KCA University Assistant Accountant- Receivables Job

Job Objective

The job holder will ensure accurate data capture and book-keeping of accounts receivables to enhance efficiency in collection of fees and any other outstanding debts owed to the university

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assisting in fees collection as per policy and follow up of outstanding debts.
  • Promptly posting of CDF and other bursary funds to the beneficiary student accounts.
  • Reconciling all CDF and other bursary accounts on a monthly basis, following up and reporting accounts with balances.
  • Following up of disbursed HELB funds for allocation to the student accounts.
  • Managing HELB control account and making HELB returns.
  • Reviewing students and corporate accounts regularly to ensure weekly, monthly, and annual reports are correct and complete.
  • Reconciling of student’s accounts as applicable.
  • Preparing journals and ensuring that they are posted after approval.
  • Overseeing that all the staff and other clients are invoiced, and accounts followed up for collection.
  • Assisting in student access controls to physical and virtual classes as per policy on fees payment.
  • Assisting in financial clearance of students upon course completion while ensuring accuracy of the process.
  • Following up with corporate sponsors to ensure fees are remitted to KCAU in time.
  • Responding to students’ email correspondences.
  • Performing regular spot checks in classes.
  • Training interns and work study students attached to student finance.
  • Perform any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time by your Supervisor or Management.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce/Accounting from a recognized university.
  • CPA Part 2 / ACCA level 2
  • Two (2) years’ experience in Finance in a busy environment preferably an institution of higher learning
  • Hands-on knowledge and experience of computerized accounts and accounting systems

Other Skills & Experiences

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of accounting theory and principles, financial accounting reporting, budgeting, and cost allocations.
  • Communication Skills
  • Problem-solving Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills

How To Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter indicating current and desired salary, a detailed CV including three referees, academic & professional certificates and a clear copy of your Kenya National ID and KRA PIN certificate via the linked form https://forms.gle/McnMVhudo8kR4rw1A by 16thFebruary 2024. .

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The subject of your email should read: Assistant Accountant- Receivables

Head of Human Capital Management,
KCA University,
P.0. Box 56808-00200,
Nairobi, Kenya