PwC Middle East

Accounts Payable Accountant

Location
Beirut
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
01 May 2024
Closes
29 May 2024
Ref
528774WD
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Description

Established in the region for 40 years, PwC has around 8,000 people in 12 countries across the region: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, the Palestinian territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Our regional team operates across the Middle East bringing international experience delivered within the context of the region and its culture. We can bring the collective knowledge and experience of more than 328,000 people across the entire global PwC network in advisory, assurance and tax to help you find the value you are looking for.

Job Description & Summary

A career in Finance, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to help PwC in all aspects of our Finance internal function including financial planning and reporting, data analysis, and assisting leadership with overall strategy. You’ll focus on recording and analysing financial transactions, paying and receiving invoices, maintaining financial statement ledger accounts, and preparing analysis and reconciliations of bills to detect fraud.

Our Accounts Payable team is responsible for performing collections activity and payment of debt activity. You’ll focus on working with senior individuals to review and produce reports related to the accounts receivable and accounts payable accounts that will assist PwC in achieving monthly collection target amounts as well as ensuring timely payment of vendor invoices.

The Accounts payable accountant is responsible for accurately processing invoices, maintaining vendor records, and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to resolve any invoice processing queries. This position requires a high level of accuracy, organizational and communication skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process invoices and accounts payable reports accurately and efficiently, ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Verify the accuracy of invoice information, vendor details, purchase orders, and all billing details.
  • Perform three-way matching of invoices, purchase orders, and receiving documents to ensure proper authorization and receipt of goods or services. Investigate and resolve discrepancies or issues related to invoices, purchase orders, and collaborating with internal departments and external vendors.
  • Assist with month-end and year-end closing activities, including accruals.
  • Provide excellent customer service to both internal and external stakeholders by responding promptly and professionally to inquiries related to accounts payable.
  • Stay updated on industry best practices and changes in accounts payable regulations to ensure compliance and recommend process improvements when necessary.
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects and initiatives as assigned by the Finance Manager or Controller.
  • Including such other duties that may be assigned to you by your manager
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Proven work experience as an Accounts Payable Specialist or in a similar role.
  • Solid understanding of accounts payable processes, best practices, and relevant accounting principles (e.g., GAAP).
  • Proficient in using accounting software and systems (e.g., SAGE, SAP) and MS Office Suite, especially Excel.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to collaborate and build relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
  • High level of integrity and commitment to maintaining confidentiality of financial information.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and also contribute effectively in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of PwC best practices in accounts payable is highly desirable.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required, proficiency in Arabic is preferred
  • A Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, economics, or a related field.
  • Professional Certification is a plus (CA, ACCA, CMA,CPA).
  • At least 1 Year for Associate and 2 years for a senior associate.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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