St Andrew’s School Accountant -Credit Controller Jobs in Kenya

St Andrew’s School Accountant -Credit Controller Jobs in Kenya

  • St. Andrew’s School, Turi, an international Christian Boarding School offering a British
    Curriculum education, wishes to fill the following position in the School from May, 2020.

    Accountant – Credit Controller

    The School comprises two semi-autonomous Schools:

  • the Preparatory school for pupils between of ages of 3 – 13 and the Senior School for pupils between the ages of 13-18.

  • The Credit Controller is a whole school appointment and is responsible to the Assistant Bursar.

  • S/he will work closely with the Assistant Bursar to ensure the effective and efficient management of the billing services as well as updating and reconciling debtors’ accounts.

    Main Responsibilities

  • Prepare and issue invoices for pupil accounts.

  • Receive payments, posting them into Quickbooks and issuing of receipts

  • Reconcile invoices and application of relevant discounts and concessions e.g. sibling discount, bursaries and scholarships.

  • Post and allocate daily receipts into Quickbooks.

  • Prepare statements, client status reports and all relevant information as required ensuring that adequate working papers exist to support all charges raised.

  • Respond to internal and external queries about payments.

  • Send follow up communication to parents to ensure timely settlement of outstanding amounts on the account and ensure appropriate action is taken on defaulters, per the debtor’s policy, including charging of interest on outstanding balances.

  • Provide status reports on payments for
    extra-curricular activities, school trips and other extras.

  • Prepare/update the debtors report on a weekly basis.

  • Preparation of reports to external auditors as needed.

  • Proactively follow up on outstanding amounts in accordance with the debtor’s policy.

    Personal & professional attributes

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting

  • A minimum of a CPA (K) or its equivalent.

  • At least three years relevant professional experience.

  • Good interpersonal skills with an ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all employees and parents

  • Ability to meet strict deadlines and juggle multiple priorities

  • Attention to detail with a high degree of integrity and able to keep strict confidence in the work environment

  • High degree of integrity and unquestionable character

  • Familiarity with Quick Books accounting package an added advantage

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; St Andrew’s School Accountant -Credit Controller Jobs in Kenya

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