Dorbe-Leit Consulting

Account Payable Officer - Nairobi

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Active since 16-08-2017 Job category Accountancy / Controlling / Tax
Location Nairobi Level Mid-Senior level
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type -
Hours 0 Salary Kshs.40, 000
Our client is one of the leading distributor for FMCG products mainly tomato sauce, chilli sauce, fruit jam, fruit juice and bottled mineral water.

Are you a professional Accounts Payable Officer who is confident, ambitious, resourceful and imaginative with the desire to challenge yourself? Are you interested in being part of a team focused towards transforming the FMCG sector in Kenya and beyond the East African region? If so, then this is the job you are looking for.
Our client would like to fill the position of Accounts Payables Officer who will be reporting to the Finance Controller.

Purpose Statement of the Position
Responsible for all supplier invoices as well as payments and ensure that all debts are recognized and accounted for according to the company financial procedure and the IFRS.
Ensure timely preparation and filling all required tax returns.

Duties and Responsibilities
• To ensure that all supplier invoices are received and booked in the right period.
• To ensure that all invoices are processed and properly classified
• To ensure that all supplier accounts are up to date and reconciled regularly (monthly).
• Act as the contact person between the company and the suppliers.
• Maintain the ledger account for all the suppliers.
• Maintain an accurate creditors’ aging report.
• Maintain an updated creditors’ list.
• S/L AP recon to the G/L
• Coordinate all payments to vendors, employees and other parties.
• Correct, process and reconcile a wide variety of accounting documents such as invoices, requisitions, LPO’s, employee reimbursements, cash receipts, vendor statements, and journal vouchers
• Review and code financial information
• Prepare and process documents to disburse funds and prepare report.
• Compile and review information for accuracy; and maintain record
• Maintain Inventory office supplies and equipment
• Prepare, file and submit orders for purchase
• Serves as key leader with understanding of the business and technical financial processes compliance in terms of withholding tax and other aspects.

Minimum Requirement

• Bachelors’ degree preferably with a major in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration.
• CPA qualification is an added advantage
• Proven track record of success and accomplishment in previous position(s).
• Knowledge of IFRS procedures and policies strongly preferred.
• Knowledge of internal controls and procedures
• Strong track record on integrity and business conduct standards
• Minimum 2 years’ managing corporate accounts payable, preferably experience with ERP
• Experience of manufacturing industry would be an advantage.
• Experience of manufacturing industry would be an advantage.

Competencies and Skills required

• Strong process and management skills
• Ability to deal with rapidly shifting priorities and work demands, and willingness to learn new skills and seek help from others
• Ability to contribute to team performance with strong interpersonal and communications skills with attention to details.
• Ability to work under strict deadline and deliver quality results with limited supervision
• Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.




More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Accountancy / Controlling / Tax
Industry / Industries Fast Moving Consumer Goods
Region Kenya
Keywords AP

Contact information

Name Dorbe Leit