Type: 
Paid
Closing date: 
16 Oct 2021
Section: 
SIF

JOB TITLE:                                     Accounts Technician   

LOCATION:                                       Head Office

SALARY POINT:                               SG7

RESPONSIBLE TO:                          Financial Controller

HOURS OF WORK:                          40 hours per week and upon request of overtime 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The employee’s work is performed by applying knowledge of accounting terminology and using spreadsheets and/or automated accounting systems. Verify items billed against items ordered and received and reconciles differences through follow-up with the vendor and/or other employees.            

These include but are not limited to:

 

  1. Attend to year end stock take at Vallée de Mai and Head Office
  2. Prepare salary input form for payroll
  3. Process payroll on the HRS system
  4. Prepares monthly pension fund report/PIT process for payment
  5. Prepare and send pay slip for all staff
  6. Perform postings for SIF bank accounts:
  7. Perform bank reconciliation   

Other duties

  1. Prepares summary and procure monthly bus pass
  2. Update monthly coco de mer sales
  3. Update stock cards, green book and GRN Notes
  4. Perform cash count for review by Assistant Accountant
  5. Organise brief case for Praslin (VdM)
  6. Maintain fixed asset register and box file
  7. Assist Receptionist with cash counts
  8. Prepare monthly report for PUC
  9. Prepare monthly report for Cable & Wireless
  10. Attend to any other duties as may be assigned by the Financial Controller / Senior Accountant / Assistant Acountant / CEO

QUALIFICATION AND REQUIREMENT FOR THE POST

Diploma in Business Studies or Diploma in Public Financial Management plus AAT Level 4 or completion of F1 to F3 plus Foundation in Professional modules with at least three years working experience

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

Accounts Technicians are required to have a logical mind and an ability to work well with numbers. Other skills needed for the job include:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to maintain clear and accurate financial records
  • Computer literate with ability to use various specialist applications and software (POS/Peachtree/HRS)
  • Reasonable excel/access/word processing skills
  • A genuine interest in business and finance
  • Good administrative skills
  • An organized and methodical approach to working
  • The ability to concentrate on multi-tasks for long periods of time
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • A polite cheerful attitude, particularly when meeting clients
  • An honest and discreet attitude when dealing with company accounts
  • A willingness to undertake professional development
  • The ability to work on deadline and underpressure
  • The ability to balance a number of conflicting demands
  • The ability to learn quickly and adapt to (often complex) in-house systems

Languages:

Fluency in Creole and English essential

Please note this vacancy is only open to Seychelles applicants. Apply for this post by sending your CV, and a cover letter explaining your capability and suitability for this position. Applications and enquiries on this position can be made at info@sif.sc.

The deadline for applications is 16/10/21