Payables Accountant job at ENGIE Energy Access
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Vacancy title:
Payables Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

ENGIE Energy Access

Deadline of this Job:
Tuesday, December 31 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Friday, December 08 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Purpose/Mission
The Payables Accountant will play a key role on the finance and accounting team. The role is expected to actively participate in the month-end close, preparing or reviewing all monthly reconciliations, and managing other accounting team members. The Payables Accountant will report directly to the Accounting Manager and work closely with all other EEA Zambia departments.

Key Responsibilities
Operational accounting:
• Manage the processing of all vendor payments via the bank to ensure correct documentation is in place and payments are made in compliance with process.
• Manage the processing of mobile money payments and posting in SAP within correct budget line item.
• Ensure timely payment of all payment request types including VRs (through DB / CX form), field team requests via SharePoint form & email requests, PRFs.
• Organize, file, and follow up on and maintain payment support, especially that from the field team.
• Manage the entities Bank accounts to ensure all transactions are correctly accounted for and all bank accounts are fully reconciled.
• Manage the cost line of the entity to ensure all expenses are fully accounted for and relevant accruals and releases are done:
• Coordinate with Accounts Payable Associates to ensure meeting of month end close deadlines and accurate / complete posting of all mobile money including the below:
• Posting / reconciling of all mobile money payments
• Managing accounts payable and ensure ending supplier balances are accurate.
• Preparing and maintaining prepaid expense & fixed asset registers and track all Company assets.
• Preparing month-end reconciliations for mobile money sending, accounts payable, prepaid expenses, and fixed assets (which will be reviewed by Accounting Associate or Sr Accountant).
• Manage and ensure all month end reconciliations under the Accounts payable section and accurately done and ensure outstanding items are cleared on a timely basis.
• Liaise with external auditors during the audit process.

Culture of integrity at EEA Zambia:
• Ensure adherence to all EEA Zambia policies and procedures, maintain financial security by following and enforcing all internal controls, protect operations by keeping financial information confidential, and communicate any process gaps or potential improvements to management.
• Maintain financial security by following internal controls and protect operations by keeping financial information confidential and raising any concerns around breaches.
• Create and contribute to a culture of honesty and integrity within the Finance Department and wider EEA Zambia by leading by example of professionalism, honesty and integrity.
• Highlight risks including but not limited to team members acting outside our finance department, procurement, and ethics policies to ensure proper safeguarding of assets and mitigate against any potential unethical or fraudulent activity.
• Perform various other accounting and office administration duties, as directed by the Accounting Manager.

Required Skills
• Computer, Excel skills, and accounting systems (preferably SAP)
• Attention to detail, strong organizational skills,
• Enjoys working with a team to achieve joint goals,
• Demonstration of integrity and honesty,
• Demonstrated resourcefulness in proposing new ways of driving accounting efficiencies.

• University degree and an advanced qualification (i.e. ACCA, CIMA, ZICA)
• Membership with ZICA is a must.
• 3-5 years prior experience in an operational accounting department
• Proficient in advanced Microsoft tools

• ENGIE is an equal opportunity employer, promoting diversity and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. All applications are screened based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without any regard to origin, age, name, sexual identity, orientation or preference, religion, marital status, health, disability, political opinions, union involvement or citizenship. Our differences are our strengths
• Business Unit: GBU Flexible Gen & Retail
• Division: Energy Access
• Contract Type: Fixed-Term
• Job Type: Full – Time
• Professional Experience: Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
• Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree
3 experience <15 years) • Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree ">

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Tuesday, December 31 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 08-12-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-12-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-12-2066
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