Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya – Accounts Payable

Job Vacancy: Accounts Payable


Location: Nairobi

Our client, a supermarket chain, is recruiting an Accounts
Payable to join their growing team.

Job Summary: Responsible for
processing all invoices received for payment and for undertaking the payment of
all creditors in an accurate, efficient and timely manner.

Key Responsibilities:

·        
Calculate, post business transactions, process invoices, verify
financial data for use in maintaining accounts payable records, and provide
other clerical support necessary to pay the obligations of the organization

·        
Clarify any questionable invoice items, prices or receiving
signatures

·        
Obtain proper information and/or data regarding invoice payments

·        
Assemble invoices to be completed for payment

·        
Verify and calculate all extensions and totals on invoices
(calculating and taking discounts when applicable),

·        
Review invoices and requisitions for satisfactory payment
approval

·        
Check vendor files for any previous payments and assign voucher
numbers

·        
Maintain copies of vouchers, invoices or correspondence
necessary for files


·        
Prepare vouchers as per accounting policies and procedures

·        
Generate financial statements and reports detailing accounts receivable
status

·        
Reconcile bank statements

Key Requirements

·        
Proven working experience as Accounts Payable

·        
Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable
principles

·        
Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures
and financial records

·        
Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers

·        
Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and proprietary software

·        
Proficiency in English and in MS Office

·        
Customer service orientation and negotiation skills

·        
High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

·        
BS degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration

Deadline: Interested
parties should send their online applications on or before 25th September 2020

Correspondence: Applications and
detailed CV to be submitted online at http://goo.gl/T8sryH

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be
considered

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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