Accountant, Accounts Payable-MTN Ghana

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Accounting Assistant, Support (Finance)
  • Deadline:
    30/12/2020
  • Job Level:
  • Languages:
    English

Job Summary:

Process invoices and payments to suppliers in accordance with company policies, procedures and contractual obligations.

 

Job Role

  • Responsible for performing first level validation of all supplier invoices received.
  • Verify if invoices are as per the country legal requirements and complete & accurate as per MTN policies (availability of mandatory fields in the invoice e.g. Vendor Name, PO / contract reference, description, invoice date, rate, value etc.).
  • Identify the user department and obtain relevant details pertaining to cost centre, nature and purpose of expenditure, etc.
  • Verify invoices are certified by authorized personnel from user department / SCM (Supply Chain Management) before processing.
  • Facilitate recording, storage and scanning of AP documents to transmit to the SSC within the defined SLAs.
  • Validate all internal and external requests for void payments.
  • Assess any tax implications based on such requests and liaise with Manager or Tax counterparts for clarifications.
  • Provide notification to relevant parties for void payments.
  • Prepare documentation for making forex payments as per local regulatory requirements.
  • Obtain approval on forex payment documentation and submit to local bank to process forex payments (post approval only).
  • Filing of documentation (including personal claims) and facilitation of Audit process with regards to AP documentation.

Context:

  • Dynamic and highly competitive telecommunication & ICT industry
  • Highly regulated environment
  • Performance driven environment
  • Diverse cultural environment
  • Group best practices & standards alignment
  • Regionalization structure implication
  • Supply market demographics
  • Opco specific restrictions on local content.

 

Education:

  • A Degree in Accounting/Finance

Experience:

  • 3 years relevant experience in a similar role.

Professional/Technicalcompetencies:

•Statistical & Trend Analysis

•Reporting •Internal Audit Practices

•Management of system database

•Accounting knowledge

•Microsoft Office Suite (MS Excel, Word, etc.)

 

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