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Senior Students Accounts Officer

Job Summary
Finance Directorate
Reference Number: 2020/02/MD04
Grade 7

The purpose of this position is to manage the University's cash inflows from the raising and collection of student fees. The role is responsible for income payments to the University, including cash flow management on a daily basis, overseeing the debt recoveries process and the allowance for bad debts, and the planning, organising and directing of subordinates within the Student Accounts department.


  • Management of Registration Access and Fees Raised.
  • Audit Process Management.
  • Reconciliation of Income Control Accounts.
  • Management of the Gap Funding Process.
  • Section Management.
  • Budget Maintenance.
  • Staff Management.



  • B Acc or B Com (Hons) degree in the Financial field.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in an income environment in a medium to large organisation.
  • Experience in Higher Education environment would be an added advantage
  • Registration as a Chartered Accountant would be an added advantage.




  • Financial principles and best practices, particularly relating to Accounts Receivable and Debtors
  • Higher Education policies and legislation, particularly those relating to Finance
  • Understanding of audit processes
  • Knowledge of an ERP system



  • Report writing
  • People Management
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Administrative ability
  • Computer skills - Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Communication verbal and written


Behavior / Attributes

  • Managing Complexity
  • Business Acumen and Professional Integrity
  • Operational Control
  • Task Structuring
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Focus and Follow Through
  • Energy and Drive


CLOSING DATE: 23 February 2020

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment in the position or level as advertised.

To apply please log on to PNET (www.pnet.co.za) and submit your application. The University will not accept any applications directly or through any other means.

Please note in terms of the Universities recruitment policy preference will be given to South African citizens. UNIZULU is committed to employment equity and equal opportunity. Communication will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates.

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