PwC Middle East

Payment Officer

Location
Beirut
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
07 Nov 2022
Closes
07 Dec 2022
Ref
371768WD
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Description

At PwC, we measure success by our ability to create the value that our clients and our people are looking for. Our reputation lies in building lasting relationships with our clients and a focus on delivering value in all we do. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering world-class capabilities and quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

Established in the region for 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 4,200 people across 12 countries. Complementing our depth of industry expertise and breadth of skills is our sound knowledge of local business environments across the Middle East region. Our tailored solutions help our clients meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East market and beyond.

Job Description & Summary

Responsibilities:

  • Team Leader for all Accounts Payable payments
  • Ensure vendors / contractors are paid on time and accurately
  • Responsible for the accuracy and consistency of all payment activities
  • Manage Accounts Payable payments with appropriate oversight
  • Ensure completeness, accuracy and compliance with approved accounting principles
  • Preparing appropriately documented and approved payment runs for AP Manager sign off
  • Liaise with Treasury following AP Manager approval for funding confirmation
  • Prepare standardised reports or summaries, and other documentation required for the function and as directed by the Accounts Payable Team Leader
  • Responsible for the continuing professional development of self and junior team members

Skill Requirements

Technical Skills:

  • College education with financial aspect
  • CPA certification or similar finance related qualification would be an advantage
  • Overall experience of 2+ years in broad finance experience (accounting, AP)
  • Full understanding of the Accounts Payable function
  • Knowledge of internal controls and segregation of duties within finance and accounts
  • Strong financial, analytical and accounting skills
  • An understanding of general/international accounting standards and practices
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Excellent level of accuracy to a high level of detail
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills

Soft Skills:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English, proficiency in Arabic would be an advantage
  • Good office management skills to ensure coverage of workload
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required to effectively work with professional resources in accounting areas
  • Organization, thoroughness, eye for detail, time management skills and proactivity needed
  • Capability to work well in a team
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Skilled in maintaining client relationships
  • Time management skills and proactivity
  • Strong liaison skills, with the ability to maintain geographical relationships
  • Strong work ethic

Travel Requirements

Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

No

Government Clearance Required?

No

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