Inkomoko Vacancy Announcement

July 15, 2023

Job Overview

  • Position: Senior Accountant
  • Job Time: Full-Time
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Place of Work: Addis Ababa, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
  • Posted date: 1 week ago
  • Application Deadline: July, 21/2023

Job Description

Inkomoko supports entrepreneurs to grow their businesses in order to improve livelihoods, create jobs, and help communities thrive.

Founded in 2012, Inkomoko has worked with more than 60,000 entrepreneurs across East Africa, including thousands of refugee entrepreneurs. Inkomoko provides a combination of training, consulting, access to finance, and market-level systems change. We are the largest lender to refugee entrepreneurs in Africa.  

Inkomoko has +300 staff in 20 offices across Rwanda, Kenya, and Ethiopia, and is expanding in 2023 into South Sudan. Through Inkomoko’s 2030 strategic plan, we are adding 4 additional countries to serve more than 550,000 entrepreneurs and growing our $30M loan fund.  

Company Values

All staff at Inkomoko are connected to a shared set of organizational values:

  • Purpose: be solutions-oriented, produce high-quality work, and be a global leader.
  • Achievement: push yourself to reach beyond what you previously thought possible. 
  • Improvement: be humble, and engage in continuous growth through open & accurate feedback.
  • Bravery: willing to take risks, create a safe space for others, be compassionate, and inclusive.
  • We Eat Goat: we celebrate success and support each other in hard times. We do this work together in the spirit of turikumwe, tuko pamoja, abren nen, urang babarengan.

Inkomoko reflects the communities we serve. Displaced persons and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

About the Opportunity

Inkomoko has a Senior Accountant in each of our country offices, reporting directly to the Country Finance Manager. This is a highly technical role, requiring precision in accounting, finance, and attention to detail. Responsibilities include supervising staff for transaction management, reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining the general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. Specifically, the role entails:



  • Effectively handle all day-to-day accounting and financial operations, supervising junior finance staff in bookkeeping practices and transaction management. 
  • Supervise and contribute to the recording of all company transactions, payment, and billing
  • Tracking actuals v budget, and producing reports on various company, department, and donor budgets
  • Conduct monthly accounts reconciliation and end-month closing procedures
  • Provide real-time cash flow forecasts based on available financial information including contracts and project status. 
  • Asset and inventory management including but not limited to running depreciation, capturing additions and disposals and physical asset verification


  • Maintain internal controls, procedures, and policies to ensure proper fiscal management, documentation, and compliance
  • Review of practices to protect and detect any fraud
  • Develop any needed SOPs, aligning with colleagues across the finance department
  • Tax compliance management and supporting tax planning.  
  • Work with AR/AP Associate to ensure effective invoicing, payment recording and receipting. 
  • Manage staff advance reconciliations. 
  • Ensure compliance with client/donor finance guidelines in project implementation. 
  • Proactively keep abreast of regulations in consultation with leadership to ensure continuous compliance 


  • Other department meetings, strategic planning, and support to the CFO, Finance Director and other leaders as needed. 
  • Upskilling junior staff, and providing management support of their work
  • Other duties as may be required from time to time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Successful candidates will have both technical skills in finance, plus alignment with the company’s vision and values. Successful candidates must navigate fast-paced environments with enthusiasm and incredible attention to detail.

Minimum qualifications include

  • University degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field
  • Professional qualification (CPA, ACCA, CIFA or CFA) will be an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years of work experience in finance, with previous experience in AR/AP
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint presentation
  • Analytical skills with the ability to pay attention to details
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work independently with the highest level of personal integrity
  • English and the country’s national language fluency is required

What You’ll Get

This role is inside a high-growth, mission-driven social enterprise. By joining, you’ll access:

  • Competitive salary, and potential KPI-based bonus
  • Incredible company culture, including deep investment in your learning and growth
  • Diverse colleagues and policies that show our commitment to equity and inclusion 
  • Talented, passionate, and committed team colleagues across the region
  • Ability to make a significant social impact to your community
  • Generous health insurance, staff savings, parental leave, sabbatical, and more benefits.

If you’re excited about this role, please submit your cover letter and CV.  

Tell us about what you’ll bring to this growing company.

As a company, we have policies in place that promote diversity, equity and inclusion at all levels

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Employment is conditional upon successful background checks and other verification as needed.

How to Apply


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