Payables Accountant
Job TypeFull Time
Experience2 years
Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit


Our Client, a leading Tours & Travel Company seeks to recruit a Payables Accountant who will ensure that the supplier accounts are handled professionally. The role holder will also be responsible for the provision of timely, accurate and efficient control of invoice processing, bills payments and expense analysis.

Reports to: Finance Manager

Location: Nairobi



Responsible for Bookings of supplier’s invoice, reconciliation of statements and payments within agreed timelines.
Ensure Cheques are properly written, signed as per the bank set time frames and remittance advice is availed.
Update and maintain database of payables contacts with name, telephone, e-mail, fax for all suppliers.
Establish and maintain proper correspondence with the clients to ensure that Credit facilities with the creditors are not revoked.
Ensure that all reconciling or disputed items with suppliers are conclusively resolved with support from Line Manager where necessary.
Ensure that non-BSP airlines are strictly paid as per the set credit terms with full reconciliations.
Analyzing all balance in accounts payables.
Prepare and present Accounts payable schedule to management on a weekly basis, for prioritizing payments.
Filing and custody of transaction documents.
Ensuring withholding tax ADMs are properly adjusted.
To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Management from time to time.

Professional/Academic Background

Bachelor’s  degree in Finance or any related field
A minimum of 2 years working experience in a similar position. Experience in a busy travel agency office will be an added advantage
Minimum C+ KCSE
Certified Public Accounting with at least (CPA) part III.


Essential Skills

Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Have the ability to work independently as well as a team.
Attention to detail and highly numerical
Effective multi-tasking skills, with ability to co-ordinate, priorities and organize workload and meet deadlines.


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About HCS Africa

The name HCS Africa is derived from carefully selected words: 'Human’, referring to our people-oriented approach, 'Capital’, referring to our commitment of increase in profit, and 'Synergies’, referring to the collaborative nature of our organization. Therefore our service provisions and methodologies are wholly centered on adding value to your most important source of profit - Human Resource - and anything else in line with your business priorities which require the synergy of our partnering stakeholders.