Assistant Director, Accounts Payable

Updated: about 1 month ago

Reports to: Senior Director, Accounts Payable

Purpose: To ensure that all financial transactions related to Accounts Payable are carried out with AUC prevailing internally imposed policies and procedures as well as the Egyptian taxation Law (Tax deduction percentage)


  • Ensuring adequate checking on Accounts Payable financial transactions
  • Communicating policies and procedures issues to relevant parties
  • Supervising the receiving and delivering of checks and allocation of the payment’s requests to accountants for checking
  • Responsible for posting, preparing SAP proposals, and signing all financial payment requests relates to travel and USD payments
  • Participating in posting part of EGP payment requests
  • Controlling the petty cash and advance holders
  • Participates in resolving the customers and vendors’ complaints
  • Replacement for Accounts Payable director during his absence and in terms of her scope of work
  • Perform other related duties as requested by direct supervisor


Minimum Education Requirement:  

  • University degree in finance/accounting or in related field


  • Minimum of 10 years of previous experience including five years in management role
  • Previous experience in overseeing accounts payable processing is preferred
  • Good knowledge of working with multiple currencies and multiple legal entities


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to lead and mentor staff accountants and accounts payable personnel
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills, collaborative skills
  • Ability to multitask on competing and deadline sensitive priorities
  • Ability to work independently and self-motivated
  • Strong attention to details
  • Exceptional customer service/vendor management experience
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Excellent computer skills                      

The position is open until May 2, 2021

Placement is based on the candidate’s experience and skills. Only candidates who make it to the short list will be contacted.

“We thank all individuals who have expressed interest in working at The American University in Cairo.”

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