Accounts Officer

The Overseas School of Colombo
Sri Lanka (LK)
Not advertised
Closing date
Dec 13, 2023

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Job Role
Education & Training, Other
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Other

Compassion. Courage. Curiosity.

The overall responsibility of the position of Accounts Officer at The Overseas School of Colombo includes handling payments to school and disbursement of cash/cheques and assisting in various human resources activities at the school.


  • G.C.E. (A/Ls) preferred
  • At least a part professional qualification in accounting practice
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar capacity
  • Positive attitude and commitment to the OSC mission
  • Excellent Communication Skills in English
  • Good PR and People Skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Honesty and reliability
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good mathematical skills
  • Good computer skills and ability to work with ERP systems

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Handling receipts and managing debtor reconciliations
  • Daily cash verification and banking
  • Handling petty cash and other cash disbursements
  • Handling finance front office functions
  • Maintaining daily attendance and absence for all staff in the ERP system
  • Maintaining staff leave register and computation of overtime
  • Issuing ID cards (Staff, Students, Parents etc.)

Will be awarded according to qualifications and experience.

Interested candidates are invited to e-mail their Curriculum Vitae listing two non-related referees by Friday, 17th November, 2023 to: Please mention the post applied for, in the subject line.

Please note that only applications which include a CV, letter of application, and references shall be considered.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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