Financial Accountant

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Addis Ababa
Posted 6 days ago

Job Features

Job CategoryAccounting and Finance(Banking/Economics/Grant/Cash/Audit)
DeadlineNov 30 2020

Job Description

Main Purpose of the Role

Contributes to the development and implementation of the departmental accounting systems, policies and procedures. Reconciliation and reporting of financial data, verifying the validity, completeness and accuracy of source documentation, and ensures the accuracy and integrity of financial information.

In addition, this role will need to ensure statutory compliance, produce the yearend audit file and work with the local teams for budgetary controls.

Location: Tulu Kapi Gold Mine, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Key Performance Area

  • Accountant function
  • Budget control
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Financial Reporting
  • Comply with governance & compliance policies and procedures
  • Comply with Safety, Health and Environment standards

Principle Accountabilities

  • Preparation of all month end journals, including depreciation, prepayments, provisions and accruals
  • Reconciliation of the monthly payroll and resolution of queries.
  • Timely, accurate completion of the monthly financial close
  • Ensure all balance sheet accounts are reconciled and signed off on a monthly basis to month end deadlines
  • Production of monthly financial and management reports and analysis, with commentary for errors; make any appropriate corrections if needed
  • File all tax & fiscal requirements within statutory deadlines (PAYE, VAT, RVAT, Annual PAYE returns, Income tax returns, WHT and other)
  • Monitor local cash flows
  • Communicate suggestions for increased efficiency within the department and/or organization
  • Assist in the development and training of finance team members
  • Follow company policies and procedures
  • Assist the Financial Controller as required
  • Complete all other ad hoc tasks as assigned

Job Requirement

Minimum Required Qualification

  • Professional accounting Qualification – ACCA

Minimum Required Work experience

  • Minimum of five years financial accounting experience gained in a multi-currency international based Company is essential
  • Thorough understanding of the Ethiopian Tax Legislation
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Intermediate Excel
  • ERP System experience
  • IFRS experience is recommended  

Specific Skills required

  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Proven ability to priorities and manage workload
  • Ability to communicate and build relationships with people at different levels
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good system and analytics skills
  • Demonstrated integrity and ethical standards
  • Able to work independently with some direction
  • Problem-solving and analytical ability. 

Behavioral Competence

  • Team Player
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Thorough
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer service orientated
  • Numerate

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants can send their CV to

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