Finance Officer

at Felege Ghion Agricultural Inputs and Out Puts Import and Export Share Company /FGAIPIE Sc
Location Bahir Dar, Amhara, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 5, 2021
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Company Description

Felege-Ghion Agricultural Inputs and Products Import Export Sc is a share company and the first agricultural inputs importer established in Amhara region. The primary goal of the company is to import high quality agricultural inputs and supply the inputs to the local farmers in sustainable manner, thereby enhance the accessibility of the inputs to the farmers and promote knowledge-based utilization and handling of agricultural inputs by providing technical training and advisory services. The company main objectives are to import all the acceptable agricultural inputs and exports the agricultural products there-by doing so play its role in enhancing agricultural production and productivity of the region and maximize profit.

Position Summary:         

Financial officer in charge of overseeing the financial transactions of a company. He/ She is tasked with developing budgets, monitoring transactions, prepare a sales price proposal for each inputs/out puts and preparing financial reports. He/ She possess strong cost accounting and analytical skills. The officer will be supporting out business/trading departments by handling all aspects of banking documentation and procedures mainly application of letter of credit, import/export L/C and collection bills, banker’s guarantee and liaising for rectifying discrepancies on L/C documents etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare a sales price proposal for each inputs/out puts for decision.
  • Process outgoing payments and trade export bills to be sent to banks for negotiation.
  • Process accounting data entries into accounting system (in-house SAP system)
  • Follow up on Trade Import Bills applications, amendments, and settlement.
  • Process accounting data entries into accounting system (in-house SAP system)
  • Preparation & completion of month-end accounting schedules
  • Assist the finance team in ad-hoc tasks and preparation of budgets.
  • Reconciling daily, monthly, and yearly transactions and processing invoices
  • Preparing balance sheets, Income statement, Cash flow statements and reports
  • Make ready the financial documents for Auditing Purpose.
  • Prepare documents of fiscal management rules, guidelines, and procedures.
  • Resolve financial disputes raised by the customer service and sales teams.
  • Being a key point of contact for other departments on financial and accounting matters.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in Accounting and/or Banking & Finance.
  • At least 4 years’ experience and knowledge in accounting work and in handling trade documentary credits work or experience in accounting work but with interest to perform trade documentary credits work.
  • Preferably with experience in cost accounting, banking documentation and procedures involving import/export L/C collection bills and banker’s guarantee.
  • In-depth knowledge of recently moderate accounting systems, financial regulations, and accounting processes.
  • Knowledge and hands-on with MS office, with enhanced level of MS Excel skills.
  • Effective communication skills and able to work well as a team member.


Applying Instructions

We invite all candidates meeting the required qualifications to submit (i) a cover letter and (ii) a CV (maximum 5 pages) to or

It is mandatory to mention the position title in the subject line of your application email.

Please DO NOT submit scans of educational and experience certificates with your application.

 Women are highly encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


You can register physically here:

Infront of Commercial Bank of Ethiopia Bahir Dar District, Kebele 04, Arusil Bahir Dar Barket Center Building, 1rst floor office No. 1FB-15

Tel: 0582208000

Mobile +251 94398 6940

Bahir Dar-Ethiopia.

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