ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

Our client, in a hospitality industry is looking for accounts payable who will be responsible for processing of invoices based on goods receipts, facilitate timely payment of suppliers, ensure all invoices paid are due and checked, answer and resolve supplier queries, processing of statutory taxes, handling inter-company transactions and confirmations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

a) Collaborate with accounting team to support various accounting projects and activities on a daily basis.
b) Prepare financial status and analysis reports for Board of Directors.
c) Perform journal entries as per established and statutory accounting standards.
d) Carry out reconciliations of supplier accounts, general ledger and sub-ledger on a monthly basis.
e) All creditors’ and statutory payments to be made within agreed payment terms, ensuring that discount is obtained where possible
f) Maintain general ledger at account level.
g) Provide financial information for business analysis and auditing when needed.
h) Process invoices accurately and timely as per company procedures.
i) Verify financial statements, ledgers and accounts for errors and make appropriate corrections or refer to supervisor if errors are of complex nature.
j) Answer supplier queries and issues in timely and accurate manner.
k) Prepare and submit expense reports to management for approval.
l) Prepare management reports related to accounts payable.
m) Prepare period end journals for accruals.
n) Perform account reconciliations and ensure all ledgers are closed
o) Preparation of cash-flow projections for supplier payments in conjunction with the treasury team

Educational Requirements

A bachelor’s degree in Accounting/ Finance or related field.
• CPA certification will be an added advantage
• Strong bookkeeping skills
• Proficiency in use of accounting software’s
• Familiarity with IFRSs

Related Job Experience/Qualifications

  • Experience in restaurant accounting will be an added advantage
  • 1-2 years’ experience in finance and related fields