June 24, 2024

Position 1: SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

Job Description

Duty Summary: 

Senior Accountant is a person who is responsible for reporting of costs, expenditure, profitability, margins, etc and performs the lead accounting role in the organization. S/he prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information. Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, and reconciling transactions and resolving discrepancies.

Duty and Responsibilities:

1.     Prepare, Code, and post Invoices and analyze company sales transaction.

2.     Collect authorize cash/cheque based on proper cash receipt Voucher /VAT sales Invoice and related rules.

3.     Follow up the deposit of all cash/cheque collection in to the respective bank account.

4.     Direct and follow up the preparation and declaration of taxes and tax return on time.

5.     Check the reconciliation of stock account with general ledger.

6.     Ensure the financial recording (posting) is based on proper source documents.

7.     Follow up staff debtor account and report the outstanding balance on a monthly basis.

8.     Prepare monthly liability report.

9.     Shall take surprise cash count.

10.  Follow up purchase settlements and report the outstanding balance on a weekly basis.

11.  Check all accrued expense.

12.  Prepare monthly cash flow report.

13.  Shall guide and directs accountants caring out their assignments.

14.  Daily check the payment vouchers against with attachment(supporting) documents.

15.  Follow up staff debtor account and report the outstanding balance monthly.

16.  Check and analyze cost of sale.

17.  Check the reconciliation of stock account with general ledger.

18.  Check the accuracy of payroll and coding.

19.  Check detail fixed asset register.

20.  Ensure monthly Value Added Tax (VAT) is prepared and declared to Ethiopian Revenue Authority on Time.

21.  Ensure monthly Withholding Tax (WHT) is prepared and declared to Ethiopian Revenue Authority on Time.

22.  Ensure monthly Payroll Taxes like employment Income Tax and Pension Fund are prepared and declared to Ethiopian Revenue Authority on Time

23.  Reconcile VAT input and output record with General Ledger.

24.  Assist External Auditors and Tax Auditors in audit Process.

25.  Follow up foreign purchase transactions and prepare cost buildup summary.

26.  Prepare and compute fixed asset schedule and reconcile with general ledger.

27.  Ensure all Bank and Loan Statements and debit and credit advices are collected on time.

28.  Post (update) all company transactions in to Peachtree Accounting software and maintain up to date data.

29.  Ensure the document and work sheets are properly filed for future reference.

30.  Perform all other duties as assigned and required by immediate supervisor.

Job Requirements

Education Level          :     Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required.

Period of Experience  :    5+ years of accounting experience.

Competences             :

Knowledge Requirements:

  •  Working knowledge of tax laws and GAAP.
  • Strong financial analysis skills.
  • Strong organizational and stress management skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly with Excel.
  •  Ability to train and manage staff.

ü  Familiarity with financial accounting statements

  •   Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables

Required Abilities:

  • Having Verbal and Written Communication Skills,
  •   Ability to apply logical and critical thinking skills to projects.
  •  Ability to work with little to no supervision.
  • Having self-motivation and having the ability of motivating others,
  •   Having strategical views on the subjects

Requirements of Attitude and Behaviour:

  •  Bound to ethical principals,
  •  Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  •  Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong team working skills
  • Flexibility

How to Applyinterested and qualified applicant can apply online through Ethiojobs.net till October24,2022.

Apply Now Deadline Oct 24, 2022