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 inquiriesmekellefarms.com with subject line “Applicant for Mekelle Farms Accountant Position”
Deadline: October 12, 2012
Only short-listed persons will be contacted