Nunhems Ethiopia Plc - BASF Accountant Jobs in Ethiopia

Nunhems Ethiopia Plc - BASF Accountant Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 226154

Category: Accounting and Finance

Location: Addis Ababa

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

Employment Type: Full time


Job Description

Nunhems Ethiopia PLC, established in 2015, is the Ethiopian entity of BASF Vegetable Seeds and part of the German Group BASF. BASF has activities in the Chemicals, Agricultural Solutions, Performace Products, Functional Materials and Oil and Gas Sectors.

At BASF Vegetable Seeds we are dedicated to producing market-oriented vegetable varieties and seed products under the brand Nunhems and are committed to our customers.

Nunhems Ethiopia PLC is now recruiting a qualified and result oriented Accountant.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the Accountant should have a bachelor's degree in area of finance and 2-4 years of experience in the field.

The Accountant should have a detailed understanding of Accounting Principles of GAAP/IFRS and be willing to exercise flexibility on timely delivery of Financial Reports.

Your responsibilities:

  • Prepare asset, liability and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Prepare payments on time.
  • Keep record of company Inventory and follow up.
  • Manage Fixed Asset Register and update semi-annually.
  • Update budgeted Cash planning monthly.
  • Act as point of contact in accounting for local tax function Prepare monthly and yearly tax returns and submit on time as per FDRE statutory tax period
  • Implement strong reporting method and follow up
    of monthly or yearly taxes (VAT and Withholding tax and Corporate Tax).
  • Engage on any tax related issues of the company
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  • Process and prepare month-end and year-end accounts close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Communicate with Manager and/or Director on work status and client issues that arise

    Your place of work:

  • You will be based at the BASF Vegetable Seeds office at Lebu, Addis Ababa. Occasionally you will be required to travel to the BASF Vegetable Seeds production farm at Arerti.

    Job Requirements

    Your qualities:

  • Holding at least a Bachelor Degree in Accounting and Finance, with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Having work experience in a foreign company is considered a plus.
  • Be well familiar with Accounting software such as Peachtree or SAGE 50 Accounts.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) is mandatory
  • Excellent written and spoken skill of English and Amharic language.
  • Possessing excellent coordination and communication skills.
  • Strong interest to learn, adapt and cope with any assignment.

    How to Apply

    If you meet the above requirements, please email your personal application letter, detailed CV with three professional references including daytime contact telephone number, copies of certificates and testimonials not later than 31st of October, 2019 to:

    Nunhems Ethiopia Plc - BASF Accountant Jobs in Ethiopia

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