Country Financial Controller/Senior Accountant-Ethiojobs

BRITISH COUNCIL is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Country Financial Controller/Senior Accountant in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Job Description

  • Complete all Financial  tasks required for the  Financial  month end process, being accountable to the   Cluster  Financial Controller  for  the   per-closing  and   month end  closing steps,  including maintenance of accounting records. As part of this the  role  will also  be  responsible for carrying out  all accounting transactions and  adjustments (accruals, deferrals and  provisions), including Inter company accounting, ensuring appropriate use  of these in line with accounting rules.
  • Assist with  manual  journals   and   off-system  payments   requests  ensuring accuracy  and compliance with relevant policies.
  • Preparation of local Tax submissions and other statutory returns to Cluster Financial Controller for approval.
  • Produce periodic reports relating to Financial accounting for  the  operation as  requested  by Senior Financial Controller for the  cluster 3 Senior Accountant – Ethiopia
  • Complete Travel & Expenses audits as per policy  addressing issues in a promptly manner.
  • Supports Cluster Financial Controller with the creation of billing documents once the process has  been initiated by the  country’s operations.
  • Support the process of  Income  in  kind  submissions including maintenance  of  supporting documentation.

Job Requirement

  • Qualified/Chartered Accountant (ACCA, ACA, CPA, CIMA,   etc.),   minimum  of  2 years post     qualification experience in a similar accounting role.
  • Highly organized  and deadline oriented, High level of accuracy and  attention to detail,  Experience in working with  a  diverse team, Experience of an ERP system
  • Experience     working    with SAP, working in a charity, NGO/INGO, etc are desirable.

How to Apply

British   Council is  an  Equal  Opportunity  Employer  and  encourages  applications from suitably qualified female and  disabled candidates.

A detailed role profile  for the  post and  a definition guide for British Council  behaviors and  Core  Skills can  be  obtained from  our  website at;

Only  applications on  the standard form  must be  accepted.  All completed application  forms  must be  submitted to  the  address by  5 September 2019 at 5:00pm (EAT).

British Council  Ethiopia

PO Box 1043

Comoros Street Tel. 011 6174300

Addis Ababa,  Ethiopia

Only short-listed candidates will be  contacted.

Deadline Date September 5, 2019

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