SOS Children's Villages Zimbabwe

Accounts Clerk : Hermann Gmeiner Group Of Schools

Accounting & Finance Jobs

Job Description

(Job Ref: HGGS/07/02/24)

Position title: Accounts Clerk
Working location: Hermann Gmeiner Primary School Bindura
Supervisor: School Head

Mission of the position:

The incumbent will be responsible for keeping the HGGS Bindura Primary School financial records updated, preparing reports and reconciling bank statements.

Duties and Responsibilities

Key performance areas and main responsibilities:
• Capturing petty cash and electronic transfer payment records into pastel.
• Making petty cash payments and maintaining a cash book register
• Maintaining levy/tuition cash book.
• Compiling weekly petty cash requisitions.
• Compiling month on month expenditure analysis
• Making RTGS payments after Procurement and Finance committee’s deliberations.
• Filing all payment and source documents.
• Conducting tuck-shop monthly stock take verifications.
• Checking goods received which have been paid through levy/tuition
• Analyzing income generating projects stock movement.
• Analyzing receipts monthly and filing all the receipts.
• Maintaining Pupils ledger, invoicing and data capturing receipts.
• Sourcing quotations and compiling comparative schedule before submitting to Procurement committee.
• Checking income generating projects banking sheets before banking.
• Checking goods received which have been paid through income generating project's account.
• Accounting for expenditure and receipting of all monies received through fundraising projects.
• Maintain asset register.
• Receipting all levies/tuition and fundraising projects revenue
• Compiling and costing of trips and holiday lessons.

Qualifications and Experience

Qualifications and experience
• At least a High National Diploma in Accounting or equivalent Professional Qualifications such as CIS, CIMA, ACCA
• At least 3 years working experience in an Accounting environment.

• Knowledge of Accounting Packages.
• Ability to understand the principles and procedures of bookkeeping and record-keeping
• Accuracy in accounting
• Knowledge of business-level English, both verbal and written
• Ability to foster and maintain business and client relationships
• Proficiency in computer skills and Microsoft Office
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to explain and interpret fiscal related policies and general accounting

How to Apply

How to Apply
If you believe you are the right candidate for any of the above position, please send your detailed curriculum vitae (CV), and photocopies of academic certificates.
Applications should be submitted electronically indicating the position you are applying for in the subject line and send to the address given. All applications should be submitted not later than 15 February 2024. Please not applications will be screened as they come in and suitable candidates will be shortlisted for selection process.
Parallel to technical competence, recruitment, selection and hiring decisions will give due emphasize to assessing candidates value congruence and thorough background checks, police clearance reference check processes.
Applications that are late do not have a CV or certificates attached will be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. E-mail applications should bear the job reference number of the position in the subject line of the email.
Applications including at least three traceable referees should be sent to: