Russel Smith Group Vacancies

Russel Smith Group is recruiting qualified individuals to occupy the vacant space of an Account Officer.

POSITION: ACCOUNTS OFFICER
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.

CLICK LINK TO APPLY
http://russelsmithgroup.com/about/careers/available-positions/accounts-officer/

DUE DATE: 26 November, 2013

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