Finance Accountant

Finance · Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Department Finance
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Have you got experience within a financial setting, and are looking for your next move?  Are you interested in the financial processes within an NGO?  We are looking for an Accountant in Ethiopia to join our team for a period of 9 months until August 2021!

The Company

We are a fast-growing non-profit social enterprise with offices in the Netherlands, Portugal, India, Kenya, South Africa, and Ethiopia. Triggerise builds digital platforms that motivate users - primarily young women and adolescent girls - to make positive choices. We work together with local communities and use nudges like reminders, discounts, and reward points to encourage our users to access and use health products and services. We also support our users in becoming entrepreneurs and adding value to their economies.

In Ethiopia, we have almost 20 people that are implementing our projects from our office in Addis Ababa or from home offices in Addis or Afar. Triggerise’s people are young and our culture is global and dynamic. Our work environment is fast-paced, informal, and friendly. 

The Job

There’s never a dull moment in our finance department, and we are looking for someone who has an affinity for a transactional way of working and who can quickly get to grips with our Project Management System.  You will develop great insight into the day to day finance operations within a fast-paced, digital environment.



  • Bachelor / Masters Degree in accounting or equivalent.
  • Thorough knowledge of finance, accounting, and CCP (Cost Control Principles).
  • In-depth knowledge of CHSA Regulations
  • Ideally 2+ years of relevant working experience.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and affinity with IFRS.
  • An understanding of Ethiopian rules and regulations
  • Independent thinking and working capabilities, a self-starter, and intrinsically motivated.
  • Good communication skills (English) coupled with the ability to liaise with people internationally, through spoken and written channels, at all levels.
  • Previous experience carrying out audits.


The rewards

In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer you:

  • A competitive salary and good secondary benefits 
  • A personal development budget
  • Unlimited holidays, if you can make it work with your team you’re good to go
  • Growth opportunities
  • A product to help shape as we grow, to leave your mark on how we do things
  • A vision that we trust that you will do your job without us having to invent unnecessary rules and regulations.

The details


Click apply now below! Want more information? Check out our website or contact our Global Recruiter. We only accept applications through the apply links, not by email.


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    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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