Demand Trading PLC Vacancy announcement

Demand Trading PLC would like to invite qualified and competent applicants to apply for the following vacant post.

 1: Import/Export Documentation Officer

Place of work: Addis Ababa

Job Description

To maintain adherence to a company’s policy in enhancing client relations, export documentation officers maintain contact with customers to inform them on the status of their shipments. He/she will be responsibilities maintaining an open office communication line for answering clients’ questions and providing helpful information to other callers.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Exchange bank details with client, receive shipping instruction and draft LC
  • Forward specification to operations for coffee preparation
  • Ensure coffee is already at warehouse
  • Ensure client’s approval of coffee
  • Process certificate (quality, phytosanitary, fumigation etc.)
  • Receive permit and forward to transistor along with shipping instruction and Invoice
  • Follow up, facilitate and secure certificate (quality, phytosanitary, fumigation etc.)
  • Follow up and receive staffing report and request BOL
  • Receive and confirm BOL with the shipping line.
  • Follow up ICO, TC, GSP, Annexes etc.
  • Verify and compile documents and forward to facilitator
  • Submit documents to the bank
  • Follow up and ensure the banks send documents to buyer’s bank
  • File copies of all documents in customer file.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the General Manager or Division Head

Skill and educational background

  • BA degree in logistic supply chain management, Business Management, Accounting, Marketing or related field of study.
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience
  • Proven work experience as a Documentation Specialist or similar role
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Multitasking ability
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Relevant training and/or certifications as a Documentation Specialist
  • Willing to work long hours when necessary.

2: Senior Accountant

Main responsibilities:

  • Manage accounts and payments, and collect revenue for the company.

Specific tasks:

  • Follow up and prepare documents to pay all government taxes including income, withholding, VAT and revenue stamp. Effect these payments as per the documents.
  • Prepare payrolls and pay staff salary, and pay staff salary taxes and pension contributions to the relevant government authority.
  • Follow-up contracts and collect payments signed with the company
  • Verify and keep all financial records.
  • Produce company financial reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Safely keep checks and petty cash.
  • Prepare documents and effect payments when authorized.
  • Prepare and submit government reports related to taxes and finance.
  • Issue Z reports from the cash register machine at the beginning and end of the month.
  • Provide other necessary office support to the company head.

Skill and educational background

  • BA degree in accounting and at least 4 years of experience working with private firms as an accountant.
  • Knowledge with IFRS accounting system,
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in import/export business especially in coffee/
  • Knowledge of Ethiopia’s taxation policy
  • Excellent communication skills in English and local languages
  • Experience in Peachtree accounting software plus Microsoft office applications

  Application way

Applicants who fulfill the above-mentioned criteria could submit detailed curriculum vitae along with supporting documents/credentials accompanied by cover letter to [email protected] within 7 days.

”Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted”.

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