The Department of Accounting was one of the Departments of Unity University (Unity) that existed during the establishment of the then Unity College in 1997. The Department commenced its operation with diploma program in accounting. Subsequently, it introduced its degree program in accounting in 1999. Starting from 2012, the Department of Accounting has upgraded its program and has changed its name to “Department of Accounting and Finance” and is running a degree program in regular and evening sessions, Unity University offers the similar program in distance mode too. The same program is offered in Addis Ababa (Gerji), Adama, and Dessie Campuses.
Since 2014/2015 Academic Year, the Department has started offering Master of Science Degree in Accounting and Finance,in its regular and extension programs.