Entry Level Jobs – Accounts Payable Accountant at DSV Air and Sea Ltd

Organisation: DSV
Air and Sea Ltd
  Kampala, Uganda
DSV Air and Sea
Ltd is a global supplier of transport and logistics services. We have offices
in more than 70 countries and an international network of partners and agents,
making us a truly global player that offers services worldwide. The effective,
professional solutions provided by the company’s 23,000 employees enabled DSV
to record worldwide revenue of 6.5 billion euro for 2014
Job Summary: The Accounts
Payable Accountant will mainly be responsible for the timely settlement of
creditor/supplier invoices, creditor/supplier account reconciliations and for
ensuring that payments are planned and managed efficiently as per the available
working capital
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Receive and review vendor invoices to ensure that
all the information appearing on them is accurate and complete (e.g. TIN, VAT,
Ensure the timely data entry of invoices into the
accounting system
Coordinate with Operations to ensure all AP invoices
are accurately and timely entered into the accounting system and disputes
addressed immediately
Actively monitor the aging of vendor invoices to
ensure payments are executed timely as per the agreed payment terms
Carry out weekly vendor statement reconciliation to
ensure that there is no dispute, that invoices are posted into the accounting
system and there are no unallocated payments on customer accounts
Ensure timely settlement of inter-company payables
as per IC rules and proper account reconciliation and timely dispute resolution
Ensure correct vendor master data is maintained e.g.
Ensure correct payment terms are updated in the system, no duplicate vendor
codes etc.
Ensure that invoices are approved as per company
policy and there is strict adherence to the DSV Africa authorization policy
regarding approval limits
Prepare weekly payment plans and get authorization
from CFO to make payments every Friday accordingly as per the available cash
Month end account reconciliation: Reconcile
individual customer sub ledgers to the general ledger.
cash and IOU accounts
Responsible for posting petty cash JVs to the
correct GL accounts and ensuring GL balances are reconciled and matched with
physical cash count at end of day every day.
Ensure adherence to company rules regarding cash.
Cash payments to vendors should be kept to a minimum and only authorized by the
Follow up of IOUs and advances
Provide a high level of
customer service to internal and external customers
Manage all office equipment and other low value
Ensuring proper filing of accounting documents and
other company documents
Ensure the confidentiality and security of all
financial information
In charge of filing monthly VAT returns
Be a team player and contribute to the overall
performance of the Finance department
Provide assistance to external auditors
Perform any other duties assigned by direct manager
from time to time
Qualifications, Skills and
The Accounts Payable Accountant should preferably
hold a degree in Accounting, Finance or Insurance
At least two years of related experience
Fluency in both written and spoken English
Computer IT skills i.e. proficiency in MS Office (in
general)MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should preferably send an updated CV and
application to:
Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante
Close, Kitante,
Kampala. Uganda
Email: application@ppg.co.ug
Deadline: 6th August, 2015 by
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