Job Vacancy For Accounts Officer-Accra


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Senior Accountant Job Description - What does the Senior Accountant do?

REPORTS TO: Chief Financial Officer


• To ensure timely receipt of all payments due the institute as well as perform diversified accounts payable functions in line with Financial and other organizational policies.

Key Accountabilities

• Handle the preparation of all student bills and follow up to ensure timely settle
• Receive fees and other payments by cash, cheques and money transfers.
• Post daily receipts and maintain Accounts receivable documentation.
• Handle cash and deposits using proper accounting procedures and documentation.
• Monitor all receipts and payment vouchers.
• Ensure timely deposit of payments are made to the Bank.
• Process journal entries and online payments and transfers.
• Maintain cash and ledger books accurately.
• Update receivables by totalling unpaid fees.
• Initiate collections on post- due accounts.
• Maintain accurate payment procedures.
• Determine the propriety and accuracy of all expenditures.
• Maintain accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.
• Handle the preparation of all student bills..
• Monitor all receipts and payment vouchers.
• Manage the Petty Cash System in the office.
• Disburses petty cash by recording entry; verifying documentation.
• Ensure timely deposit of payments are made to the Bank.
• Prepare Bank reconciliations
• Process journal entries and online payments and transfers
• Maintain cash and ledger books accurately
• Initiate collections on post- due accounts
• Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
• Collaborate with teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of school programs such as
• Safeguarding
• Gender programming
• Community project
• School to work transitions
• Workplace experience
• Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.


Internal: Other Departments
External: GRA, SSNIT

Qualification Required & Experience

The ideal candidate should possess:

• A degree in Accounting or Finance or a part professional qualification in ACCA/ ICA /CIMA/CPA
• Must have a minimum of 6 years relevant experience in Accounting or Finance
• Have an analytical mind and be comfortable with numbers
• Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Computer literacy (familiarity with Excel, and other Accounting Software/ applications)

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

All CV’s and applications letters are to be submitted electronically to:

All applicants should clearly state the role they are applying for in the subject of the email and application letter.

Closing Date: 26 August, 2022

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