Accounts Payable Officer

Lumwana, Zambia, Full Time -

Accounts Payable Officer
Lumwana Mine, Solwezi, Zambia.
Reporting to: Accounts Payable Supervisor
Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the Northwestern region of Zambia, some 300 km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km southwest of the provincial capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for an experienced and qualified individual to be considered for the position of Accounts Payable Officer.
Role Summary
Reporting to the Accounts Payable Supervisor, your duties will include but not limited to the following;
Maintain an accurate and reliable database of creditors and ensuring prompt payments to suppliers.
Timely and accurate processing of invoices in SAP.
Matching of invoices against purchase order and receipt.
Liaising with suppliers on vendor statements. Make follow ups if vendor is not sending monthly statements and document the follow ups made.
Engage Supply Chain and or end users to ensure that statements are received from vendors.
Receive vendors’ statements monthly.
Reconciliation of vendor accounts with Vendor monthly statements and following up on reconciling items.
Resolving vendors’ queries assigned on finance query Helpdesk on time.
Ensure that queries are actioned within 48 hours from time of allocation.
Experience & Qualifications
Diploma in Accounting.
Member of Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Experience (2-3 years) in an accounts payable role in a large sized organization
Previous AP experience with an electronic accounting system.
Be physically fit and be able to pass a pre-employment medical examination.
Proficient in SAP and Microsoft office suite application
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills in English and show a commitment to understand
Zambian Nationals who meet requirements for this position and are resident in Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply
If you meet the requirements, submit your online application by clicking ‘APPLY NOW’.
Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a Security and / or Police Clearance Check; a Competence Assessment, Qualifications, Credit and Reference Checks.
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