Nov 22, 2021

Project Accountant

  • YES | Your Employment Solutions
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Job Description

Job Title: Project Accountant 

Our international client that works with farmers and their families to raise their income and competitive position is looking to hire a Project Accountant.  

  • Location: ​ ​Ethiopia,​ Addis Ababa 
  • Job type:Full-Time 

Job Purpose 

The Project Accountant will be responsible for financial support to the organization’s offices including, input into the development of budgets, ensuring compliance with grant conditions relating to finance, perform financial analysis, ongoing budget management, supporting budget holders with provision of advice and reports, supporting on development of budgets and forecasts and monitoring of on-going spend. Ensure that project offices maintain acceptable accounting standard and financial control according to the organization’s financial policies and procedures. Will also be responsible for building the capacity of the project Bookkeeper/admin officers. 

Key Accountabilities 

  • Post monthly and biweekly project financial Reports in to accounting software.
  • Review monthly and biweekly project financial reports for completeness and accuracy.
  • Coordinating, consolidating of implementing partners finance as well as guiding and supporting their finance teams.
  • Ensure accuracy and correctness of month-end bank and cash reconciliation and subsequent filing (soft and hard copy).
  • Assist the respective finance managers in reviewing monthly partner’s financial report and posting to the system.
  • Liaise with the other team in maintaining and managing the finance filing system to ensure that it provides easy and immediate access to financial information.
  • Ensure timely government report submission as per Government Reporting Calendar.
  •  Prepare, as appropriate, in preparation of donor financial reports
  •  Review the monthly/weekly fund requests from field offices and facilitate their transfers.
  •  Ensure that field offices cash and bank balances don’t exceed the acceptable /authorized cash levels at all times
  • Closely monitor as well as conduct periodic review of projects’ internal control system. 
  • Perform all other tasks required for the smooth and efficient running of the organization operation in the country. 

Required Qualifications  

  • Requires a BA degree or above in Accounting and related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in the field

Specific work experience, knowledge and skills required  

  • Good communication skill and ability to prepare progress reports.
  • Project budget monitoring.
  • Fluency in English and Amharic.
  • A sound understanding of administration procedures.
  • Demonstrated reporting skills in English language are essential.
  • International NGO experience is an asset. 


How to apply 

Interested applicants can apply by sending their CVs to with the subject line Project Accountant before December 1, 2021. 



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