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Accounts Assistant - Payables

Closing: Apr 3, 2024

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Published: Mar 24, 2024 (26 days ago)

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Job Summary:

  • As a Accounts Payable Assistant for Colgate Palmolive East Africa you´ll be responsible for to providing financial and administrative support for the organization. Verifying invoices against purchase orders for correctness, processing and allocating any variances within 2 days from receipt. Preparing vendor reconciliations for all vendors that provide monthly statements. Preparing monthly AP GL control reconciliations by the 10th of every month, running a GR/IR report monthly by country and distributing it by the 10th of every month highlighting overdue PO’s that require investigation.

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in Finance or equivalent field
  • CPA qualification from section 3 is a must

Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Min 2 years working experience in Finance
  • Analytical mindset with attention to detail.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to thrive under pressure and meet targets.
  • Innovative approach with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Excellent interpersonal abilities.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.
  • Results-oriented mindset.


Responsibilities

Job Summary:

  • As a Accounts Payable Assistant for Colgate Palmolive East Africa you´ll be responsible for to providing financial and administrative support for the organization. Verifying invoices against purchase orders for correctness, processing and allocating any variances within 2 days from receipt. Preparing vendor reconciliations for all vendors that provide monthly statements. Preparing monthly AP GL control reconciliations by the 10th of every month, running a GR/IR report monthly by country and distributing it by the 10th of every month highlighting overdue PO’s that require investigation.

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in Finance or equivalent field
  • CPA qualification from section 3 is a must

Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Min 2 years working experience in Finance
  • Analytical mindset with attention to detail.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to thrive under pressure and meet targets.
  • Innovative approach with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Excellent interpersonal abilities.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.
  • Results-oriented mindset.


  • Effect payment to all local/intercompany/foreign vendors.
  • Perform invoice verification on all invoices received from suppliers.
  • Communicate with various departments within the company to resolve queries and problems.
  • Communicate with various suppliers to obtain outstanding documentation.
  • Collate the necessary documentation so that the payment to the supplier can be processed.
  • Reconcile payment proposed in the supplier’s statement on Excel.
  • Prepare and submit month-end reports.
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  • Inter-company balancing between sister subsidiaries on a monthly basis.


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