Elleni Giorgis

Finance Officer

As the Finance Officer for Geneva Global’s Ethiopia office, Elleni plays the essential role of recording the office’s day-to-day financial activities, ensuring the reconciliation of the office’s cash on hand and bank balance, and updating the company’s headquarter offices on the finances of the Ethiopia office.

Elleni also manages grants for the Speed School’s numerous implementing partners, assisting them in their quarterly financial reports, preparing all financial documents for audit work, and preparing annual office budgets for Geneva Global’s staff and the implementing partners.

Elleni has worked in many international organizations as a Senior Accountant, Program Accountant, and Assistant Administrator where she has gotten to work with the likes of the European Union, USAID, Iris Aid, ECHO, and UN-OCHA Funds.

Elleni has BA in Accounting from Royal University College.

Why did you decide to work at Geneva Global?

Because to upgrade my knowledge and get unique experience form Geneva Global Philanthropic environments.

What three words would you use to describe your colleagues?

Self-motivated, Hardworking, Responsible

What book, film or quote has shaped the way you think?

The quote, “Always be positive, do positive, and think positive.”

How many countries have you visited?

Two countries: France and Togo