Finance Officer

  • SARIA Recruitment
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Mar 22, 2024
Full Time Accounting and Finance Jobs in Ethiopia Admin/Clerical Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:
  • Carries out standard accounting procedures and ensures all financial activities are in line with it.
  • Ensure that all cash vouchers and any other relevant documents are completely signed and authorized.
  • Handle all bank account operations including preparation of transfer and/or other bank documents.
  • Ensure all monthly transactions are processed and the subsequent monthly Bank Reconciliations are completed each month.
  • Prepare monthly payroll for different project employees/consultants and distribute pay slips.
  • Prepare monthly payment requests for clients as per the terms and conditions of the agreement and follow up the timely settlement.
  • Prepare bank account register book for local and foreign accounts regularly and submit bi-weekly cash forecasts for management consumption.
  • Coordinate the financial activities of the company and keep up-to-date records all the time.
  • Monitors account receivables and ensure timely collection of payments regularly.
  • Handle inter-company accounts movement & ensure the availability of adequate cash as required.
  • Formulate an efficient cash inflow and outflow system to ensure the financial position of the company.
  • Handle annual tax clearance, registration, de-registration, and license renewal activities as required.
  • Ensure all required month-end transactions, including Journals, Accruals, and Prepayments are processed accordingly.
  • Prepare and settle monthly tax dues (income tax, pension, withholding & VAT).
  • Conducting periodic audits of payroll records to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Implementing internal controls to safeguard payroll data and prevent errors or fraud.
  • Issue cash and credit sales invoices as per the approved payment request and ensure timely collection.
  • Assisting line managers with any ad-hoc queries promptly and effectively.
  • Responsible for preparation of papers to facilitate annual audit and declaration of profit tax.
  • Maintain fixed asset register, conduct the annual count, and prepare a year-end report.
  • Maintains filing for financial section and keeps information confidential manner.
  • Being a key point of contact for other departments on financial and accounting matters
  • Supporting the Finance Manager and executives with projects and tasks when required
  • Ensure company policies & guidelines are adhered to at all times and report any perceived breaches.
  • Assists in other organizational activities and tasks, as assigned.


Academic qualification

  • BA in Accounting, Economics, or a related field

Additional qualifications

  • Self-motivated, result-oriented, and Positive attitude.
  • Ability to plan and handle multiple responsibilities at once.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and strong attention to detail.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, including accounting software.
  • Ability to work in a team and individually.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills

Years of experience: Minimum of 2+ years of experience in the service sector

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace: Addis Ababa