LonAdd Consultancy PLC Vacancy Announcement

Job Overview

  • Recruiter: LonAdd Consultancy PLC( Recruiter/ 86214)
  • Category: Accounting and Finance, Business and Administration
  • Position: Accountant 
  • Deadline: May 29, 2023

Job Requirements

Educational Background, Experience


  • BA degree in Accounting or Business Administration from a reputable institution. 


  • A minimum of 4-5 years’ experience in an accounting role. 

Job Description

LonAdd HR Consultancy Plc (www.lonadd.com) is a Recruitment & Outsourcing Company based in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, with branch offices in Dukem and Hawassa. 

We are looking to recruit a Qualified Accountant – Taxation and payroll to join On Behalf of Our Client.

Purpose of the Job

The main purpose of the job is to prepare monthly payroll and taxation reports.

Main Responsibilities


  • Accurately calculating wages, salaries, taxes and other benefits ensuring employees are paid for the work done, that the gross and the net pay have been correctly calculated and authorized.
  • Auditing overtime hours to ensure they have been correctly calculated by HR.
  • Updating the payroll system for changes in pay rates and maintain a record on a monthly basis for new hires, terminations and changes in pay rates.
  • Ensure proper documentation are provide for new hires, termination, and changes in pay rates.
  • Ensure payroll updates are received from HR by the 18th of each month.
  • Ensure all employees are paid by the 30th of each month (submission to banks on 30th of each month).
  • Prepare monthly payroll reports.


  • Complete required tax reporting (VAT, WHT, Income tax, Pension & Corporation Tax) in a timely manner.
  • Ensure accuracy of the GL to fiscal invoices.
  • Prepare monthly tax reconciliation of the general ledger against tax reporting.
  • Continually updates legislative understanding by reviewing, interpreting, and implementing new or revised laws.
  • Coordinate with auditors, both Company and Government.
  • Maintain the list of POS machines and conduct monthly status check. Ensure proper documentation are provided for machines under maintenance and follow up on the authorization process of new and to be discarded POS machines.
  • Process annual tax clearances for licenses renewal and as may be required.

Financial systems

  • Operate and maintain payroll module.
  • Ensure proper integration between HR, payroll module & General Ledger.
  • Operate and maintain the e-tax and TAAS systems
  • Train colleagues on e-tax and TAAS filing.


  • Should always be aiming to meet set targets on daily, weekly, monthly according to set annual overall KPI’s set separately per annum.
  • Record and maintain reports on all activities performed.
  • Submits reports to managers in a complete and timely manner.
  • Report to the Accounts Supervisor on a daily basis.
  • Provide cover for other team members as and when required. 
  • Undertake any additional duties as may be given by the Accounts Supervisor and or Finance Manager.
  • Provide weekly timesheet covering achievements realized. 

How to Apply

Interested applicants with the required qualifications and experience should submit

Personal CV, indicating all past positions held and their main underlying functions, their durations (month/year), the qualifications, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate, and at least three (3) the most recent professional references of previous supervisors. References may also include peers.

A cover letter (maximum length: 1 page) indicating why the candidate considers him-/herself to be suitable for the position.

via email to [email protected], by putting Application for Accountant – Taxation and payroll  in the subject box.

Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted

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