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Financial Accountant


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Addis Ababa, AA, Ethiopia 


Accounting-Finance, Admin-Clerical-Secretarial

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Full time

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Job Description:

The Financial Accountant reports to the Head of Finance and Administration and is responsible for ensuring that all the transactions of the country programme are properly authorized and recorded into the finance software, PS Financials, in an accurate and timely manner.

Additionally, the financial accountant:
  • is responsible for checking the accuracy and validity of invoices, documents submitted for payments;
  • is responsible for recording all financial transactions into PSF, and arranging for authorized payments to be made;
  • is responsible for checking that payment requests are accurately coded to the correct project and expenditure account, and that there is sufficient available budget;
  • ascertains that project payments are made within the relevant grant period and are as per approved budget line items;
  • is responsible for ensuring that payment requests and documents are approved by authorized person/s according to the approval limits specified in the SHFC operations manual;
  • is responsible for the preparation of payment vouchers;
  • is responsible for the calculation and preparation of monthly payroll and related payments such as income tax, provident fund, pension scheme;
  • is responsible for the preparation of the monthly payroll reconciliation;
  • assists in checking of completeness of financial documents for external auditing;
  • performs all duties of the of the Senior Finance Manager in his/her absence;
  • performs other duties as assigned to her / him by the Head of Finance; 
Key Relationships:

  • Head, Finance and Administration
  • COO
  • CEO
  • Government Departments;
  • Banks, external auditors and other service providers

Job Requirements:

Knowledge and Experience
  • At least 4 years of experience in a similar post, preferably in Business Company.
Qualifications/Other Requirements
  • Degree in Accounting and Finance from recognized university Experience in the processing of financial transactions and ability to bring accounts to at least Trial Balance stage
  • Experience performing bank reconciliations
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Experience performing balance sheet reconciliations
Role Competencies
  • Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational and written skills
  • Willingness to work as part of a team, ability to follow direction
  • Excellent ICT skills including a good knowledge of MS Office and accounting software
  • Attention to detail and the ability to produce timely and accurate financial information

How To Apply:

Interested applicants can submit applications with non­returnable copies of credentials to the following address:
Synergy Habesha Films & Communication
Administration & Finance Department E­mail:
Submit a hard copy at our office located at
Bole Medhanialem, Lucky Building, 6th Floor; in front of Monarch Hotel
For further information you may call: +251 118­703853
Deadline: July 09, 2018

Company Info

Synergy Habesha Films and Communications
Addis Ababa, AA, Ethiopia

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