PZ Cussons Accounting Recruitment in Kenya
PZ Cussons East Africa has advertised for an Accountant, and Accounts Payable Job in Nairobi Kenya.
PZ Cussons East Africa is a leading Global Manufacturer, Marketer and Home of leading Household and Personal Care Brands that include Carex, Imperial Leather, Venus, Robb, Ushindi and Flamingo.
The purpose of this accounting job in kenya is to plan, organize and manage the operations of the Accounts Payable section to ensure efficient processing and maintenance of the Accounts Payable transactions. This job reports to the Operations Controller.
Principal Responsibilities of this accountant position are in 3 Core Areas: Supplier management, Net working capital and Performance Management as well as the following accountabilities:-
Streamline the supplier payment process including scheduling of payments.
Reviewing of all supplier reconciliations and ensuring that there are no reconciling items that are older than one month
Review on a monthly basis the GRNI control accounts and ensuring that the amounts outstanding are below 60 days old.
Review and check all invoice batches before confirming and updating the same in MFG
Maintain a log of all disputed invoices and report monthly on action taken to resolve them
Manage payment to inter-company and overseas supplier and generate a forecast of FX payments on a weekly basis for the purposes of managing the Forex exposure.
Spearhead automation of payment processes.
Manage local supplier payments by among other things ensuring payments are done as per agreed terms, supplier relations are maintained and improved
Manage the performance of direct reports including setting individual KPIS, tracking and measuring the performance of staff against the Key Performance Indicators on a quarterly basis.
Developing the accounts payable team through on the job coaching and evaluating the training needs/proposing action to address the needs.
Bachelors’ degree in Commerce, preferably Accounting/Finance option
CPA (Kenya) or finalist
Knowledge of various legal requirements regarding Kenyan Government Taxes
Knowledge of the Accounting cycle particularly Accounts payable cycle and General ledger
Working Knowledge of fully integrated ERP systems
3 to 5 years in a busy Accounts Payable environment
Ability to align self to our core values of Courage, Accountability, networking, Drive and Oneness
Potential to demonstrate our Global Competencies of Creating the Future, Working Together, being Adaptable, and Pursuing Success within the first six months of employment
PZ Cussons is an equal opportunity employer
How to Apply For This Accounting Job.
If you meet the requirements for this job, please send your application and CV to Jobs.Kenya@pzcussons.com by 15th July 2011.
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