Accounts Payable Officer

Doha (QA)
09 Jan 2017
06 Feb 2017
Job Level

•To understand Centara objectives in managing Account Payable Function so as to

•Provide a summary of the ageing report required by various people in the Accounting and Control Department to prepare monthly reports
•provide an effective system to track Accounts Payable for effective Cash Flow management
•Ensure loyalty of key suppliers of the hotel, resulting in lower cost per unit.
•To obtain, date-stamp and file all documents which support authorized purchases and services rendered (PR’s, PO’s, Delivery Notes, signed Receiving Records, Contracts etc.) for future matching to invoices.
•To process daily invoices, that is, to match them to their supporting authorizations and receiving records.
•To check all the petty cash vouchers for validity and accuracy and to process for payment.
•To record all the petty cash vouchers and to post them timely and accurately into the computer system.
•To prepare account allocation of all petty cash vouchers.
•To control and to reimburse timely the General Cashier funds.
•To file all the paid petty cash vouchers properly for future reference.
•To batch invoices, obtain department head approval and book them to the appropriate account and departments.
•To review and determine all payments due and to submit the payment requests and disbursement schedule to the Chief Accountant for review and signature prior to the actual preparation of cheques.
•To prepare cheque payments and submit them, with their supports attached, for final approval and signatures by the Financial Controller and General Manager.
•To raise and record cheques for urgent payments.
•To prepare monthly accruals for goods and services received, but not invoiced.
•To prepare monthly accruals for any major commitments.
•To check and ensure that the books and records are updated accurately and timely.
•To co-operate and assist in reconciling the month-end inventory book balances to actual physical counts.
•To prepare month-end closing of Accounts Payable.
•To prepare and follow up on some balance sheet schedules as instructed including all the advanced payments.