Payables Coordinator Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Payables Coordinator

Hiring Organization: Nature Conservancy
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Non Profit
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/11/2024

We’re Looking For You

The Payables Coordinator will work as part of a team within a business unit, coordinating tasks related to one or more functional activities . The payables Coordinator will be responsible for the following.

  • Ensure timely review & approval of Invoice payments & expense reports in concur as per TNC policies, procurement procedures, compliance, accounting codes and supporting documents.
  • Ensure timely classification of paid expense reports and generation of reports on trends to inform decision-making.
  • Monitoring employees’ timely liquidation of Cash advances & ensuring compliance with TNC cash advance policy.
  • Approve cash advance requests in concur ensuring all requests are well-supported and in compliance with TNC policies.
  • Liaise with supervisors for timely approval of official expenses
  • Provide effective supervision of Operations Officers and excellent service provision across the business unit
  • Conduct capacity building of all staff to ensure all are competently using the financial systems for timely payments and reconciliation.
  • Be willing to travel, work overtime, and work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Work environment involves only infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements and minor physical exertion and/or strain.

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field and four years of related experience or equivalent.
  • Professional Accounting Qualification CPAK/ ACCA or equivalent
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience using accounting and financial reporting systems (ERPs).
  • Experience negotiating agreements.
  • Experience supervising staff, interns, and/or volunteers.
  • Experience working with a wide range of people, such as the Board of Directors, Donors, Volunteers, and/or all levels of staff.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams.

Desired Qualifications

  • Over 7 years’ experience working in accounting or finance and processing financial payments in an International NGO
  • Experience supporting financial operations for multiple countries across Africa
  • Experience in Supply Chain and procurement
  • Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experiences are appreciated.
  • Ability to manage and implement complex processes and diverse activities.
  • Ability to work in partnership with others in a collaborative role.
  • Advanced knowledge of current and evolving technology utilized by the program.
  • Demonstrated ability to conceive and write creatively for various audiences.
  • Proficiency in interpreting guidelines and manipulating, analyzing, and interpreting data.
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated a high level of integrity and trust.
  • Strong organization, planning, and problem-solving skills.
  • Successful experience implementing strategic program goals.

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