Overview

Mankayane Town Board, seeks to recruit a qualified and suitable candidate to fill in the position of Accounts Officer.

Job Title: Accounts Officer

Reporting to: Town Treasurer

Job Summary and Responsibilities: The incumbent will be responsible for the daily management and effective operation of the Board’s finance functions, accounting and budgeting.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Departmental budgeting and budgetary control
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • Billing, Revenue collection and debt management
  • Cash flow Management
  • Payment Administration
  • Bank reconciliation statements
  • Loans and Investment Accounts Updates
  • Management of fixed assets
  • Inventory Management
  • Payroll and Benefits Administration
  • Supervision of Treasury staff
  • Customer Service and other relevant duties that may be conferred by the Town Treasurer.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Accounting or equivalent

Experience:

  • 5 years working experience in an accounting field,
  • Considerable knowledge of municipal financial management, financial accounting, payroll and billing systems and financial record keeping,
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office, Sage Pastel.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Team player, results orientation, excellent attention to detail, autonomy, proactive, excellent report writing skills and good communication and interpersonal skills.

Written Applications accompanied by detailed CV and certified copies of academic certificates should be emailed to: recruitment@mankayane.org

The Town Clerk P. O. Box 388 Mankayane
Deadline: Close of business on the 24th January, 2023