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Accounts Payable Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Title: Accounts Payable Accountant
Recruiter: Altima Africa Ltd


Location: Nairobi 

Available: ASAP

Category: Experienced 

Offer: Neg.
Profile Introduction
Our Client, a leading independent oil & gas, exploration and production company seeks to recruit an Accounts Payable Accountant to carry out accounting and paperwork tasks related to the actual efficient maintenance as well as processing of company accounts payable. 

The position holder will be reporting to the Senior Financial Accountant.

Minimum Requirements
Essential Educational and professional qualifications
  • Degree and CPA/ACCA part qualification.
  • At least 3 years working experience in a similar role.
  • Experience of working in the upstream oil and gas industry would be an added advantage.
  • SUN/SAP working experience (ideal but not essential).
Job Purpose
To ensure the timely and accurate registering and processing of invoices in accordance with Company policies, timely communication to various Suppliers on payments and to maintaining up to date, accurate supplier reconciliations.
Job Specification
  • To accurately register, code and process invoices for payment ensuring that all invoices are approved in accordance with the Company delegation of authority limits.
  • Follow-up and resolve Invoice Queries Externally and Internally.
  • Ensure monthly reconciliation of vendor accounts.
  • Ensure vendor payments are achieved within the agreed contractual payment terms.
  • Generate aging and other vendor reports as required.
  • Prepare month end accrual journals.
  • Requesting for supplier account creation in Maximo.
  • Participate in and contribute to process and system improvement initiatives.
  • Ensure accurate recordings and treatment of Withholding Tax.
  • Provide ad-hoc support to the JV and Financial accounting team.
  • Assist in audit file preparation.
Key Competencies
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a professional attitude
  • Adept at dealing with individuals at levels in the organisation.
  • High attention to detail and quality, ‘first right time’ approach
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Shows aptitude for continuous improvement
  • Professional attitude
  • Team player.
How to Apply
If you are qualified and up to the challenge and apply online 
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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