The Lutheran World Federation, Department for World Service Cashier Accountant Jobs in Ethiopia

The Lutheran World Federation, Department for World Service Cashier Accountant Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 199960

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

Job Description

Lutheran World Federation (LWF/WS – Ethiopia) is a registered foreign charity which has been operating in Ethiopia since 1973 implementing various development and humanitarian projects in different parts of Ethiopia.

LWF is currently looking for professionsal fulfilling the following criteria:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain register for all cash voucher, journal vouchers and other necessary vouchers as per finance manual of LWF/DWS and report to the Finance Manager monthly;
  • Complete all tax related forms including income tax and withholding tax and ensure payments are effected to respective Government offices before the dead line and present status report to the Finance Manager monthly during the absence of Senior Accountant.
  • Complete employee’s pension form and pay the contribution to respective Government office before the dead line and report the status to the Finance Manager monthly during absence of senior accountant;
  • Follow and ensure if pension contributions from the Organization and staff are paid on time in Addis Ababa and report to the Finance Manager during absence of senior accountant;
  • Assist the process and follow up of opening and closing accounts of the Organization in Addis Ababa as well as regions where LWF projects are involved;
  • Operate the Addis Ababa Office Petty Cash accounts according to LWF-ET procedures;
  • Effect payment of the Addis Ababa Office payroll ensuring that payroll forms are accurately and properly signed and pay all other approved advances and payment orders;
  • Prepare cheques, collect and disburse cash, as payment orders and related documents – as required;
  • Keep and record all disbursements and receipts in the Cash Book and Bank Books properly and up-to-date the balance daily according to LWF-ET procedures;
  • Collect bank
    statements of the Head Office from bank during the first week of each month;
  • Travel to the bank to handle such financial operations as fund transfers, petty cash replenishments, local transfers to projects etc. as required;
  • Be responsible for the safe-keeping of cash, cheque, vouchers unused and used and other valuable items of LWF-ET;
  • Make sure that payment orders are approved by the appropriate authority before effecting payments;

    Effect payments for:

  • Working/travel advances,

  • Family payments,

    Check carefully that:
  • Payments

  • Refund

  • Account/clearances are supported by genuine/original documents such as receipts, purchase requisition, purchase orders, contracts, proformas, invoices, goods receiving notes, etc… are accurate and original;

  • Handle money transfer activities to Projects;
  • Handle settlement of cash advance, register and follow-up due dates for clearance of advances/suspense such as travel and working advance etc.;
  • Assist Finance office in preparing payrolls;
  • Employment Term: One year with high possibility of extension

    Job Requirements

    Required qualification and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor or Diploma in Accounting or other relevant Fields
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience for
  • Bachelor Degree and 5 years for Diploma
  • NGO experience is advantageous.

    Key competencies:

  • Excellent written and oral English Language skills required
  • Plan & organize work clearly
  • Team player
  • Trustworthy
  • Meet time-lines
  • Show enthusiasm in learning and sharing
  • Completes what he/she has started
  • High Social skill (work with people well)

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates who meet the above requirement can send ONLY detailed C.V and application letter through

    LWF World Service Ethiopia is an equal opportunity employer. LWF World Service Ethiopia considers all applicants based on merit regardless of sex, color, religion, ethnicity, age, marital status or disability except for affirmative action to bring gender equity.

    Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted

    Women are encouraged to apply and only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

    The Lutheran World Federation, Department for World Service Cashier Accountant Jobs in Ethiopia

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