Category Archives: Accounting Jobs in Ethiopia

Junior Accountant at ABH Partners P.L.C

Job Description

About ABH

Founded in 2007, ABH Services PLC (also called ABH Partners by trade name) is a leading consultancy and human resources sourcing management firm in Ethiopia with over eleven years of experience in supporting the implementation of development programs and projects. ABH exists to fuel synergistic societal growth by harnessing local knowledge and international standard. Dedicated to the betterment of societal development, technical assistance and knowledge management, ABH has gained credibility and industry experience in the development sector in general and the public health sphere of Ethiopia in particular. ABH focuses on knowledge management as the enabler and cross-cutting theme across its four major service lines or core competencies: Consultancy, Survey Management, HR management, Event Management, Training and Implementation of projects and programs.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Record collections, receipts, and payment vouchers on a daily bases,
  • Record all accounting transactions by classifying under each project/program,
  • Notifies immediate supervisor of any discrepancy noted with budget and expense under each program/project;
  • Follow up and make sure advance payments are settled on a timely manner,
  • Any other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor,

Job Requirements

  • BA degree in accounting from a recognized university
  • Minimum of 2 years proven working experience as an Accountant/Finance assistant
  • Ability to build relationships with a large diverse group of teams
  • Knowledge of MS Excel and Peachtree is mandatory,
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Qualified and interested applicants who fulfill the above requirements can submit their CV along with application letter through jobs@abhpartners.com  by stating the position you are applying on the subject email or submit in person to our head office located in Bole road, Behind DH Geda Tower

For more please call on +251 11618 65 20

Accountant at John Snow Inc.(JSI)

Job Description

Background:

John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a public health management firm, headquartered in the United States, dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world. JSI has been implementing public health work in Ethiopia for over 25 years.

JSI is implementing the five-year Digital Health Activity in Ethiopia, which is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The purpose of this Activity is to support the Government of Ethiopia (GOE) to improve the quality of health services and create a sustainable health care system through the use of data for decision making, as well as to provide similar services to other countries in Africa or to respond to a crisis in Ethiopia (as needed). The primary objectives of the Activity are to 1) support information technology systems and data repository at all levels; 2) build a culture of data use; and 3) improve capacity and governance of MOH health information systems management.

Job Summary:

The accountant serves as part of the Finance Team of the JSI. The accountant will provide support to all staff members with financial activities, including review of advances and expense reports, processing of vendor and regional field office/staff payments and ensuring payment transfers to regional field office/staff after a thorough review of documentation/invoices for  accuracy and validity.

This position reports to the Finance Manager and will closely work with the Finance team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that all financial transactions of the field office comply with donor and JSI financial policies and procedures.
  • Review advances and expense reports submitted by staff members checking for legitimacy, accuracy, proper cost classification, and coding according to field chart of accounts.
  • Responsible for processing of electronic payments to vendors and field team on a timely basis.
  • Verifies that vendors’ invoices are supported by objective evidence (proper VAT Invoices, Purchase Order,  Quotes, delivery documents etc.) and complies with JSI and donor rules before payment
  • Support staff medical insurance and reimbursement with JSI’s Insurance Company.
  • Reviews field training payments paid by field staff according to JSI’s per diem payment policy and review and processing of mobile money payments to training participants.
  • Send timesheet submission reminder to all staff and ensure that all timesheets are received on time and responsible to calculate monthly overtime where appropriate.
  • Responsible for processing of payroll and payroll payments for Regional field office/ staffs
  • Assists in the collection of relevant withholding tax from vendors and issues withholding tax receipts to suppliers. Also coordinates with the field team for any relevant withholding tax collections.
  • Collects bank advices and attaches to respective bank transfer vouchers for filing.
  • Responsible for maintenance of a proper filling system of payment vouchers, photocopying and dispatching of payment vouchers to Home Office
  • Responsible for implementing JSI’s Accountability Framework and Code of Conduct, and adhering to JSI’s polices on fraud management
  • Expected to travel 15% of her/his time
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
  • Reports to:

    • Finance Manager

    Required Number

    • 2

    Job Requirements

    Qualifications:

    Applicants for this position should possess the following qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Accounting/Finance or equivalent from a recognized and reputable college or university.
    • Previous experience in an NGO environment and/or USAID funded project is highly desirable
    • Four years relevant experience
    • Attention to detail, accuracy, analytical and presentation skills
    • Good communication skills, team player, willing to work long hours when needed
    • Excellent written and spoken English and Amharic
    • Knowledge of accounting software (QuickBooks) is  desirable
    • Proficiency in computer application software and MS Office, such as Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet
    • High level of reliability and honesty

    Interested and qualified applicants should submit their resume and a cover letter to  DHoperationsjobs@jsi.com no later than December 19, 2019. You must include the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email. If this is not included, your application will not be considered. Any applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

    Tax & Finance Officer at John Snow Inc.(JSI)

    Job Description

    Background:

    John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a public health management firm, headquartered in the United States, dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world. JSI has been implementing public health work in Ethiopia for over 25 years.

