Population Council Accountant Jobs in Ethiopia

Population Council Accountant Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 217488

Category: Accounting and Finance
Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description:

The Population Council is seeking an experienced professional to serve as an Accountant in its Addis Ababa office in Ethiopia.

The Accountant works in financial administration and management. and day-to-day operations of the Population Council Ethiopia office.

The Accountant is responsible for donor and government compliance of the various project’s run by the office.

The incumbent will report directly to the Senior Accountant. S/he will collaborate with finance and admin staff in Population Council’s Ethiopia office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Enter financial information into the computerized accounting system and maintain all financial records for projects and for the organization.
  • Manage financial control, develop financial reports, and make recommendations to the organization on budget expenditures.
  • Constantly review banking arrangements to ensure timely transfer of funds and minimize exchange loses and bank charges.
  • Maintain a system to monitor and forecast cash requirements to meet administrative and project expenditures. Establish monthly cash requirements for the office and request timely replenishments from Headquarters.
  • Process all project and organization related payments including completing payment vouchers and outbound checks.
  • Ensure proper supporting document of payments and prompt filing of documents related to payments
  • Prepare monthly payroll for the Population Council Ethiopia staff.
  • Effect the payment of income & withholding tax to the concerned government body each month
    Obtain approvals from the Country Director and from appropriate personnel on all procurements and purchases for the projects and for the organization. Ensure purchases are made strictly according to the organization’s procurement manual.
  • Contribute to the preparation of the financial and operational components of the various project’s annual work plans, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual
    reports, and other products and documents as required by the Senior Accountant and the Country Director
  • Review travel expense reports submitted by staff to ensure accurate reimbursement/remittance.
  • Carry out banking operations including request for bank drafts and other banking transactions.
  • Prepare the necessary documents for statutory audits, facilitate the audit process, and coordinate replies to finance related audit comments.
  • Assist in disbursing payments to program staff and temporary workers in the field.
  • Maintain asset register of project related assets.
  • Briefing new staff members of the council on finance matters.
  • Other duties assigned by supervisor and next level supervisors.

    Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent vocational/professional certificate in accounting
  • A minimum of 4 years of progressively responsible positions managing the financial reporting, accountability, logistics, and operations of an organization.
  • Detailed knowledge of accounting policies, procedures, and regulations strongly required.
  • Excellent computer skills and working experience in using Excel, Quick books, Serenic or other relevant accounting software.
  • Strong organization skills and inter-personal skills with substantial financial and administrative experience in an international non-profit organization setting
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision within deadlines and frequently shifting priorities
  • Strong attention to detail and adherence to ethical accounting principles

    How to Apply

    Applicants who meet the above requirements can apply through the following address within 15 consecutive working days from 8:00am-5:00pm starting from the date of this announcement. You can send your non-returnable C.V., application letter outlining how your previous work experience and skills fit to this vacancy and a copy of other supporting documents via Ethiojobs website or drop by our office physically. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

    Our Address

    Population Council Inc.
    Heritage Plaza Building 4th floor
    Near Brass Hospital, opposite the Tanzania Embassy on the Bole Medhanealem RoadTel 0116631712/16

    Addis Ababa

    Population Council Accountant Jobs in Ethiopia

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