Accounts Payable Accountant Job in Kenya

Summary of Role:  

Processing checks, wires, and ACH payments. Delivers
customer service based on accounting policies and procedures and meets or
exceeds expectations of entire organization. Reconciles relevant accounts
monthly, leads relevant month-end close tasks, leads audit-support tasks, as
assigned.

Key Responsibilities:

Recording,
Analysis and Reporting: 

Payment Processing: Processes
checks, wires and ACH payments.

Customer Service: Delivers
customer service based on accounting policies and procedures and meets or
exceeds expectations of entire organization.

Enters data accurately into
Serenic accounting system.

Initiates payment on invoices in
a timely manner.

Travel Expenses: Reviews of all
travel expense reports to ensure accuracy and adherence to travel policy.

Compliance/Document
Verification:


Reviews all data on invoices,
purchase orders and requisitions to ensure proper Reviews all supporting
documents to verify completeness and accuracy.

Accounting
Support:

Conducts month-end close process,
including reconciliation of accounts payable and travel advances.

Leads tasks related to annual
audit, as assigned.

Process
and Tools Continuous Improvement:

Develops process improvement
tools, job aids, etc. relevant to position, as assigned.

Capacity
Building and Development:

Leads training to other business
units on accounting forms and proper coding

Required Education and Work Experience:

Degree in Accounting, Finance,
Business Management, or equivalent, or a combination of education and
experience that yields the required competencies.

3 years’ finance and accounting
experience, preferably in an international, nonprofit organization

Accounting Principles and
Practices: Advanced knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles,
practices, and procedures, with a focus on accounts payable.

Reconciliation: Advanced
knowledge and ability to manage complex account reconciliations according
to standards and guidelines.

Reporting: Advanced knowledge of
financial reporting process.

Accounting Systems and Tools:
Advanced knowledge of accounting systems, data and spreadsheets.

Preferred Competence and Work
Experience:

Work experience in international
Finance and Accounting in an organization of at least $50M in revenue with
multiple international offices.

Work experience with Serenic/Microsoft Dynamics NAV accounting
system and UKG payroll/HRIS.

Work experience with government
grants and contracts.

Other
Information: 

Technology
to be Used:

Uses cellular and office phone,
laptop, or desktop computer.

Travel
Requirements:

Travel required (10% or less)

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