Senior Accountant

at Habesha Steel
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted June 25, 2021
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Duties and responsibilities

  •  Vouch and code all transaction documents and post to the company accounting system,
  • Prepare and post periodic journals (amortization, depreciation, prepayments, etc),
  • Following up recurring general and administrative payments and effect payment timely,
  • Maintaining proper follow up schedules for prepayments (Insurance, leased assets, etc)
  • Sending reminder to due over staff balances on quarterly bases.
  • Prepare monthly tax returns (V.A.T, withholding tax and income tax (employee tax), pension), file and met tax related deadlines,
  •  Monthly preparation of tax GL accounts reconciliation vs tax declaration forms,
  • Following up tax refunds with tax authority and preparation of monthly status report
  • Assist with financial and tax audits, including strong interfacing with the auditors,
  • Prepare administrative follow up reports, for instance, fuel & telephone consumption analysis,
  • Handling various administrative tasks
  • Assist the Finance Controller with any other projects as required.
  • Work in harmony with all customers/vendors/employees.

Job Requirements

Technical Skills:

  • Degree in Accounting and Finance, Economics and related field
  • Experience total of 5 plus years and as a senior accountant 2 plus years
  • Experience in handling of VAT, WHT, Employees’ Taxation and PLC income taxation
  • Experience in handling of VAT/Tax audit
  • Experience in handling of external financial audit
  • Good understanding of accounting principles and practices including IFRS
  • Good understating of account reconciliation including taxation GLs, Vendor GLs and Custoerms GL.
  • Understanding of capital and revenue expenditure and their treatment in books of account.
  • Understanding the concept of JV and its booking in time bound manner.
  • Relevant IT proficiencies like MS office, ERP preferably SAP B1.
  • Ability to prepare adho

Soft skills:

  •    High level of integrity and honesty.
  •    Team player
  •    Ability to work in stressful situation
  •    Quick learner
  •    Good written and oral communication skill
  •    Organizational skills and ability to manage deadlines.


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