Al-Futtaim Group

Senior Accountant I2P (Invoice to Payment) | Finance Share Services | Cairo

Cairo, EG
Competitive salary + benefits
28 Sep 2022
10 Oct 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United A”rab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day.

Overview of the role

Responsible for posting of third-party payments, including priority payments such as advances to vendors and responsible for the execution of payment run as per SOP for entities under FSSC Egypt scope.

What you will do

Payment processing and execution

  • Responsible to process payments for third-party vendors on SAP including priority payments such as advances to vendors
  • Responsible to execute payment run and ensure that any exceptions are reviewed and highlighted
  • Responsible to prepare and process inter-company settlements
  • Responsible for timely processing of utility and government related payments
  • Engage in month end activities such as clearing of bank GLs
  • Liaise with banks for processing/reason for rejection, liaise with other teams within FSSC and support external auditors’ requirement

Technical Expertise

  • Experienced in processing payments through cheque, electronic fund transfers/telegraphic transfers and H2H
  • Ability to identify further automation opportunities & suggest in-house solutions for FSSC payment processes by providing actionable insights and suggestions

Required skills to be successful

  • Integrity & Confidentiality
  • Accuracy
  • Time Bound, with a sense of urgency
  • Team Work
  • Customer Satisfaction

About the Team

  • This role reports to the Sr Manager I2P and will be an individual contributor. Will cover 4 Divisions and 25+ entities across AF Group in Egypt

What equips you for the role

  • Professional accounting qualification - MBA Finance or equivalent
  • Excellent skills in MS Excel
  • Attention to details and has good accuracy for the tasks handled, in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency
  • SAP Knowledge - FICO module (payments)
  • At least 4-6 years relevant experience within a large organization at execution level
  • Job Specific Skills: Strong analytical, process oriented, professional scepticism, good communication and presentation skills, exposure to ERP (Preferably SAP)
  • Behavioural Competencies: Should be able to plan and prioritize tasks, attention to detail, self-motivated; persistent and a strong team player

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