• Perry Longville

Accounts Payable

The Accounts Payable is involved in providing financial, administrative and clerical support to the organization. The incumbent will handle bookkeeping and generate reports and transactions that Auditors and Accountants will use when filing tax returns or computing taxation. Other duties include tracking income and expenses, producing reports and verifying the accuracy of figures. Most of them use computers and other accounting or bookkeeping software in their course of work.

Responsibilities include but restricted to:

  • Keeping track of all payments and expenditures, including payroll, purchase orders, invoices, statements, etc.

  • Reconciling processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances

  • Maintaining historical records

  • Paying employees by verifying expense reports and preparing pay checks

  • Paying vendors by scheduling pay checks and ensuring payment is received for outstanding credit; generally responding to all vendor enquiries regarding finance

  • Preparing analyses of accounts and producing monthly reports

  • Continuing to improve the payment process

Job Requirements

  • Academic Qualifications in Accounting or Finance

  • Ability to comprehend the payment terms of invoices and contract presented for payment

  • Strong organizational and prioritizing skills; Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to perform assigned duties accurately and meet deadlines in an interruptive and time pressured environment.

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