Trust Accounting Officer

Job Status: Placement
Estimated Salary

Expiration date: 04 Mar 2021

Date Posted

02 Feb 2021

Expiration date

04 Mar 2021

Offered Salary (month)



3 year exp



Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Preparation of organization budget
  • Timely production of accurate monthly management accounts and bank reconciliations.
  • Cash flow and treasury management
  • Developing, monitoring and reporting on partnership accounts (where established).
  • Designing and implementing internal controls for the organization
  • Ensure compliance with finance and administration statutory requirement.
  • Designing and implementing accounting policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Providing secretarial services to the Board and its committees.
  • Human resources and Payroll management
  • General administration support.
  • Ensures respect of government and statutory requirements
  • Manages organizational property in terms of rents, security, insurance
  • In charge of proper organization of the Office: furniture / purchasing arrangement / office cleanliness
  • In charge of the HR function and payroll
  • Ensures good time management (punctuality, respect of deadlines)
  • Preparation for full year audit with a responsibility to ensure that we receive an unqualified audit report all the time;
  • Assisting auditors during the financial audit;
  • Preparation of the financial budget for the following year for review by the CEO and approval by the Board of Trustees;
  • Preparation and submission of all annual returns, submission and reports required by the relevant authorities.
  • For internal reporting please note no formats are present and incumbent will be required to come up with formats.
  • Preparation of books of accounts, all relevant reconciliations, monthly management accounts and commentary to explain any variances from the approved budget;
  • Preparation of monthly returns and submissions as required by the relevant regulatory authorities;
  • Attending and presenting the financial report to any monthly management meetings


  • BSc in Accounting degree
  • At least 3 years experience in a similar role
  • Experience in a community share trust would be an added advantage
  • Qualification in ACCA/ CIMA

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