Assistant Accountant, Receivables, Job in Kenya

Job Objective

The job holder will ensure accurate data capture and book-keeping of accounts receivables to enhance efficiency in collection of fees and any other outstanding debts owed to the university

Duties & Responsibilities

Assisting in fees collection as per policy and follow up of outstanding debts.

Promptly posting of CDF and other bursary funds to the beneficiary student accounts.

Reconciling all CDF and other bursary accounts on a monthly basis, following up and reporting accounts with balances.

Following up of disbursed HELB funds for allocation to the student accounts.

Managing HELB control account and making HELB returns.

Reviewing students and corporate accounts regularly to ensure weekly, monthly, and annual reports are correct and complete.

Reconciling of student’s accounts as applicable.

Preparing journals and ensuring that they are posted after approval.

Overseeing that all the staff and other clients are invoiced, and accounts followed up for collection.

Assisting in student access controls to physical and virtual classes as per policy on fees payment.

Assisting in financial clearance of students upon course completion while ensuring accuracy of the process.

Following up with corporate sponsors to ensure fees are remitted to KCAU in time.

Responding to students’ email correspondences.

Performing regular spot checks in classes.

Training interns and work study students attached to student finance.

Perform any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time by your Supervisor or Management.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Commerce/Accounting from a recognized university.

CPA Part 2 / ACCA level 2

Two (2) years’ experience in Finance in a busy environment preferably an institution of higher learning

Hands-on knowledge and experience of computerized accounts and accounting systems

Other Skills & Experiences

Sound knowledge and understanding of accounting theory and principles, financial accounting reporting, budgeting, and cost allocations.

Communication Skills

Problem-solving Skills

Interpersonal Skills

How To Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter indicating current and desired salary, a detailed CV including three referees, academic & professional certificates and a clear copy of your Kenya National ID and KRA PIN certificate via the linked form by 16thFebruary 2024. .

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The subject of your email should read: Assistant Accountant- Receivables

Head of Human Capital Management,
KCA University,
P.0. Box 56808-00200,
Nairobi, Kenya