Accounts Payable Officer

roomDar es Salaam

business_centerFull Time

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businessConstruction, Finance Services


A Construction company is seeking to hire  an Accounts Payable Accountant who will be responsible for processing AP stock and non-stock invoices, proper cost allocation, enforcement of the Financial Limits Authority policy, payment batching and supplier reconciliation, and other administrative duties allocated from time.


  • Matching Suppliers Invoices, POs Delivery Notes and Goods Receipt Notes (Invoicing posting). 
  • Preparing monthly Reconciliation of supplier’s accounts for payment. 
  • Uploading bank payment and ensuring all payments are affected on time, per company’s payment policy. Including Effective down payments and settling suppliers down payments/Advance payments after. 
  • Clearing accounts AP, allocation of supplier’s balances, posting various Journals 
  • Preparing account payable related reports. Monthly and quarterly 
  • Prepare and submission of Vat and Withholding returns on monthly basis. 
  • Maintaining withholding tax file for all international suppliers. 
  • Prepare Account payable forex exposure report on monthly basis. 
  • Posting Monthly Journals
  • Ensure all received invoices for a month are recorded in SAPbyD by the end month. 
  • Liaise with vendors and respond to inquiries. 
  • Ensure documents are filed in compliance with company's policy and accepted practices on accounting.
  • Assists auditors for the purpose of providing support and documentation on internal processes for accounts payable.

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum two years of experience in similar role
  • Strong system and process knowledge, preferably SAP


  • Minimum two years of experience in similar role


  • Will be required to work overtime.
  • Overseas travel may be required.
  • Regular and on time attendance
  •  Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Data processing skills
  • General understanding of accounting practices and principles
  • Good verbal and written communication 
  • Fluent in English

Reporting To

Senior Accountant




Construction: 1 Years

Finance Services: 2 Years