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Junior Accountant Officer

Job Overview

  • Accounting/Finance
  • Full time
  • Not Defined
  • Fresh-Graduate

Job Description

Junior Accountant Officer

Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #019/2019

GIZ- AU Program




As a provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development and international education work, GIZ – Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit – is dedicated to building a future worth living around the world.


Around the world, we have over 50 years of experience in a wide variety of areas, including rural and economic development, education and employment, energy and the environment, and peace and security. Together with our partners, we work to deliver flexible, effective and cost-effective solutions that offer people better prospects and sustainably improve their living conditions.


As a public-benefit German federal enterprise, we are committed to meeting our clients’ high standards of transparency and accountability. The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is our main commissioning party. European Union institutions, the United Nations, the private sector and national governments also benefit from our services.


In Ethiopia, GIZ has been implementing development programmes on behalf of the German government for over 40 years together with our national partners. The focus of our work in the country is on vocational education, sustainable use of natural resources, land management and food security, biodiversity and forestry. Other programmes e.g. enhance development of a sustainable textile sector and renewable energies in Ethiopia.


GIZ AU Office Ethiopia would like to recruit fulltime Junior Accountant Officer as per the detail below:  


Position:                      Junior Accountant Officer

Place of Work:             Addis Ababa

Application deadline: February 15, 2019

Required Candidate:    One



·         dealing with all questions arising in this area

·         identifying relevant problems and issues and assisting in formulating implementation-oriented solutions

·         further developing instruments and assisting in introducing innovation and change

·         managing knowledge by disseminating and documenting know-how, experience and information


Managing the daily cash fund


·         is responsible for cash based on the vouchers collected daily

·         reconciles the cash book and cash account daily

·         reports any surplus or shortfall in cash

·         reports without delay if the cash holding reaches a minimum level


Financial services


·         support with compiling and submitting complete financial documents to GIZ Office under the guidance and supervision of the finance and administration officers;

·         is involved in drawing up the annual internal controlling schedule and reports and assists on follow-up of auditor’s findings;

·         preparing monthly withholding tax payment and paid to ERCA every month

·         preparing VAT reimbursement monthly and send to CO and follow up the refund.

·         compile and quality control for Tax declaration report and send to CO

·         managing (controlling, distributing and ensuring timely replacement) of the office stationery for the coordination office

·         is responsible for documentation and filing financial and administrative documents

Other duties/additional tasks

·         performs other duties and tasks at the request of management


Other knowledge, additional competences


·         good working knowledge of ICT technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)

·         very good knowledge of the English language

·         willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management 

Job Requirements

Required qualifications, competences and experience

·         B.A Degree in Accounting/Finance from recognized university/college

·         Fresh graduate 0 years of experience.

·         Familiarity with relevant accounting software and proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel;

·         Strong interpersonal and service skills;

·         Strong organization and time management skills.

How To Apply

Application procedure:


Applicants should send a cover letter expressing their interest in Internship. Please be informed that you are only allowed to apply for this internship if you are graduated not longer than six months ago. Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their motivation letter along with their non-returnable recent CV via Ethiojobs or                   Email: [email protected]

Note: -                                                                                                                          


Please make sure you mention the Vacancy Number ‘Junior Accountant Officer

 #019/2019’ in the subject line of your email application. Due to large number of applications we categories applications with the vacancy numbers. Applications without vacancy numbers in subject lines might not be categorized in the appropriate folder and could be disqualified.


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Applications from qualified women are encouraged

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