Accountants at Springforth International School

Location: Greater Accra Region

Job Title: Accountants
Job Location: Accra

    1. Maintains school fiscal records related to appropriations, expenditures, revenue, and cost accounting functions.
    2. Prepares and posts bookkeeping entries.
    3. Calculates, adjusts, verifies and balances assigned accounts.
    4. Maintains balance of general ledger to subsidiary ledgers.
    5. Performs accounts receivable/payable functions to include verifying charges and authorization.
    6. Monitors departmental and school budgets to assure availability of funds prior to approval of expenditures.
    7. Prepares departmental or special project budget estimates for income and expenditures, calculating extensions according to appropriate formulas and schedules.
    8. Plans, schedules, and supervises the flow of accounting data.
    9. Maintains position control and reconciles with budget and payroll.
    10. Compiles computes and prepares complex statistical data and financial reports such as month and year-end closing, balance sheets, income and expenditure statements.
    11. Compiles monthly attendance data.
    12. Perform related duties as assigned.

    • Qualifications and Requirements
    • Knowledge and Abilities:

    1. Use of electronic spread sheets, data bases, and computer data processing.
    2. Procedures and practices required in research, data collection, statistical computation and reports.

    • Ability To:

    1. Learn coding of financial data for computer entry.
    2. Apply accounting principles and procedures.
    3. Operate computer terminal, calculating machines, ten-key adding machines and with speed and accuracy.
    4. Analyze and interpret financial records and reports.
    5. Make arithmetic computations with speed and accuracy.
    6. Maintain cooperative work relationships.
    7. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

    • Education and Experience:

    1. Two years of higher education including course work in accounting procedures and/or practices combined with two years of accounting experience, preferably in a school position.
    2. Four years of experience may be substituted for one year of education.

                                        If you are qualified for this position, Send your CV to [email protected] or click to apply