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  • Posted: Feb 2, 2021
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    Every day, millions of consumers around the world trust our products to care for themselves and the ones they love. Colgate-Palmolive is a global company serving people in over 200 countries and territories with consumer products that make their lives healthier and more enjoyable. Colgate manufactures and markets oral care, personal care, home care and pet n...
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    Finance Assistant - AP

    Job Purpose (Summary of what the job exists to accomplish)

    • To verify invoices against Purchase Orders for correctness then process and allocate any variances within 2 days from receipt
    • Prepare vendor reconciliations for all vendors that provide monthly statements
    • Prepare monthly AP GL control reconciliations by the 10th of every month
    • Run GR/IR report monthly by country and distribute it by the 10th of every month highlighting overdue PO’s that require investigation

    Functional linkages (Indicate frequency where applicable )

    Internal: Customer development Executives and CDT Finance Manager.

    External: Vendors/Suppliers

    Key Accountabilities ()

    Related Activities

    • Ensure that you adhere to all AP Policies and Procedures on an ongoing basis
    • Run vendor age analysis monthly and provide comments for aged accounts
    • Ensure that age analysis clearing is performed monthly and that all invoices outstanding over 90 days are investigated and reported to the Finance Manager
    • Ensure that invoices are paid in accordance with payment terms
    • Meet monthly reporting deadlines by ensuring that all invoices on hand are processed before the month is closed
    • Ensure that internal and external audit compliance as well as SOX at all times
    • Ensure taxes such as VAT and Withholding tax are accounted for correctly
    • Support with all audits with regards to provision of supporting documentation. This applies to internal, external and regulatory audits
    • Preparation of Purchase Orders for the finance department
    • Support other departments with finance related queries including training and guidance with PO creation and closure
    • To be involved with monthly closing of non variable overheads
    • Ensure that any other adhoc duties assigned by your Supervisor are completed within agreed target dates

    Generic Competencies (Use the Personal Leadership Competency framework as a base document, you may add other skills specific to the job)

    • degree Finance option or any other related business course.
    • CPA at least completed Part 1


    • 6 Months to 1 year of invoice processing and vendor reconciliation preferably within a SAP/quickbooks/sage environment
    • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

    Functional Competencies (Use Functional & Technical competencies guide as a base document, you may add other skills specific to the job)

    • Ability to communicate fluently in English
    • A good team player
    • Pro-active and assertive
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to work well under minimum supervision

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Colgate-Palmolive on to apply
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