FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT (PAYABLES) – AMREF Flying Doctors

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JOB DESCRIPTION

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT (PAYABLES) POSITION
REF: AFD/FIN/ 09-08/2021N/08-2021

  1. IDENTIFICATION
Job title Financial Accountant (Payables)
Reporting to Finance Business Partner – Payables & Treasury
Function Finance Unit
Physical Location Inside Wilson Airport, Nairobi

 

  1. MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB
  • The key function of this role is the management of Accounts Payable (AP) and suppliers.
  • The Financial Accountant (Payables) will ensure that Accounts Payables transactions are captured accurately in the accounting system and payables managed in an efficient and optimal manner.
  • The incumbent to ensure good relationships are nurtured and maintained with vendors.
3. PRINCIPA L RESPONSIBILITIES
KEY RESPONSIBILITI

ES

MAIN TASKS EXTENT OF DISCRETI ON
Payables Management •       Receiving and authenticate invoices and/ or statements from

suppliers checking for accuracy, procurement process and supporting documents.

•       Book invoices in the Microsoft Dynamics Nav system accurately

and to the right expenses/assets lines.

•       Ensuring that expenses are duly supported by an Invoice,

Delivery Note, Goods Received Note, LPO/Contract, Purchase Requisition etc.

•       Paying suppliers on the scheduled payment day(s) and ensure

alerts/advices are received by the suppliers on the amounts paid and the invoices against which the payment applies.

•      Apply the payments made against open invoices in the



Microsoft Dynamics Nav system.

•      Handle queries from creditors as they arise and on a timely

basis.

•       Managing the filing and archiving of all the documents related



to creditors handled.

•       Participate in and support internal and external audits by



producing the required data and supporting documents and/ or schedules.

Full
Payroll             &

Statutory

•     Processing and make payments to short term contract workers

and locum doctors and nurses.

Full

 

 

Deductions Support •       File and make timely payments for statutory deductions arising



from payments to short term contract workers and locum doctors and nurses.

•      Assisting in computation and checking of employees’ overtime

and other claims before they are submitted to HR for payroll processing.

 
Reporting   and



Month         End

Closing Procedure

•      Preparing monthly debit and credit cards reconciliations on a

timely basis.

•      Preparing the allocated monthly creditors reconciliations on a



timely basis.

•       Preparing ad hoc reports as might be requested by the

supervisor.

•       Perform any other work-related duties as requested

Full

 

4          REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS and Experience



  • Bachelor’s of Commerce Degree in Accounting, Finance or an equivalent degree in business studies.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ work experience in a similar or equivalent role
  • Good understanding of internal controls procedures and processes around Accounts Payable

management

  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics Nav will be an added advantage.
  • ICT proficiency
    • Competencies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Natural pro-activeness, self-driven with a positive attitude
  • Great attention to detail and high degree of discipline
  • A strong team player, dependable and reliable nature
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision in a highly dynamic environment.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Based at AMREF Flying Doctors Hangar, Wilson Airport, AMREF Flying Doctors has a 24-hour work environment.

  • How to Apply:
  1. If you are interested, please visit the websites at AMREF Flying Doctors https://flydoc.org/career-opportunities/ or Amref Health Africa https://amref.org/vacancies/ to view the full job description.
  2. You will be directed to our online portal where you will be required to create an account successfully in order to submit your application.
  • Attach a cover letter and an updated CV in PDF in your application
  1. Please note that you will receive an email confirmation for creation of account and an acknowledgment email upon submitting your application.
  2. Submit your application by 22nd August 2021.

Please note; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



 



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