Payable Accountant Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Payable Accountant

Hiring Organization: Bureau Veritas
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Testing, Inspection, Certification
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 04/02/2024

Bureau Veritas is a world leader in laboratory testing, inspection and certification services. Created in 1828, the Group has 78,000 employees located in more than 1,600 offices and laboratories around the globe. Bureau Veritas helps its clients improve their performance by offering services and innovative solutions in order to ensure that their assets, products, infrastructure and processes meet standards and regulations in terms of quality, health and safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.


  • Ensuring the implementation of the purchase order process controls
  • Analysing the aging of the purchase order listing and goods received listing
  • Ensure accurate matching of purchase orders, goods received notes and the invoice

Ap Capturing Of Invoices And Credit Notes

  • Receive and manually capture all supplier invoices and credit notes
  • Ensure that only approved invoices are accurately and completely captured
  • Ensure all relevant fields are captured completely and accurately
  • Ensure that all costs are allocated to the correct GL accounts and cost centers

Supplier Age Analysis And Reconciliation

  • Perform a monthly reconciliation of the supplier age analysis to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted to avoid long outstanding items and debit balances.
  • Ensuring all supporting documents are attached (PO, Delivery Notes, Statements and Fiscalised Invoices) all invoices must be approved for payment accordingly before forwarding to Treasury.
  • Ensure that supplier accounts are not blocked
  • Accurately and completely reconcile the supplier statement to the AP ledger
  • Ensure all credit notes are requested where applicable
  • Timeously follow up on reconciling items to ensure that they are resolved accordingly within the following month
  • Respond to and resolve all supplier related queries in the shortest time possible

Supplier Payments

  • Transmit creditor reconciliations to treasury for payment
  • Ensure that all supplier payments are handled in an organized and
  • timely manner and payments are within the agreed supplier payment terms.
  • Ensure that all remittances and proof of payments are distributed to suppliers and stakeholders timeously, accurately, and regularly.

Cost Control

  • Assist Financial controller in overseeing, review and analysing cost expenditures and purchases within the organization and make recommendations about cost-efficient and financially feasible cost options.


  • Relevant bachelor’s degree
  • Must have CPA – Part 2.
  • Must be analytical, detail and results oriented individual.
  • Must have the ability to work within strict deadlines and limited supervision
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Must have an impeccable integrity and diligence.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.

Click Here To Apply