General Accounts Department Manager

at Shemu PLC
Location Addis Abeba, Oromia, Ethiopia
Date Posted March 26, 2020
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Company Profile

Shemu Group is a conglomerate of companies composed of Shemu PLC, Asveza PLC and other functional private limited companies with a fast growth track record. The Companies in the group engaged in manufacturing (liquid soap, bar soap, Edible oil and shortening products), retail service providing, printing, trading and engineering. Based on this, our corporate office want to hire competent, energetic, enthusiastic and capable applicants for the post we have.

Major duties

The General Accounts Department Manager reports to Finance Director of Shemu Group and expected to organize and perform all General Accounts activities of Shemu Group. Moreover that, his/her duties include;

  • Check payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
  • Check prepared format journal entries and synthesize common ledger for subsidiary accounts.
  • Provide support to safe keeping of internal expenses in company.
  • Documents financial transactions by recording account information.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements.
  • Monitor account reconciliation, bank reconciliation, tax and calculations inclusive of cost accounting plus factory data recording processes.
  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Prepare daily income/sales and prepare daily journal entry
  • Prepare and verify daily and monthly reports
  • Analyze different general ledger accounts regularly.
  • Collate bank statements on monthly basis.
  • Design and prepare audit schedules for internal and external audit processors.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Prepare consolidated and individual financial statements:
  • Shall keep intercompany accounts reconciled and up to date
  • Establish month-end staff loan, purchase advance, construction in progress and vendor reports on time
  • Verify payment documents are accurate, complete and legal before they are paid
  •  Conform monthly and yearly tax filing within company stated period of time
  • Prepare vendor reconciliations periodically

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of M.A./B.A. Degree in Accounting, accounting and Finance, Management or related fields minimum of five/seven year direct experience in general accounts management  areas of which three/five years under supervisory or managerial role .

Additional soft and hard skills

  • High analytic and reporting skill,
  • Excellent in team work and active team player
  • Cost consciousness
  • Proactive
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines,
  • Experience to work under pressure,
  • Literate in use of ERP package(Like Microsoft Nav)
  • Working experience in manufacturing sector is preferable


Applying Instructions

Interested applicants who fulfill the stated requirements can submit their application letter, CV and relevant credentials with non-returnable photocopies in person within seven (07) consecutive working days through email stating “Application for the post in which you are applying for” in subject line through email in a single pdf file attachment.

Email applicants who do not follow the application instruction will NOT be considered

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