Senior Accountant Job Vacancies in Ethiopia

Senior Accountant Job Vacancies in Ethiopia

Job Description
Company Background

BDS Center for Development Research (BDS -CDR), is one of the leading consulting firms in the country in areas of development research and multi-disciplinary consultancy services.

BDS-CDR is currently striving to keep the public informed with its research findings believing that these works will help expedite the development efforts of our nation.

BDS-CDR believes that our current strong state is the outcome of long years of professionalism and commitment of our staffs, past and present.

We have a pool of competent professionals and also work in partnership with scholars across the country and abroad.

Summary of key Functions:

  • Maintains accounting controls by following policies and procedures; complying with state financial legal requirements and organization guidelines
  • Avoids legal challenges by complying with legal requirements
  • Update accounting software (Peach Tree and Lotus) on a daily basis
  • Prepare journal entries and account analysis
  • Prepare vouchers, cheques, CPOs, transfer letters
  • Prepare all the due documents for annual financial audit and taxes.
  • Keep good working relationships with banks, suppliers and local authorities offices
  • Perform bank and cash reconciliations
  • Summarizes financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements
  • Preparing tax (IT,VAT, WHT, pension) computations
  • Prepare payrolls
  • Prepare Project costs analysis and Budget reconciliation
  • Prepare severance payments
  • Secures financial information by completing database backups. Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by reading professional publications
  • Support and lead the
    finance officers in preparing all the documents needed for the day to day and audit process etc.

    Job Requirements
  • BA Degree In Accounting
  • Minimum of Five year of experience as a senior accountant, preferably in consultancy firms.

    Technical and Other Skill
  • Fluent in English and Amharic
  • Perfect knowledge of Ethiopian accounting, taxation and labor rules/regulation and comply with International standard Report System (ISRS)
  • Analyzing Information , Attention to Detail, Deadline-Oriented, Confidentiality, Thoroughness, Corporate Finance, Financial Software, General Math Skill
  • Relevant experience in using accounting software
  • Relevant experience in procurement procedures
  • Possess good organizational ,multi-tasking and communications skills
  • Willing to relocate as and when needed
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office 2013, Word and Excel Programs

    How to Apply
  • Candidates who are interested and fulfill the requirements shall submit their Only application/motivation letter along with their updated CV via email at by clearly marking the position title on the subject line.
  • OR
  • In person to the following address.
  • BDS-Centre for Development Research
  • CMC, around 200 meter from St. Michael Church towards Megenagna Road
  • In the building where Oromia Cooperative Bank and Lion International banks are located, 8th floor
  • Tel: 0116 47 95 17/0116 479778
  • Closing date of application: 15th June 2019
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Please do not send your applications if you have already applied for this post previously.
  • Only candidates who are invited for exam and interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
  • Qualified female applicants are highly encouraged to apply

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