Account Officers wanted at Fosad Consulting

Our client, a building construction company is hiring young and dynamic individuals for the position of Account Officer. The role consist of Accounts Receivable, Payable and other administrative functions.

Job Title
Account Officers

Job Description
Responsibility 1 Accounts Receivable Function (Primary Function)

  • Daily/periodic Invoicing process invoices for relevant departments upon receipt of relevant invoice request 
  • Receipt of member/customer payments process cheque payments, credit card transactions and direct deposits
  • Daily banking cheques and cash
  • Processing monthly journals interest received etc
  • Communicate with staff/members/customers regarding invoicing and payment of invoices
  • Primary Function of this role

Responsibility 2 Accounts Payable Function (Secondary to Accounts Receivable Function)

  • Processing of creditors invoices
  • Raising of payments ensuring proper authorisations via cheque and electronic funds transfer
  • Processing of corporate credit card transactions ensuring corporate purchasing policy is being followed by relevant cardholders
  • Manage and reconcile office petty cash
  • Communicate with creditors regarding outstanding accounts and payment of outstanding accounts

Responsibility 3 Administrative Functions

  • Photocopying/Printing and collating paperwork
  • Filing paperwork
  • Management of filing system
  • Secondary Responsibilities

Responsibility 4 Payroll Function

  • Assist the Financial Controller where required with the weekly processing of payroll transactions
  • Minimum exposure

Responsibility 5 Compliance Activities

  • Assist Financial Controller where required with compliance regime with regards to VAT, PAYE Withholding, Superannuation, Payroll Tax, Fringe Benefits Tax and Work Cover Minimal exposure

Responsibility 6 Other tasks where required

  • Other tasks where instructed by the Financial Controller.


  • Minimum of BSc. Accounting
  • 2-4 years experience in a similar role

Skills & Personal Attributes

  • Demonstrated ability to contribute in a professional and collaborative way to a team
  • Knowledge of contemporary IT including word processing, email, spreadsheet, database and similar disciples, Peachtree and Sage software and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrate high level of oral communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to manage the flow of people and business, liaise and consult with internal and external stakeholders regarding sensitive and confidential matters, and maintain effective working relationships in a high volume environment
  • Demonstrate a high level of confidentiality, tact, discretion, initiative and sound judgement
  • Excellent organisational skills including the ability to determine priorities, meet regular deadlines and take/follow up action
  • Must be a highly reliable individual


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