Senior Accountant

at Segon-Marill International Movers PLC
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted April 6, 2020
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Receives and verify invoices and requisitions for services rendered;
Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures;
Prepare, verify, and process invoices and coding payment documents;
Prepare batches of invoices for data entry;
Data enter invoices for payment;
Process backup reports after data entry;
Maintain listing of accounts receivable;
Maintain the general ledger;
Maintain updated vendor files and file numbers;
Generate and send out invoices;
Carry out collection and aging analysis reporting activities according to specific deadlines;
Performs account reconciliations;
Monitors and reports to the DGM- Finance and Business Control customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities;
Researches and resolve payment discrepancies;
Review Account Receivables aging regularly to ensure compliance;
Develops a recovery system and initiate collection efforts;
Communicates with customers via phone, email, mail or personally;
Verify the posting of all financial transactions;
Carries out monthly accounts and bank reconciliation;
Assists in the preparation of monthly financial statements;
Assists in the preparation of interim financial reports;
Assists in the facilitation of the interim and annual audits;
Assists in the preparation of year-end financial reports;
Plans and performs his/her duties in line with those principles, procedures and guidelines and legal obligations placed by the Ethiopian law;
Liaise with our Financial manager and Accounting manager to improve financial procedures
Provides accounting support to the Sales and Operations Department
Involves in setting up reliable internal control and resource system of the Company;
Perform any other similar activities when instructed by his/her superiors
Job Requirements

Must have a BA degree or Diploma in Accounting or Finance, CPA is a plus
For Bachelor’s Degree holders 3 years’ experience out of which 2 years are in a senior position; For diploma holder 6 years’ experience out of which 3 years are in a senior position
Proven experience as a financial controller, accounting supervisor, chief or senior accountant
Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Awareness of business trends
Familiarity with financial accounting statements
Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
Hands-on experience with accounting software packages, like ERP, Peachtree and sap
Advanced MS Excel skills
Accuracy and attention to detail
Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
Relevant certification (e.g. IFRS, Peachtree, Sage ) will be preferred

Applying Instructions

If you are interested to be part of our dynamic team, exciting work environment and contribute to the mission and vision of our, please forward you're: CV (not more than 3 pages) and cover letter (not more than one page) directly to the above email /
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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