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Assistant Accountant

Location: Harare
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

Job Summary

(1 Year Fixed Term Contract) Department: Finance Location: Harare, Zimbabwe Salary: Market related Reporting to: Accountant

Purpose of the Job

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Accountant, to ensure smooth flow of processes, Procedures and systems, in the Finance Department and to perform bookkeeping up to That Balance, General Ledger & Balance Sheet Records, Monthly Journals.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Perform cashbook recons for College Press monthly to check bank account balances to cash book.
  • Perform trade debtor's reconciliations
  • Preparation of accurate reconciliations for general ledger accounts.
  • Ensure that all recons have valid documents attached (auditable).
  • To Apply accounting Principles and procedures process accurate accounting transactions.
  • Maintain financial records in accordance with legislation, accounting standards, policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Reconcile all balance sheet accounts including the reconciliation of GL with all the sub-modules
  • Generate monthly standard and correction
  • GL journals and submit for posting with relevant supporting documents.
  • Prepare monthly VAT reconciliation, QPD, and withholding tax and submit to the accountant for review.
  • Reviewing all entries posted to the General Ledger.
  • No misallocations older than 1 month.
  • Review sub-modules for incorrect and old entries.
  • No incorrect or outstanding old entries more than 1 month.
  • Maintain an accurate and up to date fixed asset register and asset tagging
  • Assist auditors with annual and periodical auditing procedures.
  • Pro-actively accrue for future expenses in line with accounting standards.

Qualifications And Experience

  • B. Com or equivalent in Accounting.
  • 3 - 5 years bookkeeping or equivalent experience.
  • Microsoft Office literate to at least intermediate level.
  • Experience with foreign currency payments.
  • Syspro experience (beneficial but not essential):
  • Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and regulatory requirements.

How To Apply

Send CV and Application letter to clearly indicating the position applied for in the subject matter. Closing date: 27 July 2022.

NB: If you have not been contacted within a three-week period of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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