The National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE), re-established by proclamation No. 1133/2011, is the constitutionally mandated body to conduct elections, organize referendum and regulate political parties in Ethiopia. NEBE is working to boost its’ institutional strength with a special focus on enhancement of human resource capacity. Accordingly, NEBE would like to invite applicants for Accountant position who meet the following requirements to apply.

Required number: One

Reports to: Oromia Regional Office Head

Duty station: Oromia Regional Office, Addis Ababa

Duration: 12 months with a possibility of extension

Salary: Competitive

Expected Start Date: Immediately after concluding the contract


The accountant is responsible to maintain the accounting reporting process, ensure expenses are authorized and processed in accordance with the finance procedures, maintain accounting records, ensuring they are completed.


  • Maintain the accounting reporting process, ensuring the accuracy and completeness of all ledgers and all supporting documentations and compliance with finance and procurement regulations;
  • Ensure expenses are authorized and processed in accordance with agreed procedures and according to the finance regulation;
  • Maintain accounting records, ensuring they are complete, accurate, well archived and safeguarded;
  • Ensure agreed reporting dates are maintained according to the government’s policies;
  • Keep appropriate documentation, copy of returns and tax payment receipts for all applicable taxes (VAT, WHT and others) and report to the revenue authority monthly;
  • Overseeing the daily activities of the accounting department and ensuring that all major projects, month-end, and year-end reports are completed accurately and on time;
  • Preparing financial analyses and reports;
  • Maintaining and reconciling balance sheet and general ledger accounts;
  • Assisting with preparing and monitoring budgets;
  • Preparing revenue projections and forecasting expenditure;
  • Preparing federal, state, local, and special tax returns;
  • Give all supporting documents for audit purpose when required;
  • Must be able to work flexible hours; late hours and weekends as necessary.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Management or related required
  • 4 years of related work experience
  • Experience in public organization and working in IFMIS system is preferred.


  • Strong financial analysis skills;
  • Working knowledge of tax laws;
  • Strong organizational and stress management skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly with Excel;
  • Strong financial analysis skills;
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team;
  • Ability to work with little to no supervision;
  • Attention to detail and ability to analyze large amounts of data;
  • Proficiency with computers, especially bookkeeping software and MS Office;
  • Willingness to adhere to all principles of confidentiality and impartiality (Not being a member of any political party);
  • Fluency in both Amharic and Afan Oromo.

Interested applicants are invited to send non-returnable:

  • Application letter that explains why you fit for the post and updated CV
  • Three work related referees
  • All material sent to Human Resources Department, by email through hr.dept [at]
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further screening
  • Those who are interested can only apply via email within 10 days from this announcement.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply!

March 20, 2022 -- Expired