Receivables Accountant

Receivables Accountant

Receivables Accountant

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the receivables accountant will ensure that accounts receivables are managed professionally, credit policy adhered to and all revenues earned are accounted for and collections banked intact.

Directly Reports to: Chief Accountant

Indirectly Reports to: None

Direct Supervision: None

Broad function: Reporting to the Head of Finance, the receivables accountant will ensure that accounts receivables are managed professionally, credit policy adhered to and all revenues earned are accounted for and collections banked intact.

Primary duties and responsibilities:

  • Reconcile, monitor and update all debtor accounts.
  • Checking sales invoices once completed.
  • Responsible for allocation of receipts to invoices.
  • Will oversee debt collection and any queries arising thereof.
  • Update and maintain all debtors’ correspondences/communications, documents, LSOs, contracts and memos.
  • Assist the Head of Finance in convening debtor meetings.
  • Ensuring that age listings are correct and agrees with the nominal ledger and that credit limits are not exceeded.
  • Scrutinizing all accounts to ensure adherence to the credit policy.
  • Timely invoicing and follow up of payments.
  • Ensure the timely credit collections of all outstanding payments.
  • Daily review of Accounts Receivable ledger and monitor incoming payment.
  • Track and analyze all client deposits.
  • Any other duties as may be directed orally or otherwise by the immediate supervisor.

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to analyse Accounts Receivables and provide financial reports as requested.
  • A keen eye for detail.
  • The ability to communicate with stakeholders clearly and efficiently.
  • Assertive, results oriented and able to work under pressure.

Academic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with Finance/Accounting specialization.
  • At least CPA – 2.
  • Well-organized, attention to detail and confidentiality.

Experience:

  • MUST have at least 5 years’ experience in a similar role in a busy environment preferably in a 4 -5 star hotel.
  • MUST have a working knowledge of Sun Systems and Opera.

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