Fresher Accounts Payable Assistant Jobs – ENGIE Energy Access

Job Title:  Accounts Payable Assistant (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: ENGIE Energy Access

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Accounting Team Lead


About US:

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 Finance Team, collaborating with the Accounting Team Lead 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.


Key Duties 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 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.
  • 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 duties assigned by Management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Accounting, Finance or their equivalent.
  • Experience in SAP or any other Accounting ERP.
  • Two years of experience in a similar role.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills.
  • 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.
  • Language(s):English


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below.


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Date Posted 2024-02-23
Valid Through 2024-03-08
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization ENGIE Energy Access (EEA)
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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