Senior Accountant (Financial Reporting / Fashion / Retail) – Adama, Ethiopia

Location: Adama, Ethiopia, Ethiopia
Date Posted: 30-05-2018
Reference Number: RSB
Job Description:
A Global Tailoring provider of Men’s and Women’s fashion is seeking a Senior Accountant to be based in Ethiopia. They will perform financial reporting and Analysis, Prepare monthly financial statements, Control and follow up on major financial transactions for accurate and updated financial data and financial documents.  
  • Preparation of company monthly financial reports for internal purpose.
  • Preparation of company interim and annual financial statements for audit and reporting.
  • Preparation of payment documents (checks, payment vouchers and other) by ensuring availability of necessary legal source and supportive documents and legal authorization for local and foreign purchases.
  • Preparation of monthly bank reconciliation and accounts reconciliation.
  • Arrange the payment of trade creditors and other currently matured liabilities on maturity date based their legal documents.
  • Prepare up dated ledger balances for preparation of monthly and annual financial reports & Prepare fixed assets schedule for calculation depreciation and inventory valuation and counting plan for preparation of financial report.
  • Forecast cash flow positions, related borrowing needs, and available funds for investment.
  • Ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements.
  • Prepare weekly cash flow and control cash balance of the company.
  • Manage and supervise the accounting team (accountant (payroll and other) and junior accountant (cashier and other))
  • Follow up and ensure the accuracy of data entered in the system (financial data).
  • Follow and control proper posting of daily sales and payment transactions.
  • Follow up the payment of taxes (VAT, WHT, Salary tax, pension) per month based necessary documents on time and ensure availability of cash for payments.
  • Check the legal process of credit sales invoices and follow up collection of receivables and other advance payments on time.
  • Control and follow up on the preparation and handling of all financial documents as per finance policy of the company and audit requirements.
  • Follow up preparation of payroll and payment of monthly salary and other benefits to employees.
  • Control purchase procedures of the company and follow up advance settlement.
  • Perform other additional tasks given by the Finance Manager.
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • BA Degree in Accounting or in a related field.
  • 6+ years of experience in a Senior accounting role in the Textile industry or Manufacturing sector.
  • Practical experience of common accounting software and ERP systems.
  •  Good understanding of the local financial laws, accounting policies and procedures, tax regulations and general human resource laws and policies of Ethiopia.
  • Fluency in English.
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Robin Botha
Recruitment Consultant
CA Global Finance
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