Merahi International Ltd Senior Accountant Jobs in Ethiopia

Merahi International Ltd Senior Accountant Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description


We are looking for an experienced Senior accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions.

Senior accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accounting, Reporting & Analysis, Audits & Examinations, Systems, Banking/Cash, Bank liaison and Others.
  • Gather financial data and ledgers;
  • Prepare balance sheets;
  • Process invoices;
  • Record accounts payable and accounts receivable;
  • Update internal systems with financial data;
  • Prepare daily, monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports;
  • Consolidate and analyze financial statements and results;
  • Keep accurate records for all daily transactions;
  • Prepare &managing budgets and monitor expenditures;
  • Planning, monitoring, calculating, entering / posting and executing the stock details and other inventory details.
  • Handle monthly, quarterly and annual closings;
    Oversee external and internal audits;
  • Analyze finances to determine risks and create forecasts;
  • Supervise Junior Accountants;
  • Review and implement financial policies;
  • Submission of monthly, quarterly, annually, financial data, forms and other documents to
  • Government Agencies by concerned authority as required.
  • Renewal of Business Licenses, Principle Registration, Memberships, TIN, VAT Certificate Registrations etc.
  • Processing & executing the import process as per requirement of the concerned authority.
  • Provide financial reports and interpret financial information to managerial staff while recommending further courses of action;
  • Advise on investment activities and provide strategies that the company should take;
  • Maintain the financial health of the organization;
  • Analyze costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results and the company’s actual performance compared to the business plans;
  • Develop trends and projections for the firm’s finances;
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction
  • Oversee operations of the finance department, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met;
  • Manage the preparation of budget;
  • Liaise with auditors to ensure appropriate monitoring of company finances is maintained;
  • Correspond with various other departments, discussing company plans and agreeing on future paths to be taken;
  • Performs other duties assigned by management, as required;

    Job Requirements


  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles as per local country law.
  • Knowledge of Statutory accounting principles.
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced experience with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and FRx or similar programs.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of major accounting software packages for both general ledger and statutory accounting.
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with high level of difficulty.
  • The individual will be expected to work with minimal up-front guidance and take ownership of his / her work product. The individual will work closely with all major functional leaders of the Company.


  • Masters / Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent from an accredited university.
  • Five to six years progressively responsible experience in the accounting and insurance industry, preferably in the manufacturing and import industry.
  • Workers’ Compensation experience a plus.

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants can send their CV through our E-mail address: or in person at out office located at
    Near Atlas Hotel, Park plaza Building

    5th Floor, Of
    fice Number 505
    Apply by 20th January, 2019

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