Account Officer at Osho Chemical Industries Limited

Job Title: Account Officer

Ref No: OCIL/HR/RJD/Ver 1.0

Osho Chemical Industries Limited, the Company is intending to recruit an Account Officer to work for the Company.

Osho Chemical Industries Limited is a leader in manufacturing, distributing, and marketing of quality and affordable agro products, industrial chemicals, public health products and animal health products. We are committed to offering innovative and sustainable solutions to our customers in the eastern, central, and southern Africa. We offer training programs and growth opportunities to our employees.

Education:

  • Graduate or Diploma holder in Finance, Accounting, or related field.

Relevant Previous Experience:

  1. 5 years relevant experience in accounting duties.
  2. Should have worked on Systems Application and Products (SAP) or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).

Business Understanding:

  1. Solid knowledge of financial regulations and accounting processes.
  2. Build and maintain customer relationships.
  3. Financial Reporting skills.

Knowledge:

Functional Skills:

  1. Excellent Accounting and numeric ability.
  2. Proficient with Microsoft Office tools.
  3. Knowledge of Navision software.
  4. Detail oriented.

Generic Skills:

  1. Analytical skills.
  2. Customer focus
  3. Proper planning skills

Behavioral Skills:

  1.  Communication skills
  2. Team Management skills
  3. Time Management skills

Critical Non-Negotiable attributes

  1. Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  2. Work experience of 5 years and above
  3. In-depth knowledge of financial regulations and accounting processes

Reporting Manager (The role this position reports to): Accountant
Team (Roles that report into this position): None

Key Responsibilities

  1. Ensure that suppliers invoices and petty cash vouchers are accurately processed as and when they fall due.
    2. Ensure financial accounting, journal entry, fixed assets bookings, recording receipts and processing payments are done accurately and on time.
    3. Reconcile bank accounts daily and resolve any outstanding items.
    4. Reconcile balance sheet accounts monthly and resolve outstanding items.
    5. Prepare expense schedules on a monthly basis.
    6. Periodical customer and supplier account reconciliations.
    7. Debtors Review on monthly basis and follow up on outstanding debts.
    8. Prepare management and variance reports with monthly commentaries and other reports on a request basis.
    9. Ensure adequate internal controls and compliance with legislative, regulatory and statutory requirements; Value Added Tax (VAT), Pay As You Earn (PAYE), National Social Security Fund (NSSF), With Holding Tax (WHT) among others
    10. Prepare audit schedules for internal and external audits.
    11. Ensuring improvement of the business through Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), compliance with company policy and approvals framework.
    12. Maintain digital and physical financial records and an organized filing system on a monthly basis.
    13. Report and record any accidents and or injuries occurring to you during and in the course of your official working hours to your immediate supervisor/senior; if stable, appropriate statement by you is recorded by HR Department.

Typical Tasks (indicative but not exhaustive)

  1. Maintain a cash-flow report on weekly basis for purpose of planning and payment of suppliers.
  2. Maintain updated Fixed Asset register.
  3. Calculating and checking to make sure payments, amounts and records are correct.
  4. Process reimbursement forms
  5. Reconcile invoices and identify discrepancies.
  6. And any other duties assigned

Interface

With Internal Customers:
1. All departments

MODE OF APPLICATION:
All applications (CV only) should be sent by email to: hr.recruittz@oshotz.com
Deadline for application: 10th January, 2024.