Accounts Payable Assistant

Date: Mar 15, 2023

Location: Nouakchott, Nouakchott, Mauritania

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

Job Description

Reporting to the Accounts Payable Supervisor, this role is responsible for the Management of local and foreign vendor’s accounts.

Job Responsibilities

Enters vendor invoices in JDE through three way match and standard voucher.
•    Reviews all vendor invoices for appropriate documentation and Mauritanian requirements.
•    Physical and electronic filing of invoices.
•    Preparing vendor statement reconciliations and resolution of reconciling items.
•    Prioritizes vendor invoices according to payment terms.
•    Preparing AP reports and providing analysis.
•    Serves as a contact point for vendor inquiries.
•    Works with Supply Chain personnel to resolve differences between purchase orders and invoices from vendors.
•    Input FX rates from the Central Bank into JDE daily with audit trail evidence for review.
•    Ad hoc reporting as required.


Person Specification

1.    Personal skills
•    Self-motivated and committed to taking personal responsibility for delivering results.
•    Innovative and creative approach to setting goals and objectives for continuous improvement.
•    Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral.
•    Pleasant and courteous style and ability to work well in a team.
•    Fluent in French and reasonable level of English.
•    Commitment to working with integrity and understanding of how to ensure compliance with business ethics.
2.    Functional job skills
•    1-2 year experience of accounts payable modules in ERP accounting packages, preferably JDE.
•    1-2 year experience in the use of data entry programs.
•    Well organized with good attention to detail.
•    1-2 years’  work experience preferred.
•    Good IT skills in Microsoft Excel and Word.
3.    Qualifications

•    Bachelor degree from an authorized institution in finance, Economics or Accounting