RtR – GL and Fixed Asset Administrator – Addis Ababa –

Accounting and Finance, Management

Purpose of the job

  • Maintenance of accurate master data for all General ledger postings, periodic and consistent account reconciliations and maintenance of proper fixed asset records with necessary supporting schedules.
  • Periodic account reconciliations, standard and recurring journal entries, closing entries, audit assistance, and assistance with financial reporting. 

Key Responsibilities

  • The administrator as a GL administrator is responsible for maintaining proper Master data and GL Setup, the timely preparation of monthly journal entries and the reconciliation of the accounts and related schedules;
  • Review posting sources to the General Ledger for completeness and accuracy and adjust accounts as necessary.
  • Adapt and Prepare reconciliation templates of general ledger and bank accounts;
  • Reconcile accounts receivable, inventory, payables, Fixed assets and other GL accounts on monthly basis;
  • Create and post journal entries;
  • Financial statement preparation, review and analysis;
  • Identify opportunities for improvements in processes, systems and reporting through independent investigation and research.
  • Recommend and help implement solution options.
  • Assist in the preparation, implementation and maintenance of accounting procedures.
  • Insure period end close activities are properly implemented and follow up
  • The administrator is also responsible for maintenance of proper fixed asset records, schedules and ensuring existence of physical control over the assets by: specifically;
  • Create and monitor a system of controls, procedures, and forms for the recordation of fixed assets;
  • Recommend to management any updates to accounting policies and estimates related to fixed assets;
  • Assign tag numbers to fixed assets;
  • Record fixed asset acquisitions and disposals in the accounting system after obtaining appropriate management authorization;
  • Track the compilation of Work in process (WIP) costs into fixed asset accounts, and closeout those accounts once the related projects have been completed;
  • Reconcile the balance in the fixed asset subsidiary ledger to the summary-level account in the general ledger;
  • Calculate depreciation for all fixed assets per month per both tax and Heineken depreciation policy;
  • Review and update the detailed schedule of fixed assets and accumulated depreciation;
  • Investigate the potential obsolescence of fixed assets;
  • Conduct periodic impairment reviews for intangible assets;
  • Plan and conduct periodic physical inventory counts of fixed assets;
  • Recommend to management whether fixed assets should be disposed of;
  • Conduct analyses related to fixed assets as requested by management;
  • Prepare audit schedules relating to fixed assets, and assist the auditors in their queries;
  • Prepare deferred tax asset/liability schedule related to the difference of depreciation policy per Heineken policy and that of tax; and
  • Engage in other related tasks as assigned by line managers.

Department: Reporting and Accounting

Function: Finance

Reporting to position: RtR Team Leader


  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in accounting and finance or management
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office packages


  • 3-4 years of relevant work experience preferably in manufacturing Company


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