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AQ Roses PLC

AQ Roses PLC


Position: Senior Accountant
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Permanent
Place of Work: Ziway/Bishoftu, Oromia - Ethiopia
Posted date: 2 weeks ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

Job Description


AQ Roses is a company that produces different kinds of flowers starting from 2006 based in Ziway, Oromia. The company had started its farming on 18 hectares based on the shores of Lake Denbel. Having maintained its qualities and quantities, currently, AQ Roses Flower Farm has expanded its farming to 38 hectares instead of 18 hectares. Recently we have expanded our farm to Bishoftu as well.

Scope of the position:

Senior Accountant will follow the activities of Jr. accountants, and accountants, check and reconcile the Balance sheet and Income statement accounts. In addition, will be responsible for the overall accounting quality meeting reporting deadlines, and report preparations.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Below are the lists of basic activities to be performed. However, the list must not be taken as being exhaustive, and related activities that are not listed here might be incorporated
  • Follow that daily accounting documents with regards to cheque payment, petty cash, payables, and receivables are available on time for data entry, and ensure the availability of supporting documents for posting.
  • Post assigned transactions to the peach tree accounting system daily.
  • Review journal entries of junior accountants to ensure accuracy
  • Develop and maintain production cost accounting system, documentation, and records
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly inventory account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance.
  • Follows up the preparation for all payments, and authorizes payments as per the company policy.
  • Assist in developing cost accounting procedures.
  • Ensure correct material consumption costs and product costs are maintained and updated in the system for correct and timely management reports.
  • Check and reconcile the account ledger of taxes against tax declaration every month.
  • Involvement in accounting projects and initiatives with other members of the accounting and finance team or with other departments.
  • Assist with the month-end and year-end close process and financial reporting.
  • Ensure all import cost calculation documents are collected on time and calculate the import cost distribution sheet for all import items.
  • Prepare the weekly payment file and weekly cash movement file.
  • Documenting and monitoring internal controls.
  • Ensures that the organization’s assets, notably cash, prepayment, and advance payments are adequately protected and settled; and that the financial records of the organization have integrity and are well protected.
  • Follow up the tax ledger against tax declaration monthly basis
  • Check tax calculations and approve for payment.
  • Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and applicable federal, state, and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.
  • Other activities that may be assigned by the supervisor

 Number of positions: One

Job Requirements


  • BA or MBA in Accounting and Finance
  • 5+ and 3+ years respectively in progressively responsible for senior roles, preferably in horticulture, business
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff.
  • Strong problem-solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results orientation.