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Project Accountant- Chiro/Diredawa Contract Job

2023-02-10 18:25   Accounting and finance   Dire Dawa   125 views
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Job Description

CEFA (European Committee for Training and Agriculture) is a Non-Government Organization whose headquarter is in Bologna, Italy. CEFA works in North/East Africa and Latin America with international donors, mainly in the following activities: 1) Rural economy with production, transformation and commercialization of agricultural products; 2) Crafting products; 3) Basic infrastructures to guarantee water access, requalification and environment protection of the territory and the use of renewable energies; 4) Technical and Management training. In Ethiopia CEFA is registered since April 2018.
About The role 
CEFA is looking for a Project Accountant for MAPS Project 
Roles and Responsibility  are:-
  • Maintain Petty Cash account, and disburse necessary cash for expenses upon verification that necessary authorizations obtained.
  •   Ensure correct procurement process followed.
  •   Perform cash counts on a monthly basis.
  •  Scan all financial documents and send to CO every month
  •  Ensure all necessary documentations are gathered, and each transaction documented both in paper and in accounting software correctly.
  •  Keep organized and secure filing system for all financial documents, both in hard and soft copies.
  •  Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded
  •  Invoice processing and filing.
  •  Recording and filing cash transactions.
  •  Follow up advances and settlements
  •  Assist Finance and Administration Manger in the preparation of monthly/yearly closings
  •  Monitoring daily communications and answering any queries.
  •  Ensuring payments, amounts and records are correct.
  •  Report/pay Government taxes, withholding
  •  Make travel arrangements, such as flights, cars, and hotel reservations
  •  Carry out administrative duties such as copying, binding, scanning, etc.
  •  Assist in the preparation of annual plan and  reports for ACSO,
  •  Follow up expatriates work permit and visa renewal with the support of the program deputy and logistic manager.
  •  Process legal paper documents from relevant government offices with the support of the program deputy and logistic manager.
  • Ensure all files are kept in order and ready for audit by ensuring compliance with filing procedures
  • Ensure the monthly utility bills are paid on time
  • Ensure all files are kept in order and ready for audit by ensuring compliance with filing procedures
  • Keep track, record and properly manage the issue and letters, which the organization gets from governmental body or other entity.
  • Maintain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies
  • Maintain the annual leave and holiday calendars
  •  Support coordination team by reviewing, comparing, analyzing documents for the products and services to be purchased
  • Support coordination team by Participate in the preparation of bidding documents, supplier shortlists and other documents based on CEFA procedures for the procurement of goods and services
  • Participate in preparation of draft contract agreements for supplier and services provider under the supervisions of CR, CA and DP&LM
  • Following inventories and maintaining accurate purchase and pricing records
  • Maintain complete procurement documents and records and ensure that the records kept properly for future reference.
  • Perfect knowledge of Ethiopian accounting, taxation and procurement rules/regulation;
  • Perform any other task assigned by the supervisor 



Job Requirements

.        BA in Accounting and Finance with more than 5 years of work  experience in NGO

·         Relevant experience in procurement procedures;

·         Fluent in English and Amharic and local language  in field office,will be advantageous

·         Organizational and multi-tasking skills;

·         Computer skills, including Microsoft Office Tools;

·         Demonstrate proficiency with MS Excel spreadsheet skills;

·         Highly motivated and able to work independently, taking initiative, setting priorities;

·         Excellent in Planning, organizing and time Management skill

·         Attention to details; Good in report writing in English


How to Apply

  • Your application letter/cover letter must include the following information.
  1. ·          Name of the position you have applied for
  2.           Motivation/objective of why you have applied for the job
  3. ·          Permanent Address and present address ·     
  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  •   We are not accepting CVs that are not sent through the indicated links.·      
  •  Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early
  •  References will be taken and background checks will be carried out in conformity with CEFA’s  Policy. CEFA  operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all persons meeting the skills and experience required.
  •  Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Feb 19, 2023


Company Description
CEFA Onlus Ethiopia