Admin/Accounts Officer

Addis Ababa
2017-12-08 10:48:15

We are looking for an Admin/Accounts Officer based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

As an Admin/Accounts Officer you will be an integral part of establishing one of H&M’s newest and most exciting production markets. We are looking for someone who has good knowledge of the full office operations and can be involved in different projects developing our operation with focus on efficiency and growth.

H&M, Puls Trading Far East Ltd. is operating worldwide with a business concept to offer fashion and quality at the best price in a sustainable way. It employs more than 161,000 employees around the world with its production head office in Hong Kong. We have chosen Ethiopia as the hub of our East Africa operations and have made it the target of our biggest purchases in the coming many years. It has been about four years since we are operational in the country/region and Ethiopia-made clothes are already being sold in many of our stores across the world.

What will you do?

Primarily You Will

In this role, you will be engaged through a wide range of office operation tasks to ensure smooth functioning of the office.

Ensure daily operations are executed, e.g. access control, purchasing and maintenance of office supplies, car and fuel management

Liaise with different ministries, immigration office to process official papers.

Facilitate and coordinate travels

Liaising with vendors to benchmark costs and price negotiation

Support renovation and relocation projects

Monitor and ensure maintenance work is done proactively and/or repair is carried out within the quickest timeframe

Assist Ad Hoc Projects – Sourcing potential venues for external meetings, including dinner options as well as launching in-house employee events

Work with Operations Manager to improve operations, streamline admin procedures for an improved internal process

Together with our Accounting Responsible ensure correct and on-time payments and bookings

Ensure compliance with all relevant legal and tax requirements

Support the Supply Chain Production team with information and guidance concerning Admin/Accounting/Operations Routines

International employee and visitor’s administration eg. Housing, work permit, resident ID, visa

Participate in the different kind of HR projects/operations

Who will you work with?

In this role, you will join a dynamic and energetic team based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. You will be part of the operations team and report to the Operations Manager. You will interact regularly with colleagues based locally as well as across the globe.

Who are you?

We Really Want You To Join Our Team If You Are

At H&M we value your personal qualities as much as your professional skills.

Open minded and want to work in an energetic and fast-paced environment

You have strong organizational skills and can communicate clearly in both English and Amharic at all levels.

You can lead yourself and others informally through H&M’s values

Have a degree in Business administration or related fields with at least 5 years’ experiences in similar roles.

Knowledge of computers and proficient user of MS Office package

How long is the contract duration?

Focus for this role is to cover for our current Admin/Accounts Officer’s absence for 6 months (January – June 2017) Dates can potentially be discussed based on needs.

However, depending on performance and skillset of the candidate there might be possibility of contract extension (i.e. changing the contract type to a long term local contract).

Does this sound like you?

Please submit your application latest 19th December 2017 including your CV and personal letter stating why you are the best candidate for this position via ethiojobs OR send an email to

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us on

We look forward to your application!

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