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Payable Accountant at Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

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Job Description

Key Purpose Statement

To oversee the Accounts Payable department and ensure supplier payments are made within agreed payment terms and in line with company interest.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

Manage Supplier Accounts

  • Obtaining monthly supplier statements.
  • Run creditors age analysis.
  • Do creditors reconciliations.
  • Creditors extended to 60 days.
  • Check all Creditors reconciliations are current and up to date , no long outstanding items.
  • Reconciliation sign off with suppliers.

Financial Administration

  • To maintain the GR and IR account monthly
  • Analyze all outstanding items on GRIR and age analysis,  No items older than 60days
  • Monthly compilation of general ledger accounts for the tax pack.
  • No items on GR and IR accounts for longer than 60 days.
  • Monthly GL reconciliation packs as per year end requirements with timeous follow up and clearance , with no items outstanding for longer than 60 days.
  • All close off and reporting deadlines to be met.
  • Outstanding items on AP reconciliation not to exceed 30 days.
  •  Current liability file current and 100% accurate
  •  All monthly GL accounts reconciled with lead schedules for tax pack purposes.
  • Local and foreign reconciliation maintained monthly
  • Monthly VAT to GL reconciliation
  • Check all creditors reconciliations are current and up to date, with no long outstanding items.
  • VAT and Withholding Tax review and timely filing as per KRA deadlines.
  • Timely payment of Statutory deductions.
  • VAA management.
  • Vendor onboarding and updates.
  • Net working Capital Management.

Routine Accounting Functions

  • Manage Accounts Payable
  • Settled Accounts as per the payment terms
  • Intercompany payments and confirmation

Internal controls and compliance

  • Payments processed are approved as per the COA
  • Review GL and Supplier statements Reconciliations
  • Monitor NAV or SAP Compliance
  • Monitor Internal Audit Findings close outs
  • Ensure timely statutory filing of returns and payments e.g. installment tax, VAT, Excise tax and PAYE. Land rent and rates

General Administration

  • Collection and posting of payments
  • Maintain suppliers filing system and document flow
  • Resolve suppliers queries
  • Maintenance of SOPs and work instructions
  • Review of payments

SAP Month End Close

  • Intercompany accounts confirmations for HFM
  • Accurate creditors aged analysis

Financial Year End

  •    Provide supporting documents as per the auditors samples

Skills, Experience & Education    

Experience

  • At least 5 years working experience in Finance.
  • SAP experience an advantage.
  • Creditors handling background.
  • Ability to solve problems and make decisions with agility.
  • Ability to work independently and complete duties wit little direct supervision.
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure in meeting deadlines.
  • Good business acumen, team player, leadership skills and a good communicator.
  • Finance acumen and skills.

Qualifications

  • Minimum requirement: Bachelor Degree in Accounting or  Accounting and Finance.
  • Finance Accreditation with a Finance body ICPAK or  ACCA

Apply online on Coca-Cola Beverages Africa by 22 September 2022

 

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