Mercy Corps Finance Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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Mercy Corps Finance Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

Mercy Corps Ethiopia looking for “Finance Officer”.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before 29th April, 2024.

Mercy Corps is a global non-governmental, humanitarian aid organization operating in transitional contexts that have undergone, or have been undergoing, various forms of economic, environmental, social and political instabilities. The organization claims to have assisted more than 220 million people survive humanitarian conflicts, seek improvements in livelihoods, and deliver durable development to their communities.

The Mercy Corps has published a job vacancy announcement on 22nd April, 2024 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Finance Officer to be based in Jijiga, Ethiopia.

Recruiter Mercy Corps
Position Finance Officer
Location Jijiga, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post 01 Post
Qualification Bachelor’s Degree
Experience Required Minimum of Three (03) year’s
Application Deadline 29th April, 2024

Mercy Corps Job Vacancy 2024

Job Functions:

  • At all times, ensure that adequate fund is available for operations. Ensure that the Mercy Corp’s petty cash replenishment system is followed up consistently and ask for replenishment based on the minimum reorder level set for the office.
  • At all time, ensure that there is adequate cheque leaf and other payment processing pads are available in the office and put a reorder level system before the cheque leaf or other payment processing documents run out completely.
  • Organize with the Support Service team in the office and ensure that the room where the safe box is located is adequately protected and secured enough
  • Ensure that the currency notes we are receiving from any legitimate source which includes staff travel or operational advance return are not fake currency notes. On the event this happens, alert the Field Finance officer immediately.
  • Ensure that staff are counting the cash they collect over the counter and no further complains are made for the count made outside the Finance Assistant (cashier office) office.
  • Ensure that on all payments made we are withholding the relevant government withholding tax for the payments where this is applicable by law
  • Ensure that all Mercy Corps policies and procedures are adhered in terms of cash hours, weekly cash count and monthly cash count procedures
  • Ensure that all the cash transactions are entered to the Navigator system on a daily basis and ensure the cash balance based on the system information is matching with the physical cash count in the safe box
  • Print the GL register from Navigator and ensure it is filed with the original vouchers
  • Liaise with the logistics team (Support Service officer) that any missing or insufficient supporting documents are immediately delivered and in the event that this is not delivered, hold the final release of cheque and discuss with the Field Finance officer for further action.
  • Perform the routine cash payment based on the complete and authorized documents
  • Perform the routine cheque payment based on the complete and authorized documents
  • Ensure the safety and security of cash handling as well as cheque handling between the move from/to office and bank.
  • Based on Mercy Corps internal procedures, ensure the limits set on the mode of cash or cheque payment is by no means overridden.

Position in Organization:

  • Position title: Finance Officer
  • Job Category: Finance & Compliance
  • Requisition Number: FINAN004851
  • Posted: 19 April 2024
  • Location: Jijiga, Ethiopia
  • Deadline: 29th April, 2023

Minimum Requirement:


  • Diploma/First Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or related discipline. Compensating Education + Experience can be considered.


  • Three years and more progressive experience in the non-profit organization and mainly experience gained in the INGO is required.
  • Experience working with WFP and USAID/DFID grants at least for two years
  • Demonstrated competency with computerized general ledger software
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly in Excel
  • Prior management experience and strong organizational skills


  • Excellent oral and written English skills.

How to Apply Mercy Corps Finance Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to

The Closing Date: 29th April, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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