A well-establishededucational institution requires an Accountant to ensure the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions and producing financial statements and management reports.
Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
Leads a team of two that includes an accounts assistant to ensure accounts payable and receivable entries are entered correctly.
Maintains and balances branch accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.
Maintains general ledger by transferring branch accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.
Summarizes financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements.
Produces payroll by initiating data processing; and submitting via WPS; printing checks, and entering and verifying account entries.
Completes external audit by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts; providing information for auditors.
Produces Sales Performance & Forecast Reports.
Produces Expenditure Reports.
Produces Audit required reports and satisfies audit requirements.
Prepare and submit VAT quarterly submissions and enter relevant accounting entries.
Complying with legal requirements.
Secures financial information by completing database backups.
Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
The ideal candidate should hold a degree in Accounting/Commerce or relevant discipline, with good knowledge of Statement of Financial Accounting Standards rules. Experience in using Quickbooks and other accounting software is an advantage.