Accounts Intern

Job Summary

Preferred candidate should have at least a Bachelors degree, plus CPA / ACCA minimum Part I qualification. Experience desirable but not mandatory.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Volunteer, internship
  • Experience Length: No Experience/Less than 1 year

Job Description

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  1. Maintain up-to-date billing system
  2. Generate and send out invoices
  3. Follow up on, collect and allocate payments.
  4. Carry out billing, collection and reporting activities according to specific deadlines
  5. Perform account reconciliations.
  6. Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities.
  7. Research and resolve payment discrepancies.
  8. Generate age analysis.
  9. Review AR aging to ensure compliance.
  10. Maintain accounts receivable customer files and records.
  11. Follow established procedures for processing receipts, cash etc.
  12. Process credit card payments.
  13. Prepare bank deposits.
  14. Investigate and resolve customer queries.
  15. Develop a recovery system and initiate collection efforts.
  16. Communicate with customers via phone, email, mail or personally.
  17. Assist with month-end closing.
  18. Collect data and prepare monthly metrics.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelors degree, plus CPA / ACCA minimum Part I qualification
  • Knowledge of accounts receivable
  • Knowledge of office administration and procedures
  • Knowledge of general bookkeeping procedures
  • Knowledge of general accounting principals
  • Proficient in relevant computer software
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements
  • 0 to 1 year general accounting experience.


Key Competencies

  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Information management
  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills
  • Team member
  • Stress tolerance
  • Sense of urgency
  • Tenacious
  • Customer service skills


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