Accountant

  • United States International University (USIU)
  • Nairobi County, Kenya
  • Dec 11, 2017 - Dec 22, 2017
Full time Accounting

Job Description

Reporting to the Principal Accountant- Receivables in the Department of Finance, the successful candidate will responsible for supporting the day-to-day running of the accounts receivables function. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Handle queries pertaining to student fees balance and issue statements of account as and when required.
  • Maintain and update student accounts
  • Lift holds for registration and financial clearance to students
  • Process student refunds on a monthly basis.
  • Reconcile cafeteria debit notes on a monthly basis
  • Reconcile club accounts and special events account.
  • Reconcile Transport and Student Health insurance accounts
  • Draft letters and prepare invoices for students.
  • Perform other duties assigned

Minimum Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience

  • An undergraduate degree in business administration (accounts), commerce or a related field from an accredited university.
  • CPA (K) / ACCA (Finalist)
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in a similar position.

Personal Attributes & Competencies

  • Must have experience working with ERPs and be proficient in Excel.
  • Thorough understanding of IFRS concepts
  • Confidentiality and integrity;
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Relationship builder & effective negotiator;
  • Good Communication skills;
  • Self-motivated;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Adaptability and reliability