Senior Accountant

Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 24, 2020
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Job Summary

Under general supervision of Finance Manager plans and administers accounting systems to provide records of assets, liabilities and financial transactions; advises supervisor on accounting problems; prepares and submits periodic financial statements; brings up discrepancies to the attention of supervisor in accordance with the ABIG financial policies and procedures.


§  Maintains accounts or supervises subordinates in such accounting activities as cash sales, credit sales, CRV, receivable and collection

§  Prepares financial statement, payroll calculation, reconciliation bank statement, vender ledger with payable accounts and stock balance with subsidiary ledger;

§  Ensures the recording of description, location, value and other pertinent information of all ABIG owned equipment, buildings and other property;

§  Prepare statements reflecting appreciated and depreciated values;

§  Monitors all subordinates are doing the duties efficiently and effectively;

§  Conducts financial investigations into such matters as high overhead costs, suspected fraud, abnormally high inventory, use of working capital and deviations from predicted or budgeted profit;

§  Provides advice on matters related to accounts;

§  Develops, installs, and maintains budgeting systems to control expenses;

§  Conducts periodic inventories to keep records current;

§  May follow up approved loans and credit facilities;

§  Performs other related duties as required.

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge

§  BA Degree in Accounting & Finance


§  5 years of relevant experience; preferably FMCG, Merchandizing and Import Export company experience

Required Knowledge & Skill

·         Proactive problem solving skills

·         Effective time management skills, self-motivated, critical attention to detail and deadlines

·         Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

·         Analytic and detail-oriented, with good organizational skills

·         Self-motivated, high initiative and able to work with minimal supervision

·         Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasked and fast paced environment

·         Solid understanding of accounting practices and principles

·         Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with a high degree of proficiency in Excel and Word deadlines


Applying Instructions

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