Assistant Accountants at Longhorn Publishers

On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
Longhorn Publishers, a leading firm with a strong presence in Eastern Africa region whose core business is publishing and distributing educational and leisure publications, wishes to recruit dynamic and results oriented individual to fill the following post:
Assistant Accountant

2 Posts

Job Description: The position reports to the Financial Accountant or Management Accountant. The job mainly involves processing supplier’s payments, posting of printer’s invoices and stock receipts in the ledger. 

The duties and responsibilities will entail;

  • Receive and receipt payments from customers and update customer’s accounts.
  • Paying out petty cash and maintaining petty cash account
  • Reconciling petty cash and cash in hand accounts
  • Company’s bank agent for purposes of cash withdrawal, collection of cheque books, presenting RTGS, collecting unpaid cheques.
  • Reconcile customer accounts.
  • Verify stocks returns and raise credit notes.
  • Prepare staff debtors schedule for payroll deductions.
  • Prepare customer files needed by debt collectors and lawyers.
  • Raise stock receipt journals in the accounting system.
  • Reconcile stocks in subsidiary ledger to control stocks in the general ledger.
  • Reconcile work in progress schedule in the general ledger.
  • Prepare monthly work in progress reports on newly established books for amortization purpose.
Job Specifications
For appointment to this position of one must have:
  • Proven work experience of two (2) years in a similar position;
  • Bachelors degree in accounting/Finance;
  • Minimum CPA part (II) or ACCA II;
  • Demonstrated problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • A Certificate in Computer Applications (Windows, Ms-Word, Ms-Excel, Ms-Access, Internet and Accounting Packages especially in an ERP) from a recognized institution.
How to Apply

If you are the right candidate for the above position and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the qualifications given, submit your application letter and current CV indicating the job title on the subject to [email protected] not later than 7 November 2014.


Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted 
We are an equal opportunity employer.
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