Accountant – Yamerd Trading PLC Vacancy Announcement

Yamerd Trading PLC Vacancy Announcement, May 2, 2023

Job Overview

  • Organization: Yamerd Trading PLC
  • Position: Accountant
  • Location: Head office in Addis Ababa City with some travel to the factory site in Gondar 
  • Experience Level: Mid Level (3 years)
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Date of Announcement: April 28, 2023
  • Deadline: May 4, 2023

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities 

  • Maintains appropriate chart of accounts and inventory items in Peachtree Accounting system. 
  • Collects and files systematically transactions supporting documents such as contract agreements, invoices, payment vouchers, receipt vouchers, bank advices, import documents, payroll, etc.
  • Prepares cost buildup sheet to calculate unit cost of import items.
  • Checks that monthly payroll deductions (such as payroll tax, pension, cost sharing, etc) are in line with enacted tax and pension laws of the country.
  • Codes invoices and record transactions in Peachtree Accounting system.
  • Files tax returns such as VAT, withholding tax, excise tax, payroll tax, pension, profit tax, etc with the appropriate tax offices timely.
  • Perform monthly reconciliations of debtors, creditors, stock items, bank accounts, etc.
  • Follow-up timely repayments of loans and advances, checks that interest charged on loans and advances are as per terms and conditions of loan agreements. 
  • Prepares journal entries to record depreciation expense, amortization expense, accruals, adjustment entries, etc.
  • Prepare financial reports as and when needed.
  • Facilitates financial statement audits by providing proper documentation and assistance as needed.
  • Maintain payment instruments, financial documents and records in a safe custody.
  • Responds to financial inquiries.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

No. required: one

Work place: Head office in Addis Ababa City with some travel to the factory site in Gondar

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Job Requirements

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of financial accounting and cost accounting.
  • Working experience with accounting software such as Peachtree Accounting
  • Good understanding of tax laws of the country.
  • Experience of e-tax, e-payment, etc.
  • Strong attention to detail (accounting and reporting accuracy and identification of errors)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office such as word processing, Excel, etc.
  • Female applicants are highly encouraged

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Banking & Finance from a recognized University
  • Minimum of three years of accounting experience in manufacturing industries preferably in beverage manufacturing companies.

How to Apply

Interested applicants who fulfill the job requirements listed above can submit their application letter, CV and relevant credentials via e-mail [email protected] in a single PDF file format. Please quote the position you are applying in the subject line of your email message. 

The closing date for submitting applications is within 7 consecutive days of this announcement. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further screening.


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