Accounts Assistant at Africa International University

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Africa International University

ACC ASST -24-1

Job Purpose:

To contribute to strategic and responsible finances management by providing professional accounting to ensure timely, dependable, and accurate information for decision making.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Preparing bank reconciliations for all banks monthly as per applicable deadlines.
  • Invoicing, receipting, and mailing of tenants, staff, and other debtor statements.
  • Invoicing, receipting income and posting expenses for the restaurant.
  • Preparing approved payments for the restaurant.
  • Preparing monthly reports for the university restaurant.
  • Monitoring and reconciling daily cash collections for the restaurant sales.
  • Reviewing the petty cash for the restaurant.
  • Assist in student fees issues and other matters by other stakeholders.
  • Assist in student registration and exam clearance.
  • Monitor cash imprest paid out to ensure compliance with finance policy.
  • Monitor accounts receivable and ensure that they are settled within the agreed timelines.
  • Prepare the necessary journals entries.
  • Obtain and file all bank statements.
  • Maintain up to date records of all Kijiji Resort M-PESA transactions.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor in furtherance of the University objectives.

Minimum Academic Qualifications and Experience:

  • Hold a degree in Business with an Accounting option with at least one year experience in a similar position.
  • CPA qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent grasp of computer applications especially Excel.
  • Experience working with an accounting system.

Skills and Abilities

  • Versatile and willing to take up any assignments within the department when necessary.
  • Good communication skills and interpersonal relationships.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Person of high integrity and good morals in line with the Christian Values of the university.

Method of Application

Applications should be emailed to ensuring the vacancy code is in the subject line. The applicant should attach, a cover letterdetailed resumecopies of academic credentials, and duly filled job application form. The deadline for application is 17th April 2024 at midnight.

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