Accounting Assistant

Job Summary


 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following post:

BURSAR’S DEPARTMENT – FARM UNITS

POST A: ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT – GWENORO FARM

 

Duties And Responsibilities


 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Daily administration of financial and accounting practices of the farm.
Maintaining the financial records of the farm and ensuring adequate internal controls are in place.
Ensuring that all statutory obligations are timely met.
Ensures inventory is properly recorded by the stores in pastel.
Ensuring that all cash and credit sales are properly accounted for and recorded in pastel.
Ensuring that purchase requisitions are authorised and processed in the system.
Preparation of daily and periodic sales analysis reports.
Reconciliation of Farm general ledger accounts.
Budget preparation and monitoring of expenditure in line with the approved budget.
Preparation of monthly and year-end Farm trading accounts.
Support financial and regulatory audits.
Supervision of farm finance staff.
Any other duties as may be delegated by the supervisor.

Qualifications And Experience


 

QUALIFICATIONS

Degree / Higher National Diploma in Accounting.
Working towards attaining a Professional Course, ie ACCA, CIMA, ICSA will be an added advantage.
At least two years of relevant post qualification working experience.

How To Apply


 

NB Candidates should be prepared to reside at the University Gwenoro farm

APPLICATIONS

Applicants must submit copies of applications with the following: application letter, certified certificates and curriculum vitae giving full details of names, place and date of birth, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact telephone number (s) and names and email addresses of three referees to:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resources)

Midlands State University

vacancies@staff.msu.ac.zw

Application documents must be in a single scan pdf format. Closing date for applications is 25 March 2022.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.

*NB: Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.