The Job holder's responsibilities include keeping financial records updated, preparing reports and reconciling bank statements. He will also run accounting software programs (e.g. Oracle/Orion) to process business transactions, like accounts payable and receivable, disbursements, expense vouchers and receipts. He should be familiar with all accounting procedures and have a flair for numbers. A successful Accounting Clerk will ensure that the company’s daily accounting functions run accurately and effectively.
Duties & Responsibilities:Provide accounting and clerical support to the accounting department (at the Head Office)Type accurately, prepare and maintain accounting documents and recordsPrepare bank deposits, general ledger postings and statementsReconcile accounts in a timely mannerDaily enter key data of financial transactions in databaseProvide assistance and support to the Property personnelResearch, track and restore accounting or documentation problems and discrepanciesInform management and compile reports/summaries on activity areasFunction in accordance with established standards, procedures and applicable lawsConstantly update job knowledgePerform General Accounting FunctionPerform day-to-day functions for the PropertyLiais between Property and the Accounting at the Head Office
Person Specification: Proven accounting experience, preferably as an Accounts Payable Clerk or Accounts Receivable Clerk.Familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting proceduresCompetency in MS Office, databases and accounting softwareHands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reportsAccuracy and attention to detailAptitude for numbersAbility to perform filing and record keeping tasksData entry and word processing skillsWell organizedDiploma or Associate Degree in Accountancy or relevant certification is a plus