Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit Junior Accountant Jobs in Ethiopia

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit Junior Accountant Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 203064

Category]: Accounting and Finance
Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
Career Level: Junior Level (1+ - 2 years experience) Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

Junior Accountant

GIZ- Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #058/2019



As a provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development and international education work, GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit – is dedicated to building a future worth living around the world.

We have over 50 years of experience in a wide variety of areas, including rural and economic development, education and employment, energy and the environment, and peace and security.

Together with our partners, we work to deliver flexible, effective and cost-effective solutions that offer people better prospects and sustainably improve their living conditions. Of our 18,260 employees in some 120 countries, almost 70 per cent are national personnel working in the field.

As a public-benefit German federal enterprise, we are committed to meeting our clients’ high standards with regard to transparency and accountability. German and European values are central to our work.

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is our main commissioning party. European Union institutions, the United Nations, the private sector and national governments benefit from our services, too.

In Ethiopia GIZ has been implementing development programmes on behalf of the German government for over 40 years jointly with our national partners. The focus of our work in the country is on vocational education, sustainable use of natural resources, land management and food security, biodiversity and forestry.

Further programmes enhance the development of a sustainable textile sector and renewable energies. GIZ- Office is looking to recruit a Junior HR-Officer as per the detail below.

Position: Junior Accountant

Application deadline: April 05,2019

Required Candidates: One

Place of Work: Addis Ababa


The Junior Accountant is responsible for

  • Performing general clerical services;

  • Assisting a specific administrative officer with his/her tasks as instructed; and

  • Seeing that the service in the department is provided correctly and in accordance with GIZ financial management
    and accounting procedures.



  • Help prepare documents, service requests, and enquiries;

  • Be responsible for administrative aspects of financial management, e.g. bank withdrawals, direct Check preparation, etc.;

  • Report on Bank reconciliation and Petty Cash;

  • Storing, arranging, indexing and classifying various financial records;

  • Carry out monthly purchase of goods and services declaration to GDCO office,

  • Carry out monthly declaration of VAT to GDCO office;

  • Handle cash count;

  • Preparation of Financial Vouchers; and

  • Prepare payment for travel invoices

  • Dealing all questions arising regarding Finance


  • Label files in accordance with GIZ filing rules;

  • Help prepare documents service requests and enquiries;

  • Maintain a filing system for BMM Addis Ababa Office, and

  • Photocopy and scan documents as needed.

    General Support

  • Identifying relevant problems/issue and assisting in formulating implementation-oriented solutions

  • Further developing instruments and assisting in introducing innovation and change

  • Managing knowledge by disseminating and documenting know-how, experience and information

    Job Requirements

    Required Qualifications and Experience:


  • B.A degree in Accounting or related field from a recognized university or college

  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • Be able to organize their work using office tools, and office equipment; and

  • Have knowledge of Winpaccs accounting.

    Professional experience

  • 0 years of experience.

    Other knowledge, additional competences

  • Good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)

  • Good knowledge of writing and spoken English

  • Willingness to upscale oneself as required by management on given task

  • In-depth knowledge of Winpaccs cash and bank book

    How to Apply

    Application procedure:

    Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their motivation letter along with their non-returnable recent CV via Ethiojobs or Email:

    Note: -

    Please make sure you mention the Vacancy Number ‘Junior Accountant #058/2019’ in the subject line of your email application. Due to large number of applications we categorise applications with the vacancy numbers.

    Applications without vacancy numbers in subject lines might not be categorized in the appropriate folder and could be disqualified.

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Applications from qualified women are encouraged

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