Assistant Accountant at LEC Communications


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates, preferably Lesotho nationals for the above-mentioned position.

The incumbent will serve as an Assistant Accountant for LEC Communications (Pty) Ltd (LECC), a subsidiary company of Lesotho Electricity Company (LEC) and will be responsible to the Accountant. The position will be for a two (2) year contract.


Diploma in Business Management or Certified Accounting Technician (CAT)




  • Preferably 1 year relevant experience with a good track record.
  • Good understanding of International Accounting Standards.
  • Good experience with computer based accounting packages preferably PASTEL and MS Office packages and including spreadsheets.

Personal attributes:

  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills.
  • Excellent in paying attention to details.
  • Performance driven.



The incumbent will be responsible for performing the following:

  • Responsible for book-keeping function including maintenance of the general ledger, accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Keep accurate and complete record of financial transactions in the PASTEL System.
  • Process payments through bank online systems and cheques.
  • Ensure company expenditure is correctly authorised and accounted for.
  • Review all suppliers invoice for accuracy.
  • Ensure that suppliers are paid on time.
  • Manage procurement of equipment and services, ensuring compliance with company policies.
  • Maintain inventory records of equipment owned by LECC and ensure relevant control systems are in place and complied with.
  • Analyse, reconcile and report on petty cash expenditure.
  • Safe guard petty cash and bank cheque book.
  •  Responsible for administrative functions and facilities to ensure efficient and consistent operations of the office.
  •  Provide clerical and administrative support to management.
  • Any other task assigned by management.


Interested candidates must submit their applications, CVs and certified copies of their certificates and transcripts to the Managing Director, LEC Communications (Pty) Ltd, P O Box 9743, Maseru 100, or hand deliver at the Reception, LEC Communications Office, New Europa, House No.286, Pioneer Road, Maseru on or before 07/04/2017 at 16:00hrs. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.