Jobs for Account Officers in a Building Construction Company

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
  • 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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  • Perform to earn Management’s full confidence 
  • Assure discreet handling of all business 
  • Keep business documents confidential

How to Apply
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