Finance Officer

  • SARIA Recruitment
  • Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
  • Jun 18, 2024
Full Time Accounting and Finance 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