Accounts Assistant job at Syngenta
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Vacancy title:
Accounts Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Information Technology , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Syngenta

Deadline of this Job:
09 May 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Tuesday, April 26, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Accounts Assistant

Description

The Accounts Assistant is a role within the BA finance function based in Kenya reporting to the Lead Accountant. The purpose of the role includes:
• Support the Lead Accountant in ensuring the Vendor accounts records are accurate for purposes of supporting payable activities.
• Manage cash outflows of the business through interaction with a third party and related party accountants.
• Participate in the month-end procedures within the area of influence and any other allocated tasks
• Support the function in the annual audit process and any other scheduled or Adhoc reviews.

Accountabilities

• Manage the day-to-day transactions within accounts payables such as posting of vendor Invoices, allocations, and ledger posting with high accuracy of final accounts.
• Verifying supporting documentation and Reconciliation of 3rd party and related party accounts.
• Support in the month-end process by ensuring activities around payables and cash are accurate and any other allocated areas on an Adhoc basis.
• Perform bank reconciliations on all accounts by ensuring all transactions have been appropriately posted and any reconciling items have been appropriately resolved.
• Manage the internal controls framework within the finance operations to ensure compliance with the local and regional policies of the business.
• Facilitate tax compliance at a transactional level within the payable cycle.
• Ensure proper filing of all the records pertaining to the accounts payable with the business electronic systems and archiving for ease of accessibility to the relevant parties.
• Support the business function in any other activities that may be assigned

Critical success factors
• Payable Management and analytical skills
• Collaborative and team-oriented mindset
• Project planning and management
• Strong communication and relationships with local finance team members and other stakeholders.

Qualifications

Knowledge, experience & capabilities

Critical knowledge

• A strong academic report with an undergraduate degree in commerce, accounting, or finance or its equivalent and a relevant professional qualification i.e. CPA, ACCA, CIMA,
• Excellent knowledge of SAP and Ms. Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
• Excellent knowledge of relevant local/ regional tax legislations.
• Excellent understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
• Good understanding of business end to end processes and internal controls

Critical Experience
• 1+ years of professional experience in financial operations and payable management
• Ability to manage self, work independently, make informed decisions, and determine priorities
• Time management skills with high proactive behavior to take initiatives
• Good interaction with functional leadership and external customers

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Interested and qualified? Go to Syngenta on syngenta.taleo.net to apply


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 09 May 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 26-04-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 26-04-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 26-04-2065
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