Mekdim Ethiopia National Association Senior Accountant Jobs

Mekdim Ethiopia National Association Senior Accountant Jobs

Job Id: 225885

Category: Accounting and Finance

Location: MENA Adama Branch office, Oromia

Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)

Salary: Based on the organization salary scale

Job Description

Mekdim Ethiopia National Association (MENA) is an indigenous non-governmental Organization working in the area of HIV/AIDS prevention, Care, treatment and Support services over the past 2 decades nationally.

MENA is now in the process of recruiting employees for its new prospective Ethiopia Epidemic Control grant; HIV Care and Treatment services by USAID and invites Competent Candidates to apply for the following vacant position of Senior Accountant.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Fulfill MENA and funder reporting requirements in an accurate and timely manner;
  • Manage field and branch office payments, vendor and partner inquiries and invoice processing;
  • Compile monthly rolling budgets, and monitor daily expenditures, reconciliations and bank transactions;
  • Review and record expenses and ensure that advances are reconciled;
  • Prepares and processes payroll for project employees;
  • Responsible for preparing all statutory returns (e.g. VAT,) as required by the respective government authorities;
  • Ensure that branch office property is kept securely and the office inventory us updated regularly;
  • Handle branch office procurement processes in compliance with MENA and funder requirements;
  • Maintains an understanding of funder and MENA policies and procedures related to grant compliance and oversight.
  • Ensure that project staffs have a strong understanding MENA's accounting policies and procedures and provide training as needed;
  • Travel from time to time to support field office staffs and procurement needs; and
  • Any other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor in support of MENA’s work in Adama branch.

    Term of Employment:

  • One year contractual agreement with possible opportunity of extension based on performance and fund availability


    Qualifications and Experience:

  • A university graduate with a Bachelor's degree, preferably in Accounting, Finance or a related subject;
  • A minimum 5 years’ relevant professional experience in an accounting environment, preferably with an international non-profit organization or USAID donor-funded project;
  • Fluent in written and spoken English (other language fluency a plus);
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles and IPSAS training.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency and knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite with a good command of Excel and basic accounting software packages; and
  • Must be able to travel to project field area, and work both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Organizational and communication skills;
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines;

    Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of and experience with US government funder rules and regulations;
  • Experience with Prime accounting system; and
  • Strong time management and organizational skills, including resourcefulness and the ability to manage multiple activities simultaneously and efficiently.

    How to Apply

    Female candidates are encouraged to apply

    NB: Only Competent applicants who meet the above requirements either can make hand delivery of their application with non-returnable copies of pertinent credentials including a motivational letter, an updated Curriculum Vitae ,and Names and contact details of two professional references to MENA Head office or Adama Branch office by the following address with in 7 Consecutive days from the first day of the announcement or can submit only CV and cover letter via email: or

    P.O.Box 31218 A.A

    Contact address: - Tel. 011 122 88 43/44, Addis Ababa, 0221 11 8425/26 Adama

    Note: Only successful candidates will be contacted for written exam and interview.

    MENA have the right to cancel the announcement if there is a need to do so.

    Mekdim Ethiopia National Association Senior Accountant Jobs

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