Senior Accountant – Ethiojobs

Accounting and Finance


Job Summary
To provide records of assets, liabilities and financial transactions; advises supervisor on 
accounting problems; prepares and submits periodic financial statements; brings up 
discrepancies to the attention of supervisor 
  •  Verifying, allocating, posting and reconciling accounts payable and receivable;
  •  Producing error-free accounting reports and present their results;
  •  Analyzing financial information and summarizing financial status;
  •  Maintains accounts in accounting activities as cash sales, credit sales, CRV, receivable and collection
  •  Prepares financial statement, payroll calculation, reconciliation bank statement, vender ledger with payable accounts and stock balance with subsidiary ledger;
  • Ensures the recording of description, location, value and other pertinent information of all company’s equipment, buildings and other property
  •  Analyze costs of raw materials and other supplies and create cost-benefit analyses;
  •  Classify costs accurately and establish standard costs and update them as appropriate;
  •  Manage junior accountants and bookkeepers;
  •  Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process;
  •  Provide input into department’s goal setting process;
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule;
  •  Assist with tax audits and tax returns;
  •  Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance;
  • Compute taxes and prepare tax returns
  • Manage balance sheets and profit/loss statements
  • Report on the company’s financial health and liquidity
  •  Audit financial transactions and documents
  •  Reinforce financial data confidentiality and conduct database backups when necessary
  •  Comply with financial policies and regulations
  •  Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  •  BSc in Accounting or Finance
  •  At least 5-6 years’ Work experience as an Accountant in similar positions, preferably in Telecommunication Industry 
  •  Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  •  Certified by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  •  Hands-on experience with accounting software like QuickBooks 
  • Good knowledge of MS office and MS Excel skills 
  •  Highly detail oriented and organized in work
  •  Self-motivation, commercial awareness, initiative and the ability to work as part of a team
  •  Excellent problem-solving, analytical, technical, IT and numerical abilities are crucial


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