Accounts Payable Accountant

Date Posted: Oct. 31, 2022, 10:56 a.m.

Brites Management

Job Description

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Detail checking of cash book entries & vouchers /supporting also physical verification of cash & sign off
  • Accounting for all purchases and returns ensuring they are fully supported by the relevant documents and duly approved.
  • Accounting for all expenses invoices ensuring they are fully supported by the relevant documents and duly approved.
  • Monthly Vendor accounts reconciliation and balance confirmations & ensure the reconciliations are signed off by your supervisor.
  • Stock reconciliation of the physical stock to the system stocks, Variance reporting and recommendation of corrective measures and ensuring such corrective measures are undertaken/Implemented on timely basis.
  • Accurately and timely Stock valuation of both raw materials, WIP finished goods (if any) & reporting.
  • Creating of new Suppliers accounts in ERP ensuring all the relevant information is captured correctly.
  • Creating new GLs accounts in ERP ensuring all the relevant information is captured correctly & only on approval by your supervisor.
  • Monthly cut off journals that must be fully supported, serially numbered, serially filed & approved by your supervisor.
  • Develop, implement and or constant review of the best accounts payable procedures in line with the company policy safeguarding the company’s financial data and resources.
  • Ensure proper filing & archiving of all relevant accounting documents in a manner that they can be retrieved easily.
  • Maintain an accurate & up to date accounts payable Ledger including contact details, KRA PIN, credit limit in days & amount.
  • Monthly accounting for accruals and prepayments and reconciliation of the accounts.
  • Audit Schedule - Facilitate financial Audit process by maintaining audit schedules for all GL accounts under code 5 & 6 ensuring they are accurate in all aspects & they agree with the YTD TB & Aged creditors agrees with the TB.
  • Facilitate the VAT filing process by responding to purchases related queries.
  • Maintain an updated fixed asset schedule, Fixed asset file & accounting deprecation on a timely basis.         
  • Swift response to Audit Queries including documents retrieval.

KEY REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in business or related field;
  • Relevant professional qualification CPA /ACCA - 1V
  • CPA K will be equivalent of all2 years of practical accounting experience;
  • Good financial skills and conversant with financial reporting standards like IFRS, IAS and Kenyan Tax laws;
  • IT savvy and a with exceptional Microsoft Excel skills to analyze and interpret data;
  • Good analytical ability and numerical skills;
  • Demonstrate a high degree of sensitivity, confidentiality when dealing with internal and external customers;
  • A go-getter, results oriented with excellent communication and presentation skills;
  • Have a high sense of accuracy and attention for detail;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and observe monthly cut off
  • Be objective, creative & innovative
  • Have good problem analysis and reporting skills; and
  • Highest level of personal and professional integrity.

How To Apply

Interetsed and qualified candidates should send their applications to [email protected] 

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