Account clerk


Job Summary

Supporting the senior/managing accountant and wider finance team

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

Direct Supervisor

Account and Finance Manager and Executive Director Services

Final Report to

Managing Director


Minimum of a First degree in either:




Associate's Degree in Business Administration or Related Field o

Must have minimum of 5 year’s Working Experience

Must have the following skills:

Knowledgeable with SAP , Tally , SAGE and other accounting software’s

The ability to produce accurate financial reports

Excellent attention to detail

Discretion as there will likely be sensitive information and figures discussed

The ability to work to strict time constraints

The ability to prioritize work

An organized and methodical approach to a task

ICAN or ACCA Certification will be an advantage

Excellent Excel skills

Proactive individual focused on system and reporting improvements

Payroll experience

Some experience in preparation of balance sheet accounts

Data Entry

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; Excellent Skills With Microsoft Office

Payroll Experience; Experience in Balance Sheet Account Preparation

Detail Oriented; Organized; Timely

Competent IT Skills; Strong Bookkeeping Skills; Knowledge of Business Math; Understanding of Budgetary Principles

Strong Written and Oral Communication Skills

Employee attests to exhibit and proficiency to the following but no limited to it:

Literacy and numeracy

Self-driven and result oriented

Oral and written communication Team work

Team work and exemplary leader

Creative and problem solving abilities

Entrepreneurial and Managerial Mindset

Critical and analytical thinking

Ability to apply discipline , knowledge and concept

Tech - Savvy

Interpersonal , customer service and leadership skill

Proactive and co-ordination spirit

Attentive to details, observant and ability to work under pressure

Must always portrait the image of the company in good light


Supporting the senior/managing accountant and wider finance team

Collaborating with these teams to work on various accounting projects

Performing reconciliations of accounts

Processing payments and invoices accurately and within expected time periods

Verifying financial statements, ledgers and accounts and making corrections where appropriate

Preparing profit and loss accounts sheets

Preparing VAT return

Preparing the yearly budget

Assist in Taking minutes in meetings and other administrative duties

Preparing financial documents such as invoices, bills, and accounts payable and receivable

Proper filing and documentation of invoices, expenses, transactions etc.

Completing purchase orders

Managing payroll

Completing financial reports on a regular basis and providing information to the finance team

Assisting with budgets

Completing bank reconciliations

Entering financial information into appropriate software programs

Processing business expenses

Coordinating internal and external audits

Verifying bank deposits

Managing day-to-day transactions

Recording office expenditures and ensuring these expenses are within the set budget

Completing the year-end analysis

Reporting on debtors and creditors

Handling accruals and prepayments

Managing monthly budgeting tasks

Encoding accounting entries for data processing

Sorting financial documents and posting them to the proper accounts

Reviewing computer reports for accuracy and meticulously tracing errors back to their source

Resolving errors in financial reports and correcting faulty reporting methods

Set up new suppliers on accounting software

Reports on debtors and creditors

Quarterly VAT return preparation

Prepare investment plan based on financial analysis

Able to prepare  , demonstrate and interpret data analysis and reports

Salary: 100000-120000

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