    JSI is implementing the five-year Digital Health Activity (DHA) in Ethiopia, which is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The purpose of this Activity is to support the Government of Ethiopia (GOE) to improve the quality of health services and create a sustainable health care system through the use of data for decision making, as well as to provide similar services to other countries in Africa or to respond to a crisis in Ethiopia (as needed). The primary objectives of the Activity are to 1) support information technology systems and data repository at all levels; 2) build a culture of data use; and 3) improve capacity and governance of MOH health information systems management.

    The Tax & Finance Officer works with the Finance and Operation Team in various accounting activities on a daily basis, and with other JSI project Finance managers to ensure monthly taxes (payroll income tax, Pension and withholding tax) are accounted and submitted to ERCA using approved formats. S/He is responsible in managing e-Tax filing and payment system with ERCA in monthly basis, maintaining documentation and the system. S/he shall also assist DHA in accounting and financial management tasks as assigned.

    Responsibilities:

    Specific responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

    • Manage John Snow Inc. Digital Health Activities’ taxes and related data (employee income tax, withholding tax, pension, and cost share payments) collection, verification, filing, maintenance, payment, and sharing the reports to DHA.
    • Train and assist DHA’s  accountants on the management of taxes.
    • Responsible to maintain e-Tax system, including password maintenance.
    • Facilitate ERCA VAT refund process to DHA; ensure that refund received are correctly allocated and transferred to each project in reasonable time.
    • Liaise with the Mission for any refund collection and other process.
    • Ensure that all expenses are properly authorized and documented before payment through checking correct budget codes and seeking prior approval
    • Ensure that all payments are prepared on time and in accordance with all financial guidelines and approval procedure including processing check payments to supplier and staff on a timely basis
    • Review settlement of travel and training advances against JSI travel policy and prepare journal entry
    • Ensure data entry into QuickBooks is done timely and accurately
  • Ensure all financial and local government regulations are adhered to
  • Responsible for implementing JSI’s Accountability Framework and Code of Conduct, and adhering to JSI’s polices on fraud management
  • Assist Finance Manager in month end field account preparation
  • Expected to travel 10% of her/his time
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor
  • Job Requirements

    Qualifications:

     Applicants for this position should possess the following qualifications:

    • B.A. Degree in Accounting or business management with a minimum of five years’ work experience as an accountant. Experience working in INGOs is a plus.
    • Minimum five years of experience in accounting or finance field
    • Experience with USAID-funded projects preferred
    • Good knowledge of accounting and financial management.
    • Excellent skills in Excel and able to access intranet are required. Good knowledge of other MS applications and working on accounting software is a plus.
    • Excellent coordination and interpersonal skills, experience working with multiple projects is a plus.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
    • Creative, Liaising & handling clients and stakeholders well is a plus.
    • Ability to work under pressure, deal with multiple tasks and respect deadlines.
    • Able to work with minimum supervision, independently and manage time efficiently.

    Interested and qualified applicants should submit their resume and a cover letter to  DHoperationsjobs@jsi.com no later than December 19, 2019. You must include the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email. If this is not included, your application will not be considered. Any applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

    Cashier Secretary at Kelem International School (KIS) (Former Swedish Community School)

    Job Description

    Our International School is a preK-8 school system that was established by the Swedish Embassy in Ethiopia in 1946. Our mission is to facilitate the realization of every child’s full potential and develop resilient, curious, open-minded and reflective students who are able to express themselves fully and effectively.

    We currently have 200 students. Our school is an independent not-for-profit school and is interested in hiring professionals for the following positions listed below.

    Job Summary:

    The cashier secretary receives cash & maintains the petty cash fund, CRV, receives bank deposits & cheques, other forms of payments and performs the disbursement of funds, deposits collections to bank & maintains communications with bank; pay salaries to employees when bank transfer is impossible.

