Junior Accountant

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Category:
Accounting and Finance
Location:
Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa 
Career Level:
Junior Level (1+ - 2 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time
Salary:

Job Description

Job Summary

Under general supervision of Finance Manager plans and administers accounting systems 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 in accordance with the ABIG financial policies and procedures.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintains accounts or supervises subordinates in such 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 ABIG owned equipment, buildings and other property;
  • Prepare statements reflecting appreciated and depreciated values;
  • Monitors all subordinates are doing the duties efficiently and effectively;
  • Conducts financial investigations into such matters as high overhead costs, suspected fraud, abnormally high inventory, use of working capital and deviations from predicted or budgeted profit;
  • Provides advice on matters related to accounts;
  • Develops, installs, and maintains budgeting systems to control expenses;
  • Conducts periodic inventories to keep records current;
  • May follow up approved loans and credit facilities;
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge

  • BA Degree in Accounting & Finance

Experience

  • Minimum 1 year relevant experience; preferably FMCG, Merchandising and Import Export company experience  
  • Please mention your current salary and expectation in the email body.
  • Female applicants are highly encouraged 

Required Knowledge & Skill

  • Proactive problem solving skills
  • Effective time management skills, self-motivated, critical attention to detail and deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Analytic and detail-oriented, with good organizational skills
  • Self-motivated, high initiative and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasked and fast paced environment
  • Solid understanding of accounting practices and principles
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with a high degree of proficiency in Excel and Word deadlines

How to Apply

  • Only candidates meeting the required qualifications are invited to send their application letter and updated CV  (without any supporting documents at this stage)  via  [email protected]  and/or 
  • Please mention "Junior Accountant" in the subject line of your email, candidates who do not follow the application instruction will not be considered.
  • Due to the large volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 N.B. Candidates are encouraged to only apply online.

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