Jul 03, 2018
British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations operating in more than 110 countries and territories worldwide and has been in Ethiopia for the last 75 years. We build trust and understanding between people worldwide by enabling them to share ideas and knowledge. We call this “cultural relations”. Working for the British Council offers a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills in international cultural relations. You will be part of a modem, rapidly changing organization with worldwide influence and impact. Our jobs offer you scope for versatility, initiative and creativity in a stimulating and supportive environment. You will be encouraged to pursue your personal and professional development via training, on-the-job-coaching and individual study British Council Ethiopia invites interested and qualified candidates for the following exciting job opportunity: - Job title: Accountant Brief description of the role: To support British Council Finance operations in Ethiopia and make a key contribution to ensuring and maintaining a high level of finance control and compliance whilst providing colleagues with strong guidance and support in all finance transactions. The Accountant will be responsible for the timely and accurate recording of the accounting transactions and adjustments, as well as reconciliations, making sure that all corporate and audit standards are achieved. They will also ensure that finance systems and procedures run efficiently and accurately comply with corporate policies and standards. This is a supporting role in the Financial Controlling and Accounting process. Required qualifications and experience First Degree in Finance and Accounting Two years’ work experience in similar role and sector Oral and written communication skills (in English and Amharic) Highly organised and deadline oriented. Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook. Excel and Word High level of accuracy and attention to detail. Experience of an ERP system. Experience working with SAP Terms of contract: Fixed term contract (2 years) British Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified female and disabled candidates. A detailed role profile for the post, application form and a definition guide for British Council behaviours and Core Skills can be obtained from our website at http://ethiopia.britishcouncil.org/about/Jobs How To Apply: British Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified female and disabled candidates. http://www.britishcouncil.org/africa Only applications on the standard form must be accepted. All completed application forms must be submitted to the address below or by email to email@example.com by 10 July 2018 at 4:00pm (EAT). British Council Ethiopia P.o.Box 1043 Comoros Street Tel. 011 6620388 or 011 6174300 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Deadline for application: 10 July 2018 at 4:00pm (EAT) Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
British Council Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time