Category:  Accounting and Finance
Location:  Chiro (Asebe Teferi), Oromia
Career Level:  Junior Level (1+ – 2 years experience)
Employment Type:  Full time
Salary:  According to the organization scale


Job Description

Handle confidential documents ensuring they remain secure

Prepare invoices or financial statements and provide assistance in book keeping

Make all payments with a proper payment request form and through/with original invoices and/or approved e-mails

Make sure all invoices and other payment initiating support documents are original, free of cancellation, and readable

Assist the accountant in replenishing all finance-related documents on time, ensuring that records show up-to-date balance, and ensuring that the cash-count always matches the register balance

Ensure that all externally generated invoices have VAT receipts unless specifically justified and approved by superior, before payment is incurred

Check that all financial documents are reviewed and approved before payment is affected

Keep records of all amounts paid and received by stamping PAID & RECEIVED to avoid double payment

Make sure cash receipt voucher is not issued for inter-account transfers (i.e. transfer from bank account to petty cash account for replenishment)

Assist accountant with bank reconciliation queries at the end of every month within the reporting deadline limit

Assist accountant with petty cash account reconciliation at the end of every month

Assist accountant on monthly cash count, immediately communicating and reporting for any cash short or cash over to accountant is MANDATORY

Ensure files are kept and maintained

Maintaining all necessary information of the assets in detail

Ensuring inventory remains accurate and up to date

Perform other related tasks as per the supervisor’s request

Job Requirements

Person Specifications

Diploma in Accounting or related field

2+ years’ experience

Ability to understand and respect the cultural, religious, and political environment and to work well with staff and local authorities in a diplomatic manner

Good interpersonal skills and team player with sensitivity to cultural diversity


Ability to plan own work, set priorities, complete work under pressure or when faced with competing demands

Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel

How to Apply

Interested applicants are invited to send their cv and copies of relevant documents through the following email address or PO Box within 8 working days from the first date of this announcement.

In the application letter/email, mention the position applied to

P.O. Box 231

Chiro, West Hararghe, Oromia | Ethiopia

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted