Chief Accountant

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Accounting and Finance, Hotel and Hospitality
Addis Abeba 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time
As per the company scale

Job Description

   About Our Organization:

Best Western Plus Pearl Addis is a global brand hotel chain perfectly located with only 2 Kms distance from Bole International Airport and just a short walk distance from Bole Medhanialem Cathedral.

     Chief Accountant Job Summary

  • To maintain the financial records of the hotel to effectively administer the Accounting Office staff and other sections of the Finance Department.  To prepare and be responsible for the timely submission of all reports to the concerned bodies. 

Chief Accountant Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Manage and oversee the entire accounting team
  • Conduct all necessary training to keep the team’s skills and knowledge up to date
  • See that tax interviews are conducted properly with clients
  • Ensure that all necessary documents are requested, collected, and compiled
  • Review corporate and personal income tax returns to ensure accuracy
  • Advise business owners and individuals regarding the tax code
  • Oversee the processing of state and federal payroll taxes
  • Maintain current and garner new client relationships
  • Monitor and mentor/train junior staff, clerks, and bookkeepers
  • Detect and address potential compliance issues proactively
  • Maintain compliance with all state and federal regulations at all times
  • Uphold the excellent reputation of our firm
  • Maintain constant communication with the IRS, state agencies, and our clients
  • See that tax consults and onboarding procedures are in place for new client
  • Maintain highly organized and updated client files
  • Work collaboratively with other teams to achieve shared goals


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Must possess a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license in good standing
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in management
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a CPA in a corporate setting
  • Extensive corporate and personal tax experience
  • Exceptional computer skills, including Microsoft Office and databases
  • Expertise working with QuickBooks and financial statements
  • Consistent, accurate, and thorough with an eye for details
  • Exceptional organizational skills and aptitude for numbers
  • Outstanding communication skills, written and verbal
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding phone and email etiquette
  • Able to thrive in a deadline-driven environment
  • Able to motivate the team and lead by example

How to Apply

  Qualified and Interested applicants who meet the above criteria can apply via ethiojobs or  [email protected]  

   Note: Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted
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