Key Responsibilities

    • Receive fees from parents/pupils and preparation of necessary documentation connected thereto.
    • Disbursement of petty cash and preparation of documents connected thereto.
    • Physical count of cash at the end of the day and tallying with the Cash Book/Daily collection reports.
    • Banking/depositing of cash/cheques collected/accounting entries related to collections and banking on a day to day basis.
    • Maintenance of records of Fee Collections and monthly reconciliation of the same.
    • Keeping Business Operations Manager/Financial Controller/Senior Accountant informed of the fee defaults, outstanding fees, PDCs received and dishonoured cheques.
    • Sending invoices/Reminder letters to Parents for outstanding dues/answering parent queries related to receivables
    • Bank reconciliation of collection accounts
    • Providing trip collection breakup data to teachers
    • Keeping records of staff fee concession granted and all related documents
    • Keeping records for all the scholarships and bursaries granted and all associated documentation
    • Assisting the accountant with day to day duties
    • Assist the accountant in the preparation of Periodic Management reports relating to revenue set out by the management from time to time
    • Assist the accountant in the preparation of Annual Accounts and grouping schedules in specified formats and compliance with audit requirements in accordance with IAS
    • Assistant the accountant in accounting for canteen sales and corresponding purchases.

    Key Qualities/Experience

    • A Minimum of 3 years working as a Cashier or Assistant Accountant within a school environment
    • First degree in Commerce or Accounting
    • Computer literate in Word, Excel, databases and library management software.
    • Ability to work on own initiative
    • Attention to detail to ensure minimal errors made
    • Organisational skills
    • Enthusiasm.
    • Excellent people-management skills.
    • Ability to communicate fluently in English (both verbal and written)

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