Reports to: Senior Accountant

Job Purpose:

To prepare and process payments based on approved documents and bank reconciliation statements at end of the month and post accounting transactions accordingly.

Key Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Posts Cash Books for various URSB Accounts namely JLOS, ARIPO, Crane Bank (CCFA) etc.
  • Passes payments before and after vouchers have been written ensuring all supporting documents and right calculations are done.
  • Maintains the URSB Asset Register and ensures that it is updated as and when new assets are procured including allocation of engrave numbers.
  • Supervises the Account Assistants who have been assigned different roles based on their competences.
  • Reviews payments to be processed and posted on IFMS including staff salaries to ensures accuracy of transactions made.
  • Ensures compliance with all statutory deductions like NSSF, WHT and PAYE submission by crosschecking authenticity of all supporting documents submitted and their accuracy.
  • Ensures that all accountabilities for payments made are attached to their vouchers for compliance purposes.
  • Receives and banks all cash and cheques in-touched
  • Liaises with both internal and external suppliers to collect receipts of acknowledgement of funds paid out for services offered and goods supplied
  • Crosschecks payment vouchers to ensure they are stamped after payments have been made as a control to avoid double payments.
  • Generates reports on Non-Tax Revenue collections on weekly, monthly basis and also on spot reporting on request.
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Senior Accountant.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • An Honors’ Degree in Business, Finance or Commerce
  • Registered student of one of the Professional Accountancy body such as ACCA
  • Proven integrity and confidentiality in handling public resources and in executing duties
  • A high level of interpersonal, management skills and ability to work with teams.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadline.