Accounts Payable Accountant - Import

Confidential Company - New Cairo, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
3 to 6 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job
  • Maintain up-to-date accounts payable system
  • Updating and maintaining records of expenditures
  • Ensuring that all payments are made in accordance with company policy
  • Reconcile accounts payable transactions.
  • Pays invoices by verifying transaction information; scheduling and preparing disbursements; obtaining authorization of payment.
  • Process trade vendor invoices and service provider invoices for travel / freight / customs duty / insurance / inventory by entering them into the system
  • Monitor suppliers account details for terms of payment, credit terms and other irregularities
  • Enter all Service Provider invoices into the System after checking with company logistic records of each transaction and after receiving approved purchase orders.
  • Report any Documentation issues reported by Logistic / Freight Forwarders to the Vendors for timely solution.
  • Make Monthly / Periodic reconciliation of Vendor Accounts immediately notifying any variances to the vendor and the management for corrective action.
  • Reconciliation for Trade vendors done on a bi-monthly basis to ensure there is sufficient time to resolve issues if any before the month end and non- trade vendors reconciliation are done every month end.
  • Notifying the vendor and the management of any additional cost involved on shipments, in order to minimize exposure of charges and unforeseen loss to the company.
  • Vendor Payments to be processed as per each vendors credit terms without incurring any late payment charges and missing out on any vendor rebates
  • Develop and maintain reports and files on the Accounts Payable processing.
  • Review Import documents and ensure docs are approved and sent to the banks on time.
  • Assist with month-end closing.
  • Collect data and prepare monthly metrics.
Job Requirements
  • 3-6 years of experience in Import Field is a MUST.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  • Technical expertise in using MS applications.
  • Work experience in ERP accounting systems is preferable.
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills.
  • Banking knowledge is preferable.
  • Should hold strong written and spoken communication skills in English.
  • High Confidence and personal skills.
Industry: Furniture
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