USIU Job Vacancy for Accountant, Application Details

USIU Job Vacancy for Accountant, Application Details

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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.

Accountant Job 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

Qualifications for the Accountant Job

  • 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

How to Apply

If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and want to work as a team member in a modern and progressive institution where you can make a difference, please apply.

Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and a current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the following address by Friday, December 22, 2017.

Director of Administration United States International University – Africa P.O. Box 14634-00800, Nairobi, Kenya Email: USIU-Africa is an equal opportunity employer.


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