VisionFund Micro-Finance Institution S.C. Senior Financial Accountant for Central Area Jobs in Ethiopia

VisionFund Micro-Finance Institution S.C. Senior Financial Accountant for Central Area Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

About the Organization

  • VisionFund Micro Finance Institution (S.C) is an Institution established according to proclamation No. 40/96 to provide financial services to the productive poor in the rural and urban areas of Ethiopia.

  • VisionFund is currently operating in four of the Regional States of the country.

  • VisionFund MFI is currently looking for candidates for Senior Financial Accountant role.

    The successful candidates will have skills and experience that meet the following requirements

    Major Responsibilities

    To consider area office and branches’ financial statement s and reports

  • To follow up and collect financial statement and reports from assigned area office and branches periodically as per schedules

  • Check and verify submitted statement and reports

  • Communicate information and liaise with area offices branches

  • Facilitate and assist timely preparation and production of statement and repots in assigned area office and branches

  • Conduct regular financial analysis on branch and area base and provide the necessary advice

  • Provide solution and support for transaction recording, report generation and any other issues of the financial system to branches

  • Ensure the maintenance of an updated and well kept accounting books and records

  • Ensure timely and accurate monthly bank reconciliation and prompt action taken or reconciling items

  • Ensure observance of polices in the preparation of payment ,deposits, petty cash and vouchers

  • Ensure the maintains subsidiary ledgers for all assets and liabilities (Branches and Head office)

  • Ensure that the accounting books and records of the area and branches under his/her supervision

  • Ensure the preparation of monthly payroll and payment of statutory deductions

  • Undertakes financial ratio analysis

  • Assist the accounts Manager in preparing cash flows statements for all branches and MFI

    Maintain sufficient controls systems

  • Keeps a systematic monitoring of all the
    area office and branches under the area supervision equipment &monitor its movements and reviews its condition as compared to its book value

  • Ensure timely and accurate monthly bank reconciliation and prompt action taken on reconciling items

  • Support and provide oversight to the other financial accounting staff at head office and branch level

  • Provide feedback to HRD on training needs of staff directly or indirectly reporting to him/her;

  • Reviews the work of accountant in his/her area of operation

    Ensure and assists in the preparation of documents for both internal and external

  • Provides assistance in any audit or examination to be conducted by the external auditor, government agencies as well as other parties dully authorized by the Board of directors or the CEO to conduct such activity


  • Promptly produce regular financial and other reports on monthly, quarterly, yearly and as needed

    Job Requirements

  • BA degree or diploma in Accounting,

  • Chartered Accountant is an added advantage,

  • 6 years of relevant experience for BA degree or 8 years for diploma,

  • Determined personality with initiative, perseverance and the ability to motivate and manager a team,

  • Capability and willingness to take responsibility and highly developed sense of integrity,

  • Understand and be ready to comply and live up to and in accordance with the organization ideals, mission, vision, objectives and core values,

  • Be proficient in Microsoft office, sun systems and excellent use of spreadsheets,

  • Highly developed sense of reliability and accuracy,

  • Be a good trainer, facilitator, mentor and coach, Very good communication skills

    How to Apply

  • Candidates who fulfill the above requirements can submit the application letter, updated curriculum vitae with names and addresses of up to 3 references and non-returnable copies of credentials in person to: Central area Operations Office/Lideta or

  • Women applicants are highly encouraged to apply

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