at National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE)
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted March 23, 2022
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB



The accountant is responsible to maintain the accounting reporting process, ensure expenses are authorized and processed in accordance with the finance procedures, maintain accounting records, ensuring they are completed.


  • Maintain the accounting reporting process, ensuring the accuracy and completeness of all ledgers and all supporting documentations and compliance with finance and procurement regulations;
  • Ensure expenses are authorized and processed in accordance with agreed procedures and according to the finance regulation;
  • Maintain accounting records, ensuring they are complete, accurate, well archived and safeguarded;
  • Ensure agreed reporting dates are maintained according to the government’s policies;
  • Keep appropriate documentation, copy of returns and tax payment receipts for all applicable taxes (VAT, WHT and others) and report to the revenue authority monthly;
  • Overseeing the daily activities of the accounting department and ensuring that all major projects, month-end, and year-end reports are completed accurately and on time;
  • Preparing financial analyses and reports;
  • Maintaining and reconciling balance sheet and general ledger accounts;
  • Assisting with preparing and monitoring budgets;
  • Preparing revenue projections and forecasting expenditure;
  • Preparing federal, state, local, and special tax returns;
  • Give all supporting documents for audit purpose when required;
  • Must be able to work flexible hours; late hours and weekends as necessary.

Job Requirement


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Management or related required
  • 4 years of related work experience
  • Experience in public organization and working in IFMIS system is preferred.


  • Strong financial analysis skills;
  • Working knowledge of tax laws;
  • Strong organizational and stress management skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly with Excel;
  • Strong financial analysis skills;
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team;
  • Ability to work with little to no supervision;
  • Attention to detail and ability to analyze large amounts of data;
  • Proficiency with computers, especially bookkeeping software and MS Office;
  • Willingness to adhere to all principles of confidentiality and impartiality (Not being a member of any political party);
  • Fluency in both Amharic and Afan Oromo.
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