Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted April 15, 2020
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


The General Account section head oversees end to end all daily activities of the accounting and supervises end-of-period processes and supports the analysis of the periodical business performance; he is charged with motivating, developing, and creating a departmental culture and taking full responsibility for the success or failure of the quarterly/annual audit process.

Scope of responsibilities

  • Ensure that proper books of accounts are maintained for recording the financial transactions of the company
  • Ensure that checks, receipts and other financial documents are kept properly and safeguarded against misuse,
  • Ascertained that receivables are collected & legal financial obligations are met on time,
  • Install & maintain proper accounting expenses classifications, accumulations of reporting system which is necessary to details for major source of revenue,
  • Coordinate & manage general ledger reconciliation process every month as per FD checklist
  • Ensure the timely settlement of payables & undertakings; taxes & fees payable are paid timely
  • Ensures that payments are effected as per approved policies & procedures and legal requirements;
  • Undertakes analysis periodically of the  financial performances of the company, recommends measures for improvements,
  • Check and ascertained vouchers requests of cheques & petty cash; approve daily transactions by checking journals, necessary entry for adjustments & corrections
  • Follow up & make sure all import invoiced, port handling charges & inland transport fright are settled and properly documented,
  • Follow up with transactions to collect documents from customs,
  • Make sure all invoices are settled in a proper manner,
  • Follow up on any LC, TT, CAD applications and identify on what stage they are and send report once in a week
  • Follows and clears unnecessary balances of GIT (goods in transits) and


  • BA Degree in Accounting from Recognized University; a  minimum of  7 years  relevant experience  preferably in manufacturing sector, at least two years in supervisory or same position.
  • Basic computer application and peachtree accounting is mandatory

Duty station: Addis Ababa


Applying Instructions

Apply in person at Getas International Building 2nd floor Sons Industries PLC or Global Paint Factory at Kality, menaheria 200 mater from Kafdem Building the way to Salo come up with your application letter, CV and copies of your credentials to Sons Industries PLC before April 20, 2020

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