Accounts Officer

Closing Date: 
Friday, 24 August, 2018
Job Category: 
Accounting, Finance and Audit
Job Location: 

Overview of role

To provide assistance in accounting and financial management function of the Fund’s Regional and Head office, assisting with staff Payroll and general accounting, banking and reconciliation duties

Job description

  • Processes payments for the Regional Office and Head Office and allocates payments to appropriate accounts in the cash book:
  • Perform Fund members and Staff payroll, third party payments, monthly allowances to guardians
  • Prepare monthly Ledger, accounting Journals and Bank reconciliations for all fund bank accounts
  • Checks requisitions and purchase orders for review by the Regional Manager & Administrators prior to authorization. Check and updates all payments of the Regional office/Head office to ensure that they are within the Budget and up to date
  • Receive invoices from creditors, prepare payments request, perform monthly creditors reconciliations for accuracy and reports discrepancies to the Secretariat Accountant
  • Process Payments for members Lumpsum retirement 1/3 and 2/3, advances, withdrawals, Death and Annuity benefits for both Regional office and Head office. Third Parties payment including BURS, Pension funds and Banks
  • Maintains the Regional office asset register and Assets tagging
  • Assists in the preparation of both Internal Audits and External Audit
Minimum Education or Qualifications: 
  • Degree in Accounting/AAT
  • Computer literacy in relation to Accounting packages
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer relations
  • Initiative
  • Results oriented
  • Technical knowledge
  • Analytical skills
Key Skills and Experience: 
  • 3 years Post Qualification experience
Application Instructions: 

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