Wananchi Group Payables Accountant Job in Kenya 2022
Career Employment Kenya: Wananchi Group Payables Accountant Job in Kenya 2022
Job Description: Today Recruitment Kenya

Wananchi Group (K) Ltd

Job Title: Payables Accountant

Department & Location: Finance & Admin

Employment Status / Type: Full-time

Reporting to: Finance Manager AR/AP

Manages Others: No

Job Purpose / Summary: The AP accountant is responsible for managing the entire chain of the purchase to payments process.

He/she will manage the creditors portfolio as well as ensure the company optimizes its purchases procedures to maximize value for its resources as well as promote transparency and professionalism

Key Roles:

  • Ensuring timely and accurate posting of approved invoices.
  • Ensure all Critical payments are highlighted and provided for in all payment cycles.
  • Liaise with procurement and user departments to ensure that all supporting documents (LPO, GRV, GRN, SRN) have been availed so that due payments are made on a timely basis.
  • Managing an efficient purchase to payment cycle.
  • Resolution of all supplier discrepancies.
  • Constant review of supplier legitimacy.
  • Monthly Suppliers’ accounts reconciliations
  • Preparation and submission of various taxes as per agreed timelines.
  • Monthly preparation of an aged suppliers’ report which includes substantiation and analysis of all open accounts.
  • Balance sheet Review and reconciliation
  • Participation and assist in external Audit
  • Weekly and Monthly preparation of Accounts payable schedules to aid projection of payments.
  • Ensure proper filling for the Supplier invoices
  • Monthly Accrual, Prepayments and GRN posting.
  • Maintain clean supplier deposits ledger
  • No unjustified Debit balances in Trade payables ledger. Full support to be provided.
  • Any other duty as requested by the supervisor.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Timely payment of Trade creditors by 10th of every month.
  • Update Pending LPO’s report every Wednesday by 5pm
  • Tax & Payroll deduction filing and payment as per various company SLA’s. (4th, 11th and 26th every month).
  • Fully reconciled aged creditors report by working day 1 of the following month.
  • Clear reconciling items within a single Pay-run.
  • Prepare provision Payment Projections by 20th of every Month and final provision on 1st of every Month.
  • Fully Reconciled balance sheet ledgers by working day 1 of every month
  • Prepare staff reimbursement every Friday of the week.
  • Periodic balance sheet cleanup every Thursday.
  • Pay Agent commissions by 4th of every month.
  • Ensure all approved payments have been released by the bank within 24hrs.
  • Preparation and payment of import taxes within 12 hours of receipt of paperwork.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates to submit their applications including a detailed CV and day time telephone contact to recruit@ke.wananchi.com on or before 10th June 2022.

The subject line should read Payables Accountant.

Wananchi Group is an equal opportunity employer and will offer competitive remuneration and benefits to the right candidate.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Note: Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.