    SPECIFIC DUTIES

    • Maintains petty cash fund of the School, up-dates the petty cash register books and keeps records of expenses.
    • Receives petty payments and deposits into Bank.
    • Processes payments such as telephone & internet or utility bills.
    • Keeps records of tuition fees received and refunded and regularly updates the records with Dean of students and the Finance Manager.
    • Ensure that on all payments made, the relevant government withholding tax is deducted & receipts are issued for the payments where there is applicable law.
    • Based on the school’s internal procedures, ensure the limits set on the mode of cash or cheque payment is by no means overridden.
    • Performs other accounting clerk activities as required.
    • Assist the HR and Admin Manager on documentation, communications & correspondences of the school.
    • Maintains on all receipts, payments and other relevant documents.
    • Cross references and attaches the receipts of petty cash payments and submits to the Finance Manager periodically.
    • Requests for the replenishment of the petty cash when it reaches the minimum level.
    • Performs any other related duties as and when assigned.

    Reports to :

    • Finance Manager

    Job Requirements

    Education:

    • First Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance,   Secretarial Science or related discipline.

    Experience:

    • 2 years of relevant work experience.

    Special Training:

    • Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly in Excel.

    All interested candidates may submit their applications in person at the school address below or send by email to hr@scsaddis.com ten day from the job advertisement date. Applicants are strictly instructed to only submit an application letter and a CV. No other documents should be delivered or emailed. If email is used, the subject should specify the job position and the name of the applicant. Failure to adhere to instructions may lead to disqualification.

    School address:

    The HR office

    The Former Swedish Community School

    Dar Sahara street, Kazanchis,

    Cobble stone road opposite Meles Foundation

    House # 9999

    Tele: +251 118545981/2 or +251 912 037356

    Please note that applicants will be contacted for further assessment only if they are shortlisted.

    Senior Accountant at Senselet Food Processing PLC

    Job Description

    Senselet: Senselet Food Processing is looking for ambitious, eager-to-learn and talented employees who want to take responsibility and accountability in actively build our company and brands. Senselet is a Dutch-owned company making potato-based snacks and food products for the Ethiopian market and aims to become a leading food processing company. Currently, our modern processing facility, using the latest European processing technology, is located in Tulofa, near Sheno town (65 km from Addis Ababa) while our office is located in CMC, Addis Ababa.

    Targets and deliverables

    • Implementation of financial systems and tools (forms, cash registers, IT)
    • Ensures the application of proper accounting controls and uniformity with financial regulation, rules and policies and procedures
    • Supervises and participates in the posting of financial data to control subsidiary ledgers from accounting documents and recordings
    • Verifies that expenditures are properly authorized and charged to the correct accounts
    • Assists in planning and administering the documentation, classification and recording of financial transaction,
    • Prepares and checks financial statements, bank reconciliation and financial reports
    • Maintains capital assets and calculate depreciation as per the rates stipulated in the accounting manual
    • Checks the accuracy financial documents, organize in the proper manner and file them.
    • Evaluates check payments before check payments are written and verify its correctness and appropriateness.
    • Facilitates document for preparing year end account statements for the purpose of annual audit
    • Control the overall Inventory of the company
    • Allocate cost to manufactured product based on the company policy and according to ERCA rule.
    • Monitor company cash register machine and upload data to Peachtree using point of sales
    • Monitor sales and marketing products of the company.
    • Any thing assigned by the finance manager and general manager

    Organizational structure

    • Place of work: Addis Ababa (with occasional working days at factory)

    Job Requirements

    Education:
    • Minimum BA degree in Accounting or Finance.

    Experience:

    • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience for a private organization in a finance.

    Technical skills:

    • Fluent in Amharic and English (speaking and writing), analytically strong, strong financial knowledge and skills, strong administration skills, strong knowledge on Ethiopian rules & regulations, strong computer skills, strategic thinker, very good planner.

    Send your application letter and CV to frehiwotbitew@senseletfoodprocessing.com or submit at our office at CMC tel:0116680028 before December 15, 2019

    Cashier Accountant at Davis and Shirtliff Trading Ethiopia PLC

    Job Description

    Company Profile

    Davis & Shirtliff Trading Ethiopia PLC is a water specialist company supplying equipment concentrated in five principal product sectors – pumps, water treatment, swimming pool, generators and solar. We import and distribute high quality equipment sourced from a number of manufacturers from Europe, Japan and Australia as well as Dayliff products.

