The Network for Oncology Research in Sub-Saharan Africa (NORA) is a multidisciplinary consortium composed of Addis Ababa University (AAU), Ethiopia; Martin Luther University (MLU), Germany; Wits Health Consortium (Wits), South Africa; Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute (KCRI), Tanzania; Institute of Human Virology (IHVN), Nigeria; African Cancer Registry Network (AFCRN), and Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany.  The NORA consortium is funded by the Germany Government by means of its RHISSA (Research Networks for Health Innovations in Sub-Saharan Africa) Initiative

Position 1: Accountant Officer

The Role of the accountant Officer

  • The main position of the accountant will probably be, in session with the undertaking director, oversees and administers accounting operation of the center; follows up-the well timed assortment of financial institution statements and advices and undertakes reconciliations; prepares month-to-month payroll ; verifies postings and reconciliations; and prepares periodic financial statements and efficiency stories; registers, administers and follows up the project revenue; maintains full and correct register of every ledger. The accountant will primarily be accountable to the middle administrator. S/he’ll strictly observe the university and donors’ monetary guidelines and rules, and work with the related college administrative and administration groups to facilitate monetary administration of the middle’s grants. The officer may even work with donors, stakeholders, principal investigators of various grants to supply up-to-date grant utilization knowledge.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes of financial transactions, prepares monetary paperwork, maintains information and posting of accounting knowledge utilizing Peachtree accounting software.
  • Follows up-the well timed assortment of financial institution statements and advice and undertakes reconciliation with personal information.
  • Classifies, codes and journalizes accounting transactions for posting.
  • Supervises the posting of accounting knowledge to sub and normal ledgers from accounting information and paperwork.
  • Prepares monthly payroll and cross all obligatory journal entries associated with payroll and presents to supervisor for verification.
  • Ensures month-to-month funds are made per payroll deductions; follows-up the orderly clearance of payables and receivables.
  • Checks and posts atypical receipt voucher, debit notes, credit score notes and different vouchers; verifies.
  • Prepares fee vouchers and certifies for approval.
  • Provides help to inner and exterior auditors and solutions their enquiries.
  • Analyzes the case of irregular balances proven in month-to-month trial balances.
  • Provides skilled advice and steering to the college finance officers.
  • Coordinates the gathering and deposit of revenue and settlement of advances.
  • Performs different associated duties as required.

Project: Network for Oncologic Research in Africa (NORA)

Number of available places: 1

Essential Qualification and Experiences

  • BA degree/Masters in accounting or similar fields from a recognized university.
  • Demonstrated expertise in accounting of large scale and/or multiple initiatives ideally in Ethiopian university contexts.
  • At least 5 years of experience working as an accountant for group with giant scale and/or a number of initiatives.
  • Discretion and a confirmed potential to deal with confidential and delicate info.
  • Strong laptop literacy together with Microsoft excel, phrase, energy level and so on.
  • Strong administrative, communication and organizational expertise.

Personal attributes

  • Well organized
  • High level of consideration to element
  • Ability to create working situation.
  • Manages to work with limited sources and beneath difficult circumstances.

Position 2: IT Officer

Job description: 

  • To work closely with the Principal Investigators of the project, the project supervisor, and analysis groups from all of the establishments within the consortium.
  • Creating new laptop techniques, networks, and functions or discovering software program errors by means of troubleshooting for IT based mostly cancer knowledge management functions at AAU
  • Expected to work with computer-based info techniques, software program, and {hardware}, usually by designing, growing, and managing them including the next roles for the most cancers knowledge administration program at AAU
  • Identifying Key technical issues on regular foundation and deploying the suitable IT solutions to resolve issues
  • Designing computer-based systems or applications as requested
  • Identifying consumer wants with expertise
  • Engaging with stakeholders and moderating discussions on-line and face-to face. Will work on other duties as assigned by the project administration group

Number of accessible places: 1

Project: Network for Oncologic Research in Africa (NORA)

Qualification and expertise

  • Masters degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields with a minimal comparable job expertise of two years

Competencies and personal qualities

  • Committed to reaching the undertaking targets.
  • Able to work independently as part of a group to implement the undertaking.
  • Ability and willingness to work as a member of a group, with individuals of various cultural, and religious backgrounds, and sustaining impartiality and objectivity.
  • Experience working as an IT person.
  • Fluency in English – written and verbal.
  • Excellent communication skill each each in native languages and English and expertise in speaking key data in stories and shows.
  • Adequate data and expertise in laptop programming, software and {hardware}.
  • Adept at utilizing all Microsoft Office functions, database administration and data administration.
  • Past or present expertise working with Addis Ababa University is an asset

Location: Addis Ababa

Deadline: May 6, 2024

How to Apply

  • Qualified applicants are expected to submit their CV and cover letter to Addis Ababa University, School of Public Health (Sefere Selam Campus) Human Resource Department second floor, office number 218 within ten working days from the date of this announcement
  • Applicants should present contacts of three references, who should be their earlier employers.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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