OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE:

  • Bookkeeping, cashbooks, bank reconciliations and creditors/debtors processing.

  • Assist in preparing monthly management accounts.

  • Assist in audit deliverables. 

  • Assist in preparation of the annual budget.

  • Ensure compliance requirements are met (VAT returns etc.).

  • Any other cognate and admin duties. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Examine payment to Creditors and all other charge bills.

  • Book entries in Cash Book, Ledger, Journal etc…. 

  • Extract Trial Balance, keep Assets Register and Control Bank Balances.

  • Maintain Proper Revenue Collection and Banking Systems.

  • Assist in the preparation of Final Accounts.

  • Compile schedules and information required for the preparation of Statutory reports and returns to the regulator, annual estimates and final accounts.

  • Maintain accounting records such as cash flow budgets and financial forecasts. 

  • Review reconciliation and ensure smooth follow-up of outstanding items i.e. bank reconciliation statement, prompt banking and payment.

  • Prepare vouchers before payments.

  • Verify all accounting statements produces for statutory purpose and management.

  • Report on all internal audit matters and deficiencies and to propose remedial action. 

  • Ensure proper safeguard and banking of revenue collected.

  • Monitor allocated budget for each item.

  • Reconciliation of Accounting System to PMS and POS system.

  • Filing and safeguarding the company’s assets, invoices, agreements and others. 

  • Any other cognate duties as may be entrusted to the candidate from time to time.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A minimum of two years’ of working experience in an accounting position.

  • A high level of planning, organisational and administration skills.

  • The capacity to be self-reliant, dynamic, flexible and confident.

  • The ability to work under pressure.

  • Good written and verbal English and French communication.

  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office.

QUALIFICATION:

IDEAL

  • Partly Qualified ACCA or an equivalent professional qualification with good results in Accounting and Mathematics at HSC Level.

  • University graduate in Accounting/Finance or related majors. 

MINIMUM

  • Higher School Certificate with Accounting.

  • Diploma in Accounting/Finance from a recognised institution or ACCA Level 2 would be an advantage.

  • 2 year of practical experience in an accounting function.

  • Knowledge of advance accounting and bookkeeping procedures.