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Senior Accountant


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Metro International Human Resources PLC


Koka, OR, Ethiopia 



Employment Type:

Full time

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Job Description:

 Detailed responsibilities
The incumbent will be responsible to:
 Support Country Finance SBS Lead to secure a solid bedrock for finance activities in the country
 Support Country Finance SBS Lead to deliver high quality set of accounting data to facilitate group, statutory and tax reporting
 Support Country Finance SBS Lead with delivering Finance SBS services (as defined in global policies and process standards) to local Business, with specific focus to statutory and local tax related processes

 Work closely with Finance Business Partner in ensuring that management reports are ready in time for management meeting.
 Review all General ledger postings.
 Compute & Post Work in progress.
 Prepare cash flow
 Prepare depreciation schedule and  Allocation to plants
 Reconcile General ledger to Fixed assets system
 Follow-up with suppliers on differences
 Pass adjusted Journal Vouchers to the General ledger.
 Generate stores consumption monthly
 Monitor usage of stocks not in maintimedia e.g. plastic
 Quarterly stock-take planning
 Pass adjusting Journal vouchers to the general ledger.
 Switching cash between bank accounts to meet payment needs
 Request for petty cash
 Organize when to pay the salaries
 Reconcile the bank accounts to the general ledger.
 Prepare monthly mgt. reports
 Prepare the audit set
 Prepare audit schedules explaining variances
 Reconcile Audited accounts to Hyperion general ledger.
 Plan for the audit & provide required information.
 follow-up claims with Tax Authorities
 Monitor utilization of approved VAT set-off against PAYE.
 General Expenditure control and cost consciousness.
 Reconcile internal schedules to audited accounts
 Post monthly pension to a/cs.
 Maintain staff gratuities schedules
 Other activities as required
Critical Knowledge: Analytical mind. Questions all things for their rationale. Seeks to improve on existing systems and seek for better ways of working.

Critical Experience: 4 Years progressive experience in a busy accounting/auditing environment.

Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities

Technical- B.Com (Accounting or Finance option) with an excellent performance at secondary school level. Ability to handle multiple unrelated tasks and achieve best results in all.

Professional-Full ACCA qualification

Personal attributes-Desire for results, highest integrity, open-minded and accepts criticism for improvement and ready to work under pressure. Good at giving instructions and guiding others.
Critical leadership capabilities:
Drive others to attain best results

 Other behaviors critical for the role
 Ability to work under pressure.
 Ability to enforce adherence to company policies.
 Ability to exhibit patience and tolerance.
 Be able to provide appropriate and timely feedback.
Essential Syngenta Competencies
• Innovative
Offer support to the line managers in challenging and improving the current way of doings things to increase labour productivity and efficiency.
• Decisive
Demonstrate ability to take prudent action with little oversight.
• Communicative
Demonstrates openness in communication to others, able to communicate to general workers in a language they can understand, listens well and incorporates the thoughts and ideas of others.
• Trusted
Track record for building trust and reliability to deliver required results.
• Team-oriented
Ability to work in a team of other managers keeping in minds the overall company objectives.
• Results-oriented
Ability to deliver required results and support.

Our clinet is a swith based multinational company operating in Ethiopia for deacdes. Currenty the company wants a senior Accountant for their site at oromia Koka. Employees can reside at Adama or Debreziet as the company provided transport services.
 Role Profile

Job Requirements:

BA degree in Accounting with 4-5 years of manufcatring or FMCG expereince

How To Apply:

Please send your application at metrointernationalhr@gmail.com

Company Info
Metro International Human Resources PLC
Addis Ababa, AA, Ethiopia

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