Credit & Accounting Officer Full-time JobMay 12th, 2023 at 13:35 General Lilongwe Reference: 2724
Alliance One Tobacco (Malawi) Limited is a subsidiary of a trusted provider of responsibly sourced, independently verified, sustainable and traceable agricultural products and ingredients, operating in Malawi servicing the needs of its shareholders and their customers.
Alliance One Tobacco (Malawi) is seeking applications for the position of:
CREDIT & ACCOUNTING OFFICER
Reporting directly to the Financial Accountant, key responsibilities for the successful candidate will among other things include the following:
Key responsibilities include:
Manages the accounts payable cycle from receipt of invoices to payment; including obtaining approvals from department heads, allocation of cost centers, matching purchase orders and capturing the invoices to the subledger in the accounting system.
Generates accounts payable aged reports from the creditors’ ledger and identifies accounts that are due for payment.
Prepares creditors reconciliation statements, follows up reconciling items with stores and suppliers and ensures reconciling items are cleared in a timely manner.
Prepares list of invoices to be paid identified from the reconciliation Exercise.
Prepares payment runs in SAP for cheques and wire transfers to be printed by the cashier.
Prepares monthly accounts payable journals and balance sheet reconciliations.
Maintains the Malawi Kwacha and USD accounts payable sub ledger.
Processes vendor down payments and ensures that they are properly reconciled.
Qualifications, Experience and Personal Attributes
Relevant Degree in Accountancy or studying towards completion of a professional qualification such as ICAM, ACCA or CIMA.
Excellent computer skills, advanced masterly of Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point and other computer packages like SAP.
Knowledge of accounting principles and Accounts Payable processes.
Experience in managing creditors in a busy accounts office.
Ability to run computer based applications and maintain sub ledgers in SAP.
Excellent analytical, reconciliation and reporting skills.
Integrity, trustworthy and ethically upright professional in good standing with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Malawi.
Method Of Application
Qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and Curriculum Vitae (CV) with names of three referees to the address below, no later than 19th May 2023.
The Human Resource Services Controller
Alliance One Tobacco (Malawi) Limited
P.O. Box 30522
Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.