Mercy Corps Finance Assistant Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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Mercy Corps Finance Assistant Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

Mercy Corps Ethiopia looking for “Finance Assistant”.

Applicants with a Diploma Degree may apply on or before 22nd March, 2024.

Mercy Corps is a global team of humanitarians working together on the front lines of today’s biggest crises to create a future of possibility, where everyone can prosper.

The Mercy Corps has published a job vacancy announcement on 12th March 2024 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Finance Assistant to be based in Negelle, Ethiopia.

Recruiter Mercy Corps
Position Finance Assistant
Location Negelle, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post 1
Qualification Diploma Degree
Experience Required Minimum Three (03) year’s
Application Deadline 22nd March, 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
  • In addition to the financial review done by the Field finance officer, perform sensibility checking that all the supporting documents attached to the voucher are meeting the internal control standards of Mercy Corps, and they are duly signed by the authorized staff members in the office.
  • Query any altered document presented for payment. Ensure that all altered document for whatsoever reason and submitted for payment has the signature of the authorized personnel in the office against the place where the alteration has been made.

Position in Organization:

  • Position Title: Finance Assistant
  • Duty Station: Negelle, Ethiopia
  • Open Position: 1
  • Deadline: 22/03/2024

Minimum Requirement:


  • Diploma/First Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or related discipline. Compensating Education + Experience can be considered.
  • Demonstrated competency with computerized general ledger software
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly in Excel


  • 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

Language Requirement:

  • Excellent oral and written English skills

How to Apply Mercy Corps Finance Assistant 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: 22nd March, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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