignment
40 hours a week
Waghimra/Sakota,  Dessie and Bahir Dar, Amhara  Region, Ethiopia
Regional Finance and Administration Coordinator
 Under the overall supervision of Regional Finance and Administration Coordinator, the project accountant is responsible to handle all financial and administration matter in Zonal office including Maintains assigned accounts in accordance with existing Imagine1day accounting procedures, Prepare and code payment & receipt vouchers and other documents, Expenditure tracking and reporting.

II. Primary Duties or Responsibilities

Financial Management

The project accountant ensures that the budget and financial operations are conducted in accordance with imagine1day policies and procedures.  In collaboration with staff at regional and project office and, develops and implements financial practices and procedures to deliver an effective financial management process in Imagine1day.

This includes budgets and financial planning, general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, financial analysis and management reporting.  It also includes ensuring that appropriate controls and accountabilities for imagine1day financial activities exist, that they respond to management requirements and are understood by all imagine1day staff. These responsibilities are performed more specifically by:

  • Coordinating the preparation of the annual Zonal Office budget for Regional Controller and Regional Program Manager approval;
  • Monitoring the operational budget accounts, reviewing budget variance analysis and coordinating monthly reports of expenditure against budget;
  • Coordinating the mid-year budget reallocation exercise in imagine1day,
  • Managing imagine1day quarterly financial reporting obligations to Country Office, to meet the deadlines and standards required;
  • Coordinating financial operations of the Regional Office to ensure that expenditure is duly authorized, that payments are made in accordance with imagine1day credit terms, and that all expenditure is captured appropriately in the accounting systems;
  • Ensuring quality control over data in the financial system, through performing regular financial analytical reviews.  This includes reviewing and certifying all transactions related to treasury as well as financial worksheets for quarterly and annual reporting;
  • Reviewing and approving bank reconciliations on a monthly basis;
  • Approving accruals and reversals for all recipient administered projects on a monthly basis; and
  • Ensuring imagine1day compliance with taxation and other routine statutory obligations in accordance with Ethiopian law.


The project account ensures that imagine1day administration is conducted in accordance with policies and procedures, with due regard to Ethiopian law a regulation.  Administration includes such areas as: procurement and material management (purchasing, travel, courier, printing, delivery and local transportation), facilities management (accommodation, maintenance and security) and staff relocations with due reference to the donner. These responsibilities are performed more specifically by:

  • Managing procurement activities and ensuring that contract management and the procurement of goods and services are in compliance with Imagine1day policies;
  •  Managing all facilities functions including vehicle and office maintenance and any major facilities projects;
  •  Ensuring that any staff relocation is carried out efficiently, including housing, schools, cars, shipping, and relevant customs clearance;
  • Ensuring that the other administrative services are delivered with a high level of quality such as reception, mail, courier, transportation, security and other clerical administrative services;
  •  Providing input to administrative and procurement policy interpretation and review.

Job Requirements

Education:·       BA degree in Finance, Accounting and related field
Experience: ·       Between 1- 3 years of relevant experience preferably in NGO.·       Basic knowledge and proficiency in the use of computer: MS Excel, Accounting Software (Quick Book Software is preferable), Word and Access.·       Knowledge of Quick books is an added advantage.·       Ability to speak Amharic and good command of the English language. Ability to speak local languages will be an added advantage
 Other Requirements: Integrity, honesty and reliability, willingness to work extra hours, Self-driven, committed team-players of high ethical standards with good interpersonal and communication skills.

How to Apply

Qualified and interested candidates can Submit their  CV, Motivation letter and credentials through link:  before end date of this announcement.

    Only successful candidates will be contacted and Female candidates are highly encouraged

NB: Please note that Imagine1day is not expect you to pay any types of payments to process recruitment and selection.

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