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  • Posted: Apr 5, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 11, 2023
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    United States International University - Africa is located in the Kasarani area, off Thika Road in the suburb of Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi. The university is an independent, not-for-profit institution serving 6512 students representing 69 nationalities. It offers 24 degree programs from undergraduate to doctoral level, all of which are accredi...
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    Principal Accountant (Student Accounts)

    Job Purpose:

    Reporting to the Chief Accountant, the holder of this position will be responsible for management of Student Accounts Section of Finance Division.

    Key Responsibilities:

    1. Maintain and update student accounts – Debtors list
    2. Bill students’ accounts, and invoice – Debtors aging report every month.
    3. Post financial aid – Financial aid account reports
    4. Reconcile all financial aid accounts – Reconciliation statements
    5. Reconcile tuition revenue accounts monthly
    6. Make credit arrangement with sponsors, and student for payment of fees in installment – installment payment plan forms
    7. Respond to students and sponsors queries on the account balances
    8. Manage exchange and other programs: MOE, KEI, HELB, American University, International Students Exchange,
    9. Financial clearance – for collection of course text and access to facilities by students.
    10. Students’ hold management – inability to register and access to personal records by students with hold.
    11. Supervision & improvement of section processes
    12. Reconcile Commission for University Education(CUE) Account
    13. Analysis of Bad debts as per IFRS 9
    14. Analysis of unidentified assets for submission to UFAA
    15. Review Tuition refunds.

    Educational/Professional Qualifications and Experience

    1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance and CPA/ACCA/CIFA Finalist
    2. Relevant Master’s Degree;
    3. Proficiency in computer applications;
    4. Served as Senior Accountant for a minimum of 3 years;
    5. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Personal Attributes & Competencies

    1. Good communication skills.
    2. Sales and Marketing skills.
    3. Cross-cultural interpersonal skills.
    4. Confidentiality and integrity.
    5. Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
    6. Relationship builder & effective negotiator;
    7. Proactive and with proven ability to take instructions and execute.
    8. Self motivated.
    9. Attention to detail.

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and a current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts by Friday, April 11, 2023. Please Indicate the position you are applying for on the subject line of the email address.

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