Accounts Receivable Officer

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Overview

Job Title:  Accounts Receivable Officer

Reports To: Finance Manager

Department:  Finance and Administration

Location: Dar es Salaam

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Gather all relevant information of outstanding debtors on a daily basis - Obtain a debtor age analysis on a daily basis and make sure and understand all the information on the report.
  • Daily planning of collections - From which customers and where outstanding money’s should be collected and the planning of effective daily traveling.
  • Communication - make contact with the customers and arrange and schedule visits to collect payments of outstanding debt.
  • Gather other outstanding information from the debtors and customers - obtain outstanding information from the customers.
  • Hand over the payments to the person responsible for cash management.
  • Hand over the other relevant information gathered to the person responsible for debtors.
  • Generating account statements on Sage System and sharing with Clients on a fortnightly basis.
  • Performing account reconciliations.
  • Maintaining accounts receivable files and records.
  • Investigating and resolving any irregularities or enquiries.
  • Assisting in general financial management and analysis.

 

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications, and Experience required for this Role

Skills:

  • Strong Analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable Accounting and Tax regulations.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

 

Job Experience:

  • 2 plus years’ experience in a similar position in a Finance and Accounting department.

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance & Accounting.

 

                                                                                                          

Competencies required for this Role

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Financial acumen
  • Numerical and Analytical skills
  • Problem-solving and investigative skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Planning and Organizing skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Good IT skills

HOW TO APPLY: 

Frostan Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and the position is open to all. Qualified candidates should submit a CV and relevant certificates.  Only candidates with the required experience will be contacted.  Submissions to be sent to: Email: [email protected]: Closing date: 26 March 2021.