Senior Accountant

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Accounting and Finance
Addis Ababa 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description


Dan Technocraft PLC is a company established under the Commercial Code of Ethiopia of 1960. It was established with a capital of Birr 14,100,000.00. Although it was established as a legal entity in September 1992, it has a history of more than 47 years in the manufacturing of different types of household, office, school and hospital furniture and lifts. It has an ample capacity and equipped with state-of-the-art machinery and equipment to manufacture furniture of assorted types.  It has a workforce of more than 400 professionals proficient in various areas. Its products are quality, durable, safe and affordable.

Job Description

General Position Description:

The senior accountant is responsible for most financial functions, include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. A successful Senior Accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. The ideal candidate has also experience collaborating and/or managing a team of  Accountants  and  Junior Accountants . She/he will also provide timely reports and assistance to the General Manager to ensure that financial resources are used efficiently and effectively.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinating accounting functions and programs.
  • Preparing financial analyses and reports.
  • Preparing revenue projections and forecasting expenditure.
  • Assisting with preparing and monitoring budgets.
  • Maintaining and reconciling balance sheet and general ledger accounts.
  • Assisting with annual audit preparations.
  • Investigating and resolving audit findings, account discrepancies, and issues of non-compliance.
  • Preparing federal, state, local, and special tax returns.
  • Contributing to the development of new or amended accounting systems, programs, and procedures.
  • Performing other accounting duties and supporting junior staff as required or assigned.
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Awareness of business trends
  • Perform any other similar tasks that may be reasonably assigned by the supervisor.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Accounting,  Finance or related discipline
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience is required.
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly in Excel
  • Prior strong organizational and stress management skills.
  • Additional certification is a plus
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong financial analysis skills.
  • Ability to train and manage staff.
  • Ability to work with little to no supervision.

Success Factors:

  • Must be confident, self-starter, an independent thinker and have strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skill; team oriented
  • High professional standard of administration ethics, as well as willingness and ability to enforce compliance with Mercy Corps and donor policies and procedures, is essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and process information in support of changing program activities is necessary
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral are required.
  • Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and appropriate flexibility.
  • Emotional maturity and physical stamina.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing Matrix Reporting  

How to Apply

include a CV and all relevant official documents. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

  Please send non-returnable application letter, CV and credentials on the following address:

[email protected]  ,  [email protected]

Note: Please make sure that you mention the position title in the subject line of your email application.



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