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Trainee Accountant - Payable

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Deadline 2019-10-02


Purpose: Accountant is obliged to facilitate a seamless supplies flow by ensuring timely supplier payment that fairly matches to cost of goods sold. The office holds a key function of compensating vendors for a smooth supply chain flow.

Being one of the major functions, the accountant must portray strong leadership skills to the broad team.


Key Objectives

  • Maintain accurate, complete and reconciled vendor records by timely posting of invoices and monthly reconciliations.
  • Facilitate a seamless supplies flow by ensuring timely supplier payment that fairly matches to cost of sales.
  • Ensure stable cash flows by preparation of weekly, monthly & yearly cash outflow plans.
  • Achieve optimum staff productivity by implementing monthly performance measures.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Facilitate a smooth supply chain by ensuring timely payments for purchases.
  • Ensure all liability is timely and accurately recognized in the books.
  • Ensure all liabilities are timely and accurately recognized in the books.
  • Ensure that supplier’s balances reconcile to the company books at all times.
  • Flag out all vendors with old accounts over 90days and resolving them.
  • To ensure all suppliers payable queries are addressed satisfactorily
  • Training and monitoring of auto invoicing process at the branch level.
  • Ensure the company enjoys sufficient supplier’s credit by negotiating the optimum terms with vendors.
  • Ensure all accounts are processed and submitted for payment within 30days.
  • Participate in preparation of weekly, monthly and yearly payment plans.
  • Ensure all GRNs are fully recovered when approving accounts for payment.
  • Any other duties assigned by management.

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