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ENGIE Energy Access Uganda Jobs 2022 – Fresher Accounts Payable Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Payable Assistant – ENGIE Energy Access Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: ENGIE Energy Access Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Accounting Team Lead

 

 

ENGIE Energy Access Uganda Profile:

ENGIE Energy Access is one of the leading Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGo) and mini-grids solutions provider in Africa, with a mission to deliver affordable, reliable and sustainable energy solutions and life-changing services with exceptional customer experience. The company is a result of the integration of Fenix International, ENGIE Mobisol and ENGIE PowerCorner; and develops innovative, off-grid solar solutions for homes, public services and businesses, enabling customers and distribution partners access to clean, affordable energy. The PAYGo solar home systems are financed through affordable installments from $0.14 per day and the mini-grids foster economic development by enabling electrical productive use and triggering business opportunities for entrepreneurs in rural communities. With over 1,700 employees, operations in 9 countries across Africa (Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia), over 1 million customers and more than 5 million lives impacted so far, ENGIE Energy Access aims to remain the leading clean energy company, serving millions of customers across Africa by 2025.

 

 

Job Summary:

The Accounts Payable Assistant will be an integral part of the ENGIE Energy Access Finance Team, collaborating with the Accounting Manager and Accountants to provide timely and accurate financial information by managing invoices, disbursements and cash as well as adhering to processes/systems and controls to ensure best practices. The role will be an important aspect of helping Management monitor and assess operational expenses and distribute resources accordingly. 

 

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Process cheques and online bank payments timely to drive daily operational activities. 
  • Daily processing and posting of Mobile Money transactions.
  • Assist in Processing of cheque requests and Bank payments and respond to vendor inquiries 
  • Match invoices to payments, obtain all appropriate signatures for payments. 
  • and distribute payments accordingly.
  • Respond to vendor inquiries and maintain vendor file.
  • Reconcile vendor statements, researching and correcting discrepancies. 
  • Assist in month end closing and balance sheet reconciliation.
  • Refund of orphaned and erroneous payments. 
  • Obtain and file receipts for all cheque and bank payments and ensure PRFs are signed timeously. 
  • Match invoices to payments, obtain all appropriate signatures for payments.
  • and distribute payments accordingly. 
  • Process cheque requests and Bank payments timely.
  • Respond to vendor inquiries.
  • Refund of orphaned and erroneous payments. 
  • Daily filing of payment vouchers.
  • Assist in Annual Audit Preparation. 
  • Assist in month end closing -Reconciliation of Mobile money sending, bank accounts and any other accounts as assigned by the Accounting Manager. 
  • Support Budget holder with weekly GL detail analysis and ensure that expenses are correctly booked. 
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance. 
  • with company policy and accepted accounting practices.
  • Provide supporting documentation for audits and any other assistance required. 
  • Assist in filing Value Added tax & WHT. 
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Knowledge and skills 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills (English) 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Strong work ethics and integrity 
  • Ability to work in teams or independently 
  • Critical thinking skills (ability to think outside the box) 
  • Good problem-solving skills (solutions oriented) 
  • Flexibility with ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines 
  • Willingness and desire to learn new ideas 
  • A passion for ENGIE Energy Access and our customers! 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in business administration, Commerce, Accounting, Finance or their equivalent. At least two-year experience in financial accounting and familiar with financial accounting systems                              

Technology: 

  • Financial accounting systems 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however due to the large volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

 

 

How To Apply for ENGIE Energy Access Uganda Jobs 2022

All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Deadline: June 24th 2022

 

 

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