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Avenir Technologies plc


Position: Senior Accountant
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Permanent
Place of Work: Addis Ababa, Addis Abeba - Ethiopia
Posted date: 6 months ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

About Us:

ChipChip.Social is a dynamic e-commerce start-up committed to delivering exceptional online shopping experiences. We are seeking a skilled Senior Accountant to join our finance team and contribute to our growth and success.

 We are looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions. The ideal candidate will combine excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department.
  • Monitor and analyze accounting data to produce accurate financial reports.
  • Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies, and principles.
  • Coordinate and complete annual audits.
  • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions.
  • Meet financial accounting objectives.
  • Collaborate with the finance team to support various projects and initiatives.

Job Requirements

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a senior accountant
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles.
  • Experience with creating financial statements.
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process.
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills.
  • Proficiency in English and familiarity with accounting languages such as GAAP and IFRS.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently.
  • BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance, or a relevant field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional certifications are preferred.
  • Accounting work experience related to GIZ, NGOs, start-ups or businesses
  • Experience in e-commerce or tech start-ups.
  • Strong writing and number-crunching skills in finance.
  • Willingness to take on additional tasks related to finance and accounting.