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Position: Senior Accountant
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Permanent
Place of Work: Gotera Branch, Addis Ababa - Ethiopia
Posted date: 5 months ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

Job Description

KAKI PLC is an official dealer and assembler of ISUZU in Ethiopia. It is also engaged in different business lines including import, export, metal fabrication, after-sales services, and cargo freight transport operations. The company wishes to employ a qualified professional for the Senior Accountant position.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for controlling and verifying financial transactions, reconciling account balances maintaining the general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures, and producing financial reports while keeping compliance with the IFRS and accounting and financial policies and procedures of the company.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that general accounting operations are verified and controlled as per company policy and procedures and accepted accounting principles.
  • Analyze financial transactions and ledger balances and prepare trial balances on that basis.
  • Establish a computerized database system into which all accounting data, files and documents will be entered to ensure safety and easy accessibility of those records.
  • Check the timely and accurate payment of VAT, withholding tax, payroll tax, pension payment, and other legal obligations.
  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivables.
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results.
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status for submission to the top management.
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending.
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures, as it deems appropriate.
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Ensure that all types of official financial documents and vouchers are properly registered and are available in sufficient quantity.
  • Generate a source document for every financial transaction, which is essential to the bookkeeping and accounting processes as [it] provides evidence that a financial transaction has occurred.
  • Make a statement of accounts reconciliation with the accounts of business partners, such as customers, suppliers etc. as appropriate.
  • Check data entry for its accuracy by reviewing coded documents and journals only by those staff having the required authority to do so.
  • Examine and perform proper entry for prepaid expenses, accruals, deferrals and other pending issues at the end of every month.
  • Develop, install and maintain proper revenue and expense classification, accumulation and reporting systems, which are necessary to provide details for major sources of revenue and to control operating expenses.
  • Prepare and present regular reports about company finances including, debts, deficits, expenditures, and revenue.
  • Verify Gotera Branch office documents, prepare journal entries in relation to the accounting function, and submit them for posting to the ledger account by the encoder.
  • Keep up-to-date on practices, accounting systems and procedures, internal control measures, and state and federal laws regarding business operations.
  • Prepare periodic reports for submission to the General Accounting division head.

Job Requirements

Required Number : 1(One)

Qualification : BA in Finance and Accounting

Work Experience: 6 years in relevant role

Required Competence :

  • Advanced skills in the administration of finance and strong analytical skills
  • Financial performance report writing, inventory control systems and accounting
  • Outstanding knowledge and understanding of IFRS and other relevant laws
  • Knowledge of enterprise resource planning software (ERP)
  • Computer skills, excellent communication skills, and English language proficiency.