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  • Vacancy At Russel Smith Group

  • Posted on: 18 November, 2013 Deadline: 26 November, 2013
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  • Russel Smith Group is recruiting qualified individuals to occupy the vacant space of an Account Officer.

    Position: Accounts Officer
    Categories: Full Time Job
    Job Reference Code: RS-FD-01

    Account Officer


    Summary of Functions

    • Responsible for receiving and matching invoices, account coding, preparation of disbursements and accounts payable related record keeping.

    Experience Required    

    • A university degree in accounting preferred, 1-2 years of related accounting experience.

    Skills/Qualifications Required   
    •             Good communication skills
    •             Ability to work well with people is essential.
    •             Strong quantitative skills such as statistics and data analysis skills
    •             Good reasoning skills; communication skills; multi-tasking skills and organizational skills
    •             Strong analytical and data analysis skills
    •             Exhibits initiative, responsibility and flexibility.
    •             Ability to maintain flexible attitude and approach towards assignments and successfully operate under guidelines.
    •             Must possess working knowledge of regulatory bodies relating to payroll, taxes and general business financial conditions.
    •             Must be proficient in MS Office software – Word, Excel.
    •             Must possess intermediate knowledge of financial systems and familiarity with accounting and spreadsheet applications is required.

    Responsibilities & Duties

    • Receives and processes vendor invoices and internal check requests; maintains open files for purchase orders, packing/receiving slips and matches to invoices.  Verifies invoices for quantity, unit pricing, extensions and applicable discounts.  Obtains approval from appropriate personnel for payment for miscellaneous invoices.
    • Codes invoices with accounting account numbers according to distribution in the general ledger; determines dates for invoices to be paid; keys invoices into computerized accounts payable system.  Maintains alphabetical open invoice file for unpaid invoices.
    • On a weekly basis, reviews invoices scheduled for payment and a special check request with Chief Accountant, prints approved checks, prepares and routes for signature according to check signing authority.
    • Attaches duplicate copy of checks to original invoices, stamps invoices “Paid” and files in permanent records.
    • Prints, verifies and maintains accounts payable voucher reports, open/aging reports, disbursement reports, and journals.
    • Receives and answers phone calls from vendors or other departments in regard to payment status of invoices.

    Method of Application

    Interested applicant should click here to apply online.

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