Account Assistant – Ref: AAU/01/2021

Posted 3 years ago

Our client, a mid-level hardware business is seeking to recruit an Accounts Assistant to assist in executing the accounting function. The Accounts Assistant shall review and reconcile accounts, process payments to external partners, maintain updated records of invoices and receipts manage procurement and ensure integrity in the process, provide reliable, timely and value-driven service to the institution and its customers.

Reporting to the Business Manager, the ideal candidate’s key roles and responsibility shall include the following:  

  • Carrying out banking and reconciliation for MOMO, Airtel money, VISA and any other transactions on timely basis.
  • Suppliers reconciliations.
  • Providing support in debt collections and ensuring that customer credit limits are adhered to.
  • Cash flow planning and management.
  • Taking charge of initiating payments for suppliers and various service providers through preparation of payment vouchers, Cheques and any other relevant documents.
  • Management of petty cash for the business and ensuring 100% compliance.
  • Preparation of performance reports on timely basis.
  • Ensuring timely preparation and remittance of statutory deductions and any other fees payables.
  • Manage company expenses.
  • Work closely with the auditors and ensure audit process is concluded.
  • Ensure that the company meet its profitability target.
  • Ensure that all cash collected are banked in the respective Banks and accounts on daily basis.
  • Ensuring all the daily transactions are updated in the system and ensuring that all the ledgers are fully updated.

Educational Qualification, Skills Experience:

  • A university graduate in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, Business, or related discipline with sound leadership skills.
  • At least CPA II qualification or ACCA
  • Sound technical abilities and up-to-date knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting.
  • Minimum of two years proven working experience.
  • Experience in planning and implementing strategies.
  • Excellent written, oral or verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to perform tasks with minimal guidance and supervision.
  • Ability to manage complex projects and multitask.

If you qualify for the above position, please send your application, clearly indicating the reference number for the position applied for and attaching your curriculum vitae to on or before the close of business of Thursday 16th August 2021.

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