Sep 17, 2019

Expenditure Accountant

  • Matsapha Municipality
Full time Accounting

Job Description


This position reports to the Town Treasurer, and it will be responsible for the supervision of creditors’ functions and administering cost and budget controls, administration and control of the, company insurances, maintenance of and preparing accounting reports.

The key responsibilities of the Expenditure Accountant will be, but not limited to:

  • Implementing budget control measures over Expenditure and compile monthly reports;
  • Manage and check bulk accounts according to council policy
  • ensure that the correct payments are made;
  • Attends to income tax matters of the Council;
  • Reconciles wages and salaries monthly;
  • Prepares and submit yearly tax returns;
  • Ensure that withholding taxes are remitted to ERA;
  • Manage all Council insurance matters;
  • Manage the issuing, recording, reconciliation, replenishment,safeguarding, and accounting of petty cash;
  • Manage liabilities and commitments within budget constraints, including; recording, reconciliation and settlement;
  • Verify supporting documents for validity, accuracy and completeness, and capture the payments and/or receipts on the accounting system;
  • Prepare monthly and annual general ledger accounts reconciliation;
  • Assist the Town Treasurer with compilation of the Budgets, Reports and Annual Financial Statements;
  • Ensure the maintenance of documents for audit purposes.


  • Bachelor of Commerce Majoring in Accounting or equivalent accounting degree;
  • Proficiency in an Enterprise Resource Planning System is a must;
  • 3 years working experience;
  • End User Computing skills (Excel, word etc.);
  • Maturity, Leadership qualities, analytical ability and integrity;
  • Meeting deadlines and working under pressure;
  • Report writing skill.


  • 5 years performance based contract
  • Competitive salary

Written applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae with certified copies of academic or proficiency certificates must be sent or hand delivered to:

The Town Clerk

Matsapha Town Council

P. O. Box 1790




Closing date: 20th September 2019

Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not be contacted within 4 weeks after the closing
deadline, please consider your application unsuccessful. Matsapha Town Council @MatsaphaSD Noise

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