About This Job:

Q-Sourcing Limited trading as Q-Sourcing Servtec is a manpower management solutions firm operating in the East African Region in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and South Sudan. On behalf of our client, we are looking for a competentskilled, and experienced Finance Business Partner – Accounts Payable to work in Kampala.

 Job Purpose:

Accounting for the end to end accounts payable cycle, management of the accruals process, compliance with indirect tax requirements and update of the fixed assets register.

 Key Roles and responsibilities

  • Setting up all suppliers in ERP
  • Review and verify invoices
  • Sort, code and three-way matching of invoices with the purchase order and the receiving document
  • Set invoices up for payment in the ERP
  • Schedule prepare supplier invoices for electronic transfers and payments
  • Making accurate and timely payment to suppliers
  • Post other supplier related transactions i.e., journals and credit notes
  • Ensure that the accrual process captures all uninvoiced liabilities due to suppliers
  • Reconcile accounts payable balances in the general ledger with the supplier statements
  • Monitor supplier accounts to ensure payments are up to date / within agreed trading terms.
  • Provide input to the treasury cycle by capturing forecast payments in line with the agreed trading terms
  • Track and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues
  • Reconcile all payments made in advance to suppliers
  • Maintain vendor files updated
  • Correspond promptly with vendors and respond to inquiries
  • Assist with month-end closing
  • Provide supporting documentation for audits
  • Manage withholding tax returns
  • Reconciliation and payment of VAT
  • Update and maintenance of the fixed assets register

Qualifications and experience

  • A relevant degree in business, finance, commerce or a related field will be an added advantage
  • A fully qualified accountant, or at an advanced stage towards qualification
  • At least 3 years of accounts payable experience, ideally in an FMCG environment
  • Hands on experience with internal and stakeholder management.

Skills and Competencies

  • Proficient in data entry and management
  • Well organized and good ability to prioritize
  • Accurate and attention to detail
  • Confidentiality and very good integrity
  • Ability to judge in best interest of the business
  • Good communication skills
  • Information management skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Good team work
  • Sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
  • Working-knowledge of major accounting software programs and ERP
  • Full knowledge of the accounts payable cycle
  • Hands on knowledge of general accounting procedures and International Financial Reporting Standards

 How to apply:

All candidates who meet the criteria outlined as above are encouraged apply under the job vacancy “QSSU-CU-AP-FINANCE BUSINESS PARTNER-ACCOUNTS PAYABLE”.

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Note: Deadline for applications is not later than 5:00 pmFriday February 05th2021.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.