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Accountant

Requisition ID 41272
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-CST1
Posting Type LI

 

About Kerry

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

About the role

 

This primarily focus of this role is to handle supplier invoices and matching invoices with Purchase Orders related to payables, processing travel expense reports, A/P month-end closures, supporting the A/P Senior Executive/ Team leader in carrying out the responsibilities of A/P department. 

 

Work Location : 2nd Industrial City - Jeddah 

Reporting to : Finance Manager 

Key responsibilities

 

  • Handling Supplier and Site queries relating to payables
  • Respond to A/P Helpdesk tickets within 2 days from receipt date
  • Involve in data cleansing activity and data ownership transfer
  • Email and phone interactions with Vendors and auditors (if required)
  • Participating in knowledge transfer and process documentation to secure a safe transfer of A/P work from Finance departments abroad to the Shared Service
  • Supporting, if required, other process areas during peak periods of work
  • Participating in continuous improvement initiatives within the A/P process area and Shared Service as a whole
  • Supporting on monthly VAT Returns, With holding tax returns
  • Supporting on Yearly closing 
  • Supporting on monthly closing
  • Dealing with related parties for bills / Invoices etc-ICMS
     

Qualifications and skills

 

  • Diploma/Degree in Accounting, Finance or other related discipline with at least 2 years’ work experience and knowledge of invoice posting/payment processes
  • CONCUR processing experience is preferred, with ERP (SAP) knowledge
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement, change and the challenge to make it better
  • Process driven, systematic, analytical with keen eye for details
  • Excellent understanding of value for vendors and stakeholders
  • Ability to handle queries in an efficient and professional manor and communicate promptly with our Vendors/Internal Customers
  • Efficient use of MS Office tools to document, analyse, interpret and present data to bring about efficiencies in the process
  • Respect for various cultures and able to work effectively in a complex (matrix) environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate in English 

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