Accounts Payable Accountant
Dangote Group , Cameroon

Experience
1 Year
Salary
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
No
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
May 11, 2021
Last Date
Aug 11, 2021
Location(s)

Job Description

Job Summary

  • Coordinate the timely and accurate processing of supplier invoices and intercompany accounts payable, to facilitate payment when due.
  • Ensure the validity of all supplier invoices before authorisation for payment and appropriate reconciliation of supplier accounts.
  • Manage the Accounts Payable function in DC Cameroon
  • Analyse and maintain Accounts Payable performance metrics, service relationships and communications across departments in DC Cameroon.
  • Provide appropriate responses to suppliers’ queries/ issues and escalate unresolved issues to the Finance Controller.
  • Perform reconciliation of suppliers’ sub-ledger accounts to the general ledger on a monthly basis.
  • Recommend updates to existing invoice processing policies and procedures.
  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date record of all invoices received from suppliers/ vendors.
  • Maintain a comprehensive record of all approved invoices, bills and payment supports.
  • Review staff advance requests and ensure requisitions are duly authorised by relevant department/ unit heads.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of invoices and staff advance/ retirement documentation.
  • Prepare periodic activity reports for the attention of the Finance Controller including information on outstanding payments to suppliers, approved invoices, etc.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Finance Controller.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review supplier invoices and supporting documents against invoice processing checklist in order to establish completeness and validity of details.
  • Match supplier invoices to purchase orders prior to processing to ensure consistency and identify errors/discrepancies/irregularities for prompt resolution.
  • Maintain ageing report of debt and outstanding payments to suppliers.

Requirements

Key Requirements

Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Accounting or a related discipline.
  • Professional certification from a recognised accounting professional association will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of IFRS, finance best practices and other applicable accounting standards.
  • Sound business acumen.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • High ethical standards and integrity.
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office tools.

Skills and Competencies

  • Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
  • Working knowledge of accounting packages and systems, including SAP.

Benefits

Private health insurance

paid time off

Training amp; Development

Job Specification

Dangote Group

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