Temporary Junior Accountant – for 60 working days

Accounting and Finance
Addis Ababa  
Career Level:
Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type:

Job Description

1.       Overall Responsibilities

S/he is mainly responsible for preparing vouchers, preliminary review of documents supporting vouchers and proper maintenance of accounting records.

2.       Functional Responsibilities

  I.      Preparing Vouchers  

§  Organize documents submitted to the finance department and get them ready for further processing.

§  Make preliminary review of documents requesting payments and settlement for completeness, accuracy and compliance with sound Accounting Practices, Project HOPE’s policy, USAID Rules and Regulations, and Ethiopian Tax Laws.

§  Prepare Payment Vouchers (PV) for all request. Submit for review by Accountant/SFO and approval by COP/CD or delegate

§  Prepare Journal Vouchers for transactions that result into >= Birr “0” cash receipts.

§  Classifies and codes assigned financial and accounting documents and records.

 II.      Accounting Files/Records Keeping

§  Maintain complete and up-to-date physical files and electronic files for accounting records ready for audit at all times. 

§  Follow up the regular scanning of accounting files and submit to Accountant  for upload on project HOPE share file of Head office

§  Put PIAD stamp for all paid vouchers with reference number 

§  Monitor the movement and return of accounting files with employees

§  Keep proper and safe documentation of accounting files, in a secured place with limited access from other staff not working directly in the Accounting team 

III.      Perform other duties that may be assigned

3.       Deliverables:

§  End of assignment report

§  Presentations/Reports/Letters or any other activities as assigned by Accountant from time to time

§  Service delivery as per functional responsibilities

Job Requirements

§  Educational Qualification:

o    BA degree in Accounting, Finance and related fields

§  Knowledge and Skill:

o    Strong interpersonal and managerial skills

o    Good communication and decision making skills

o    Working and decision making capability under stressed conditions

§  Experience:

o    At least 5 years practical experience in INGO’s, with knowledge of USAID Rules and Regulations.

§  Language proficiency: English and Amharic (Reading, Writing and Speaking)

  1.       Code of Conduct:

§  Compliance to Contract Clauses

§  Compliance to all Office Orders issued from time to time provided it is not directly in conflict with the contract

§  Compliance to all Project HOPE Policies

§  Compliance to all Ethiopian Labor, Tax and other relevant laws 

How to Apply

Interested applicants can send their CV and cover letter through ethiojobs website on or before 20 June 2019 by 5:00 PM.
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