Cherinet Desalegn is working as a program accountant at ILRI responsible for multiple projects. I have an extensive and successful career in Finance, Grant Management, & Compliance in different INGO. Key skills I have acquired during my long career in addition to the excellent daily operation and control include the ability to successfully develop review internal control systems. My recent contribution includes developing a proposal budget, budget Follow-up (BFU)system & Master Budget System with my team that provides visibility of the budget burning rate for budget holders & managers. As a career financial and operation professional, I enjoy the challenge of organizing the support departments and developing control systems, training staff, and working with the wider accounting and management team to ensure a smooth and productive workflow.
I am diligent in maintaining and updating my accounting and computing skills and am an ACCA student. I am very proficient with the essential computing programs and have an advanced level of knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Sun System, People soft, AGRESO.