Finance Officer – Kickstart Scheme

Posted 2 weeks ago

Africa Cyber Security Academy, working in partnership with the Government Funded Kickstart Scheme, are recruiting for a Finance Officer to join them.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Update financial spreadsheets with daily transactions
  • Prepare balance sheets
  • Track and reconcile bank statements
  • Create cost analysis reports (fixed and variable costs)
  • Process tax payments
  • Support monthly payroll and keep organized records
  • Record accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Process invoices and follow up with clients and partners as needed
  • Provide administrative support during budget preparation
  • Participate in quarterly and annual audits
  • Prepare tax documents for the organization
  • Enter financial data into the system
  • Update financial records
  • Maintain financial policies throughout the company
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly financial reports
  • Keep track of accounts payable and accounts receivable

About You:

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Good knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures
  • Advanced MS Excel skills (creating spreadsheets and using financial functions)
  • Familiarity with accounting software (e.g. QuickBooks, Sage)
  • Organizational and time-management skills
  • Attention to detail, with an ability to spot numerical errors
  • BSc degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
  • Great knowledge of Excel and Excel functions
  • Ability to work independently and on a team

As well as on the job training you will also receive Employability Training from the Kickstart Gateway, this includes

  • CV/Application writing
  • Preparing for Interview
  • Interviews skills training

To be eligible for this role you must meet the Kickstart criteria:

  • Currently receiving Universal Credit
  • Have an Intro ID from DWP or be able to obtain from your Work Coach
  • For further information on the Kickstart Scheme please see this link:

Reference ID: ACS-004

Job Features

Job CategoryAccountancy, Kickstart
Contract length:6 months
Hours:25 per week
Job ref:ACS-004

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