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Real Foods Inc. the franchise holder for the KFC brand in St. Lucia is looking to recruit an Accounting Officer - Payables for its growing operations.
As a member of the Finance and Accounting team, this position will be responsible for processing and coordinating the daily function of the Accounts Payable Department. The Accounting Officer - Payables will provide financial, administrative, and clerical support by ensuring payments are completed and expenses are controlled by receiving payments, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices according to established policies and procedures in an efficient, timely, and accurate manner. Duties will include but are not limited to:
Prepare Purchase orders with an approved purchase request form for all local non- inventory items.
Responsible for all payables (local and foreign), preparing payments and invoices from local and foreign suppliers.
Verify invoices from vendors for appropriate documentation and approval, compliance with applicable (internal) guidelines and procedures, and report non-conformities.
Ensure timely posting of payable invoices and credit memos both local and foreign.
Prepare cheques where necessary, ensuring that appropriate procedures are followed to get same signed and approved.
Preparation of analysis of expense accounts monthly.
Provide management with a weekly payable report every Wednesday.
Maintain all Insurances (property, vehicle fleet, health), Fuel Cards and ensure that it’s expensed correctly on a monthly basis
Obtain and verify required vendor information (new supplier form, etc.), create, and keep vendor master records in Business Central up-to-date on a semi-annual basis.
Perform assigned responsibilities, duties, and tasks according to established practices, procedures, techniques, and standards in a safe and efficient manner and with minimal supervision.
Completes work in a timely manner to meet deadlines.
Remains professional and helpful when interacting with internal/external customers.
Responds and acts on customers’ requests (internal and external) with the appropriate sense of urgency.
You may need to perform other reasonable duties which are not listed in this position description from time to time to meet our business and operational needs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Banking, ACCA, or equivalent
At least two (2) years’ experience in a similar role
Competent in the use of identified software with the ability to learn new applications.
Strong analytical, and problem resolution skills
Ability to meet tight deadlines.
Strong spreadsheet application skills
Ethical, professional, and confidential
All interested persons are required to apply on or before Friday 9th June 2023.
Applications with resumes must be emailed to:
firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Accounting Officer - Payables”
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.