Senior Financial Accountant-North Area Office

at VisionFund Micro-Finance Institution S.C.
Location Combolcha, Amhara, Ethiopia
Date Posted December 20, 2019
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


About the Organization:

VisionFund Micro Finance Institution (S.C) is an Institution established according to proclamation No. 40/96 to provide financial services to the productive poor in the rural and urban areas of Ethiopia. VisionFund is currently operating in four of the Regional States of the country.

VisionFund MFI is currently looking for candidates for the position of Senior Financial Accountant. The successful candidates will have skills and experience that meet the following requirements:

Major Responsibilities:

·         To follow up and collect financial statement  and  reports from assigned area office and branches periodically as per schedules

·         Check and verify submitted statement and reports

·         Communicate information and liaise with area offices  branches

·         Facilitate and assist timely preparation and production  of statement and repots in assigned area office and branches

·         Conduct regular financial analysis on branch and area base and provide the necessary advice

·         Provide solution and support  for transaction recording, report generation and any other issues of the financial system  to branches

·         To collect ,check, reconcile  and consolidate assigned area office  branches  financial statement and reports and prepare  consolidated  report  ;

Check clearance of staff resigned or terminated   ensure all the necessary documents are sent to HO office for final payment·         Ensure timely and accurate monthly bank reconciliation  and prompt  action taken or reconciling items

·         Ensure observance of polices in the preparation of payment ,deposits, petty cash and vouchers

·         Ensure  the maintains subsidiary ledgers for all  assets and liabilities (Branches and Head office)

·         Ensure  that the accounting books and records of the area and branches under his/her supervision

·         Ensure that accounting books and records of the MFI are properly field and stored for  efficient retrieval and use

·         Ensure that the general ledger is properly  filed and stored for efficient retrieval and use

·          Ensure that the general ledger is properly and completely maintained

·         Ensure the preparation of monthly payroll and payment of statutory deductions

·         Undertakes financial ratio analysis

Assist the accounts Manager in preparing cash flows statements for all branches and MFI

Job Requirements

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

·      Bachelor degree or diploma in accounting is required

·      Chartered accountant is an added advantage

·      6 years of experience for bachelor degree

·      Determined personality with initiative, perseverance and the ability to motivate and manage a team

·      Capability and willingness to take responsibility and highly developed sense of integrity

·      Ready to comply and live up to and in accordance with the organization Ideals and Core Values

·      Be proficient in Microsoft office, Sun systems and excellent use of Excel spreadsheets

·      Highly developed sense of reliability and accuracy

·      Be a good trainer, facilitator, mentor, and coach

·      Very good communication skills


Applying Instructions

Candidates who fulfil the requirements can send their application, curriculum vitae, names and addresses of up to three references through


Note: -   Only short listed candidates will be contacted for subsequent assessment

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