    Job Description

    The Cashier Accountant will work as an assistant to the Senior Accountant and will be involved in the full range of financial and accounting functions of the Company.

    Major Duties & Responsibilities

    • Day-to-day accounting, invoicing, cash and petty cash management and internal /external financial reporting ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
    • Cash banking and related reconciliations
    • Prepare Payment Vouchers, General Journals and Deposit Vouchers ensuring that the documents are legal and authentic
    • Any other duties delegated from time to time by management

    Job Requirements

    • University Degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognized higher institution of learning.
    • At least 2 years of work experience with a minimum of 1 year in an Import oriented company.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to interact professionally with colleagues, management and external parties.
    • Ability to work independently, take initiatives and ability to meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
    • Fluency in both spoken and written English including business terminology required.
    • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office and Accounting software’s and knowledge of Navision financials system will be advantageous.
    • Familiarity with Ethiopian laws and policies related to PLCs regarding accounting procedures and tax filings.
    • Possession of driving license will be an added advantage.

    Interested and qualified Candidates are invited to apply by email or hand delivery of a detailed CV and supporting documents.

    This should be addressed to:-

    Davis & Shirtliff Trading Ethiopia PLC

    Addis Ababa

    Application must be sent by email to

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    Junior Accountant at Horra Trading

    Job Description

    Horra Corporate Group is the leading Coffee Exporter in Ethiopia, Assembler of Bajaj three and four wheeler Vehicles, Involving in Transit, Manufacturing and Real Estate businesses.  We would like to make recruitment for the  vacant position of Junior Accountant

    Functions

    • Finance

    Job Requirements

    Required Qualification and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Accounting and Finance or related fields with two (2) year of experience.

    For the above position salary is based on company scale (Very Attractive). The applicants should submit their C.V along with testimonials by stating applying position in the subject line through email at Recruitment@horracorporate.com within 5 consecutive days from the date of this announcement.

    ONLY applicants who fill the attached employment application form will be consider for the position if not automatically disqualified

    Accountant at Sinopia Import and Export PLC

    One of our sister companies ROC Spaces / National Asset Management PLC is engaged in property management service, destined to be major player in the given segments. We are on a strong growth trajectory and have come far during our short existence managing numerous properties around Addis Ababa.
    We are now looking for an accountant who is eager to join our team of professionals to further push this agenda.
    Qualifications/Skills
    – College degree in Accounting.
    – Work experience: 2-3 years of relevant experience.
    Education Level     :     Bachelor’s
    Experience     :     1-3 years
    Location
    City     :     Addis Ababa
    State     :     Addis Ababa
    Country     :     Ethiopia

    Interested applicant is supposed to apply through email : jobs@sinopiaimpex.com

    Relief Accounts & Control Officer for North Area Operation Offices at VisionFund Micro-Finance Institution S.C

    Job Description

    IMMEDIATE INTERNAL/EXTERNAL

    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

     

    Position: Relief Accounts & Control Officer for North Operation Area Offices.

    Place of Work: North Operation Area Office/Kombolcha/

    Opening Date: December 03, 2019

     

    About the Organization:

    VisionFund Micro Finance Institution (S.C) is an Institution established according to proclamation No. 40/96 to provide financial services to the productive poor in the rural and urban areas of Ethiopia. VisionFund is currently operating in four of the Regional States of the country.

    VisionFund MFI is currently looking for internal candidates for Accounts and Control Officer for North Operation Area Branch Offices. The successful candidates will have skills and experience that meet the following requirements:

    1.    Major Responsibilities

    Ensure the maintenance of an updated and well-kept accounting books and records

    ·      Handle and ensure branch’s daily financial transaction (payments, collections, cash withdrawal & deposition in banks, saving withdrawals, cash count etc.) are in line with financial policy and procedure of the institution.

    ·      Ensures timely and accurate weekly & monthly bank reconciliation for all accounts of the branch and take prompt action on reconciling items

    ·      Ensures observance of policies in the preparation of payments, deposits, petty cash and vouchers

    ·      Ensures that the accounting books,  records, loan documents etc. of the MFI branch are properly filed and stored for efficient retrieval and use;

    ·      Signs and counter signs on all financial documents and statements with the Branch manager

    Prepare and assist for both internal and external audits

    ·      Provides assistance in any audit or examination to be conducted by the external or internal auditor, government regulatory agencies as well as other parties duly authorized by the Board of Directors or the CEO to conduct such activity;

    ·      Facilitate availing of all necessary documentation for branch audit task and ensure that proper minutes is kept, signed and properly filed up on audit exit conference.

