Accounts Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Website Mac Recruitment Limited

Mac Staffing Solutions Limited (MSS) is URGENTLY seeking for a qualified and experienced ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT.

Position Purpose:

The primary role of the ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT will be to provide timeous, relevant and accurate accounts payable & cashbook information and accounting services to ensure efficient functioning of business activities

Key Accountabilities:

  • Filling of statutory returns PAYE, NHIS, NAPSA,WC, VAT
  • Raising customer invoices
  • Capture all supplier invoices in SAGE before payment runs
  • Monthly reconciliation of supplier accounts captured in Sage and submittal of reconciliation to Accountant
  • Weekly update of invoice register
  • Filing of all supplier documents & other monthly expenditure reports
  • Prepare cash balances report before payment runs
  • Process supplier payments to cashbook
  • Prepare and complete all bank reconciliations (Reconciliation between Bank, cashbook and general ledger)
  • Ensure that all cashbook entries are posted through to the general ledger
  • Ensure that all petty cash floats are properly reimbursed and expensedEnsure that all relevant documentation (receipts of payments) are valid and complet
  • Capture all petty cash expense entries and reimbursements in the system
  • Regularly inform Accountant of monthly expenses through petty cash
  • Ensure that all relevant expenditure are captured and posted in the system (Cashbook, Petty Cash, supplier Expenditure, etc) as prescribed by Accountant
  • Assist the Accountant with annual external audit

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • ACCA Level 2 or Equivalent.
  • Working knowledge of SAGE 50
  • 2 – 3 years accounting experience in Accounting/Finance role
  • Computer literacy
  • Good communication skills
  • Good time management ability
  • Must have experience in Reconciliation and Audit background (1-2 years)
  • Demonstrate effective people and team work skills

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