Posted date [2012-Oct-08]  (ID: 14141)
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Job Description


Title                                       Junior/Senior Accountant

Reports To                          Finance Manager

Location                               Mekelle, Ethiopia

Mekelle Farms PLC is the leading distributor of day-old chickens to rural farmers in Ethiopia. We are a rapidly growing company that believes in investing in our employees and offers many opportunities for career advancement. Mekelle Farms PLC is an international company.

Summary of Position

The Junior/Senior Accountant will contribute to the efficient and effective workings of the finance department by executing daily tasks with a strong attention to detail. This role will utilize strong accounting knowledge, time management skills and effective problem solving to ensure success.

Duties and Responsibilities

# Accounts Payable, includes processing invoices, following up with vendors and resolving discrepancies in a timely manner. Vendor maintenance in Peachtree

# Accounts Receivable, including processing payments, producing statement of accounts, collections on overdue accounts and account reconciliation when required. Customer maintenance in Peachtree

# Banking, processing bank deposits, including trips to the bank. All associated finance entries.

# Processing Employee expense reports, verifying expenses are within the company guidelines, correcting errors, questioning abnormal expenses and entering into the finance system.

# Company bank statement reconciliations and communication for obtaining supporting documentation.

# Invoice creation and distribution when required.

# Filing and records retention

# Assisting with Monthly and Year End tasks

# Reception and Administrative support

# Assist with Special projects as required

Compensation: 1,500 – 3,500 ETB per month based on experience

Qualification and skills requirement

Education: Diploma or BA in Accounting or related field

Experience: 2 or more years of relevant experience, 3 or more years of relevant experience if Diploma

Skills: Sound and practical knowledge of basic accounting skills, honesty, attention to detail, basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and Peachtree is mandatory; Basic English competency is also required

Application instructions: Mail your CV & Cover Letter to inquiries(at) with subject line “Applicant for Mekelle Farms Accountant Position”

Deadline: October 12, 2012

Only short-listed persons will be contacted

Post Details
Salary 1,500-3,500 ETB / month
No. of Vacant Posts 1
Location(City/Town) Mekelle
Contact person/Unit Joseph Shields
Closing Date 2012-Oct-10
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