    Maintain sufficient control systems

    ·      Play internal control role of the branch office, i.e ensure that all financially and operational activities of the branch is in alignment policies and procedures of the institution and regulatory requirement

    ·      Keeps a systematic monitoring of all of the MFI’s property and equipment, monitor its movement and review its condition as compared to its book value;

    ·      Ensure financial documents (cheque books, vouchers, loan documents etc.) are kept in safe custody and handled in accordance of policy and procedure of the institution.

    ·      Ensure that all financial documents and loan documents are signed by parties involved and properly filed

    ·      Ensure management of cash; cash in hand and at bank is done in line with policy and procedure of the institution.

    ·      Ensure that monthly client verification is done, signed and orderly documented.

    ·      Ensure that budget and budgetary control is done in accordance with policy and procedure of the institution

    ·      Formulate financial budget and annual plan of the branch in coordination with Branch manager

    Responsible for of branch cash flow forecasting and liquidity management of branch office

    Reporting

    §  Ensure system generated tasks such EOM running, backups, off-line files, scanned copies of loan documents  are properly handled & timely reported

    §  Promptly produces regular financial and other reports per policy and procedure of the institution;

    §  Produce for review monthly income, balance sheet and cash flow statement of the head office

     

    Job Requirements

    2.    Qualification and Technical Skill Required

    ·      Bachelor degree or diploma in accounting is required

    ·      Chartered accountant is an added advantage.

    ·      3 years of experience for bachelor degree or 5 years’ experience for diploma in related positions.

    ·      Determined personality with initiative, perseverance and the ability to motivate and manage a team

    ·      Capability and willingness to take responsibility and highly developed sense of integrity

    ·      Ready to comply and live up to and in accordance with the organization Ideals and Core Values

    ·      Be proficient in Microsoft office, Sun systems and excellent use of Excel spreadsheets

    ·      Highly developed sense of reliability and accuracy

    ·      Be a good trainer, facilitator, mentor, and coach

    ·      Very good communication skills

    3.    Terms of Employment: Permanent

    4.    Salary: As per the Institution salary scale

    5.    Closing Date: December 10, 2019

    Candidates who fulfil the above requirements can submit the application letter, updated curriculum vitae with names and addresses of up to 3 references and non-returnable copies of credentials in person to: North Branch Offices(Kombolcha) or send to:- VFE_vacancy@wvi.org.

               Please specify the position you apply for as the subject of your email.

                              Women applicants are highly encouraged to apply

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    December 3, 2019   Accounting Jobs in Ethiopia

    Payroll Specialist at National Tobacco Enterprise (Ethiopia) Sh. co

    Job Description

    1. prepare payroll for permanent, contract & seasonal workers of the company.
    2. monthly prepare statement of payroll deductions & reconcile with GL account.
    3. Timely declare & pay Payroll taxes such as Income tax & pension contribution.
    4. Monthly Reconcile payroll mater data with personnel master data.
    5. monthly accrue payroll related expenses & taxes .
    6. maintain employee earning record in a manner that can be available for internal  & external auditors.
    7. Cooperation with external institutions: the Social Insurance Institution , Tax Office (social security contributions, pensions, retirement pensions,  personal income tax).
    8. “Cooperation with all company departments and managers in the field of monitoring work time, absenteeism, employment, changes in employment contracts, prizes and disciplinary penalties. Cooperation within the projects carried out by the Human Resources Department”

    Managing various tasks and projects as they arise and upon manager’s request

    Job Requirements

    Required qualifications, competences and experience

    Education

    • BA Degree in Accounting/Finance,Management or related fields.
    • Computer and applicable skills.

    Experience

    • At least 4 years experience in related field.
    • Relevant Experience is the experience that is accumulated after graduation.

    Required: 1

    Qualified applicants are invited to submit their application letter, Curriculum vitae and copy of supporting documents only through email address 

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    Application email subject shall state the position title and the attached files or documents shall be only in a zipped folder format.

    Failure to comply with the guideline may lead to immediate rejection.

    Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    For more information about our company you can visit our website www.ethiotobacco.com Address

    National Tobacco Enterprise (Eth) Sh.Co.
    Roosevelt Road (from Mexico to Sarbet) Beside African Union Head Office
    Addis Ababa

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