Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

1.    To advise managers on budget activity, presenting monthly and quarterly reports as required to service managers and divisional managers, in accordance with agreed timescales.
2.    To ensure that the accounts are closed at year end in accordance with the departmental guidelines.
3.    To be responsible for year-end reconciliation of personal accounts and production of year-end certificates and profomas.
4.    To maintain records of external funding and monitor the income to ensure that it has been received and coded to correct cost centres.
5.    To draft financial and statistical information for inclusion in governance board reports in respect of designated service areas.
6.    Prepare and submit customer invoices.
7.    Code, post and receipt payments
8.    Prepare and coordinate deposit activities.
9.    Perform all necessary account, bank and other reconciliations.
10.  Monitor customer accounts for nonpayment and delayed payment.
11.  Check, verify and process invoices.
12.  Sort, code and enter accounts payable data.
13.  Analyze discrepancies and unpaid invoices.
14.  Maintain vendor files.
15.  Verify taxes and other deductions.
16.  Prepare and distribute payroll checks.
17.  Find and use accounting data to resolve accounting problems and discrepancies.
18.  Track and audit petty cash.
19.  Assist with employee expense reports.
20.  Perform filing and general administrative tasks.
21.  Liaise with other departments/customers/vendors.

Education and Experience
1.   Minimum two years’ experience in an accounting position.
2.   Degree in accounting or diploma.
3.   Computer experience
4.   Studying towards CPA or professional accounting qualification.
      SOURCE:::  Mkaguzi Blog