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Job Type:Private Business


Fields of Education: Bachelors Degree in accounting or related field. (additional professional qualifications are an added advantage)


Organization: DAI Ltd – Land Investment for Transformation programme


Salary : negotiable




Application Dead line:2016-02-22


DAI Ltd – Land Investment for Transformation programme

Vacancy Announcement


Job Title : Senior Accountant

Vacancy No. LIFT /VAC/002/2016


Duty Stations

  • HO Addis  Ababa

Minimum Qualification and experience

  • Bachelors Degree in accounting or related field. (additional professional qualifications are an added advantage)
  • 7 years experience in finance and operations
  • Strong management and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Fluent in English
  • Competence in IT – including excel, Microsoft Word and one accounting package

Scope of the work


  • Full support to the FLM to implement robust I  management system
  • Prepare periodically  financial plans as required for project implementation on a timely basis  
  • Up on close consultation with the department heads (Component managers) prepare cash request from HO to project’s bank account on a timely basis
  • Review the financial documents from the region, and advice the FLM to approve the same for final recording
  • Enter financial transactions of h head office and that regions into the computerize accounting system                
  • Reconcile all Bank accounts
  • Prepare project monthly, quarterly biannual and yearly financial reports and submit to the FLM and PM for approval before submitting to DA/HO on regular basis and annually to the Audit
  • Check and ensure all expenditures of project are in accordance with the programme FM/HR manual
  • Check budget lines to ensure that  all transactions are correctly booked to the correct Department /Nominal / Region an Unique identification lines or in gnarl properly follow up the implementation of the programme COA’s  
  •  Ensure documentation relating to payments are duly approved by the PM and FLM
  • Ensure petty cash is reviewed and updated and records are kept up-to-date
  • Facilitate audits from head office and other external bodies
  • Manage the payroll process


  • Supporting Region Adminstrative staff
  • Liaising with suppliers and crown agents to ensure timely supply of requirements
  • Periodic report on the stores consumable as well as fixed asset balance
  • Review and approve the fund and material request of the region for final authorization of the supervisor


  •  Coordinate accountants /Admin assistant in the finance and logistics team and that of regions
  • Prepare and monitor work plan for the team

Duration and  Nature Appointment

The Initial appointment will be for 12 months, with a 45 days probation period. Based on satisfactory performance, the appointment can be extended to the completion of the project period


Interested applicants who meet the above requirements are invited to submit their CV and covering Letter detailing their relevant experience  to Matt wood house and copy to

Application Deadline: 22 of February 2016                       





















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