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Category:  Accounting and Finance
Location:  Chiro (Asebe Teferi), Oromia
Career Level:  Mid Level ( 2+ – 5 years experience)
Employment Type:  Full time
Salary:  According to the organization scale

Job Description

The accountant will serve in a full-time roll (starting with a 6-month contract) to cover the financial and accounting duties for PATH Ministries International. The accountant will be assisted by a cashier in fulfilling these duties. The accountant will be required to use/learn to use QuickBooks accounting software in order to work hand-in-hand with the international office.

Keep the account records by using the existing accounting system

Communicate with and coordinate with the US office-based accountant

Ensure financial rules & regulations are adhering to the existing procedures

Prepare the payroll and timely deposit of taxes to the tax authority

Ensure budgets are prepared in accordance with the designed program/projects

Prepare monthly bank and book reconciliations

Code all Cost and Expense Documents according to the company’s chart of accounts

Prepare and update Fixed Assets register and follow up the location of fixed assets

Collect, filter and prepare VAT, withholding, pensions, and income tax summary

Ensure that the procurement procedures of Vita/RTI is adhered

Ensure all financial documents are kept safe in an organized manner

Ensure the documents and work sheets are properly filled for future reference

Participate in preparation and year end closing of accounts for auditing

Make sure advance payments are being settled on regular basis.

Prepare and submit quarterly fund requests in reference to approved budget

Ensure that all procurements of goods and services are carried out with the objective of obtaining the best value for money and the best possible service to the requester


Performs other related duties as required


Job Requirements

Person Specifications

BA in Accounting

3+ years of experience

Knowledge of QuickBooks accounting software or willingness to quickly learn how to use it

Working proficiency in spoken and written Afan Oromo and English

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 and send financial reports on time

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with a high degree of proficiency in 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 or email,  mention the position you are applying for.


P.O. Box 231

Chiro, West Hararghe, Oromia | Ethiopia

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted



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