Payables Accountant, General Accounts, Job in Kenya

Job role

Support the smooth running of hospital activities by ensuring all procured hospital supplies are paid for in timely manner.

Key responsibilities:

Payment of suppliers and creditors:  Managing supplier credit terms and ensuring payment is done within the agreed credit period by preparation of supplier reconciliations and making payments.

Updating the Purchase Ledger journal:  Liaise with the posting accountant to make sure all invoices are correctly posted.

Resolving supplier issues:  liaising with suppliers and dealing with any matters arising; liaise with Materials Management Division to ensure that all invoices are received in finance department on time.

Reconciliation and adjustment of VAT on suppliers’ accounts:  Liaising with VAT accounts clerk on vat application and status of the VAT certificates; follow up with suppliers for credit notes to adjust our records; ensure VAT certificates are received and necessary adjustments made in our ledgers.

Audit preparation: Preparation of Audit Schedules for the audit file; ensuring proper reconciliation and support for the entries in the audit schedules; Making necessary adjustments in the Ledgers.

Accruals and prepayments:  Preparation of monthly accruals; posting of monthly accruals; preparation and posting of the prepaid expenses and preparation of reports as per the set timelines.

Stock management:  supervision of quarterly stock takes.

Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications and skills requirements:

Professional training ACCA / CPA (K)

Bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance

Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a busy Accounting Department

Good organizational and communication skills.

Good interpersonal skills        

Ability to work under minimum supervision and deliver on time

Proficiency in MS Office applications

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Excellent Excel and spreadsheet skills

Person of high integrity with a positive attitude towards work.

A team player with good organizational and communication skills

Attention to details and problem-solving skills.

Ability to set priorities and work effectively with minimum supervision.

Able to work flexible/long hours as and when required.

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