Accountant – Cheshire Ethiopia

Accounting and Finance, Business and Administration, Business Development

Cheshire Ethiopia

Cheshire Ethiopia (CE) was established in 1962 by the grand Children  of the late Emperor Haile Selassie and with technical support of Captain Leonard Cheshire. CE is a local independent NGO, staffed by Ethiopians and registered as an Ethiopian Resident Charity, while playing a leading role in physical rehabilitation of person with disability mainly children in Ethiopia


To see an advancement of disability inclusive society in Ethiopia and to be an institution of center of excellence in standard rehabilitation in Ethiopia.


To contribute  for the enhancement of social functioning and inclusion of persons with disabilities in all aspects of life equally.


To work for disability inclusive society by providing comprehensive rehabilitation services to persons with all forms of dis¬ability through an affordable technology, quality service, effective partnership and inclusion of persons with disabilities. 


Our work is organized through four main channels: 

  1. Institution based rehabilitation.
  2. Community based rehabilitation
  3. Mobile outreach to rural areas. 
  4. Networking and partnership

Cheshire Ethiopia is an Ethiopian Resident not for profit Civil Society  Organization  and invites qualified applicants for the following post፡-                                                     

Job Summary:

Under the overall guidance of the Finance and procurement Director, the Accountant will process and reconcile a wide variety of accounting documents such as invoices, billing, cash receipts, journal vouchers, review and code financial information, prepare and process documents to disburse funds, make deposits and prepare reports, compile and review information for accuracy, maintain records and responsible to perform the overall finance and accounts functions.


  •  Processes accurately and promptly all accounting transactions, operating expenses and other office running expenses
  • Maintains accounts reconciled at any given point.
  • Reviews regularly the open item accounts and resolves any outstanding items.
  • Keeps relevant documents and invoices systematically to fully support the accounts.
  • Prepares payment vouchers after careful verification of the supporting documents and prepare cheques against approved payment documents.
  • Effects timely payments and resolve accounting related issues.
  • Assists in the preparation of annual budget and ensure in the monitoring budget and expenses.
  • Ensures CE internal control procedures are adhered with.
  • Enters, updates, and/or retrieves accounting data from Peachtree accounting system.
  • Posts financial data to appropriate account in Peachtree system accordingly.
  • Performs bank account reconciliation with accounts records.
  • Reconciles transactions, financial data, and other information in an automated accounting system.
  • Updates and prepares monthly payroll for employees
  • Maintains float, loan and salary advance registers.
  • Monitors cash flow, and ensure that sufficient funds are always available in the bank.
  • Ensures that all payroll deductions, withholding tax and other bills are made and paid to the concerned parties timely.
  • Verifies that expenditures are budgeted, justified properly, signed and charged to the correct accounts.
  • Keeps all financial source documents, vouchers, receipts, etc filed properly.
  • Ensures that proper records of all financial transactions are kept.
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports.
  • Conducts surprise cash count for petty cash and collections in the hands of the cashier
  • Performs any other related 

Work Unit: Finance and Procurement 

Immediate Supervisor: Finance Team leader

Required number : 1


  •  BA degree in accounting or  finance, and Peachtree certificate

Experience And Skills

  • 2 years and above as an accountant

Required Skills

  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, Peachtree and other applications 



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