CEFA Onlus – Ethiopia Project Accountant Jobs

CEFA Onlus – Ethiopia Project Accountant Jobs

Job Id: 226151

Category: Accounting and Finance

Location: Wolisso, Oromia

Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

Employment Type: Full time


Job Description

About Us

CEFA (European Committee for Training and Agriculture) is a Non-Government Organisation whose headquarter is in Bologna, Italy.

In Ethiopia CEFA is registered since April 2018. Our main mission in Ethiopia is to ensure economic empowerment for women and youth living in rural areas and to offer sustainable opportunities for farmers.

About the Role

  • CEFA is looking for a highly motivated and capable professional to fill the post of Project Accountant ensuring adequate support to effective and transparent systems implemented for financial transactions, recording, procurement, office and project administration and timely reporting to management.

  • Ensure that payment of taxes and other government obligations are completed on time;
  • Provide general administrative support to staff;
  • Maintain formats and other necessarily documents and reports in relation to assignments;
  • Ensure day to day accounting activities in respect of policies and procedures, state financial legal requirements and donor/organization guidelines;
  • Responsible for cash movements, journal entries and for daily cash reconciliations;
  • Responsible for voucher system and its management in accordance to the internal procedures;
  • Preparation of the monthly cash analysis;
  • Maintain contacts with local banks, assist in bank account reconciliations;
  • Categorize payments clearly and precisely under the appropriate expenditure codes of respective projects;
  • Provide ledgers and other relevant financial documents to the project documentation;
  • Ensure that purchase related expenses are supported with all the necessary financial documents as per procurement procedures;
  • Check the quality of invoices and payment documents after
    payments are made according to the procurement procedures;
  • Prepare vouchers, cheques, CPOs, transfer letters;
  • Invoices payment if necessary;
  • Support the senior finance officer in preparing all the documents needed for the audit process;
  • Keep relationships with suppliers;
  • Manage the store and the project logistic.

    Job Requirements

    Education and Experience Requirement:

  • Degree in accounting, finance or related field;
  • Attested skills in the use of Peach three;
  • A minimum of 3 years of related work experience;
  • Previous experiences with international NGOs and donors will be considered an asset.

    Required Competencies:

  • Fluent in English and Amharic;
  • Perfect knowledge of Ethiopian accounting, taxation and procurement rules/regulation;
  • Relevant experience in Accounting;
  • Relevant experience in using accounting software;
  • Relevant experience in procurement procedures;
  • Organizational and multi-tasking skills;
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office Tools;
  • Demonstrate proficiency with MS Excel spreadsheet skills;
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently, taking initiative, setting priorities;
  • Planning and prioritizing skills;
  • Attention to details;

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified applicants should submit the below documents not later than 31th October 2019 via the following email address: cefa.recruitment@gmail.com and specifying in the object of the email: Vacancy_Accountant_Wolisso.

    We only receive applications submitted via the above mentioned addresses as follows:

  • CVs (not more than 3 pages)
  • Cover Letter (not more than 1 page)
  • Highest Education certificate (copy)
  • References of three previous employers
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

    Note that applications received after the deadline shall not be considered.

    Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

    The Organization has the faculty to require additional documentation related to job previous experience and current employment position to the candidates.

    CEFA Onlus – Ethiopia Project Accountant Jobs

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