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AP Accountant - Retail Shared Service - Egypt, Cairo

Date: 08-Aug-2019

Location: Cairo, EG

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 35761

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

About the Position

Role Purpose

Perform accounting related to the processing and efficient maintain of accounts payable transactions.


Key Accountabilities

  • Review, verify and book invoices of non-merchandise in a timely manner and review the required supporting documents to make sure it’s following the group policy and the SOP.
  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling statements and related transactions.
  • Communicate with vendors & store to ensure that all invoices are processed and approved according to SOP and submitted within the deadline.
  • Review, verify and book all shipments and related overheads to ensure the accuracy of the costing.
  • Follow up with the suppliers on all debit/credit notes related to the difference of receiving and book it according to SOP
  • Prepare Reports and analysis of accounts
  • Maintain files and documentation of all invoices and shipments.
  • Work to improve processes in his assigned accounting functions.

About You


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or equivalent.


Minimum Experience and Knowledge: 

  • 1- 2 years of experience Accounts payable or a related field
  • ERP Experience. SAP is a plus.
  • Excellent in English.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.

Job-Specific/Technical Skills required to complete the tasks:

  • Analysis and troubleshooting
  • PC skills
  • Individual Accountability
  • Communication & interpersonal skills
  • Personal Integrity
  • Strong analytical skills & problem solving skills
  • Ability to follow-up on outstanding issues
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team 
  • Ability to manage time & work under pressure
  • Readiness to persevere with difficult tasks
  • Ability to be assertive without being aggressive
  • Able to focus and drive tasks to completion

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