Accounts Receivable Officer (SO2)

Finance And Back Office National Capital Region


Description

I AM RESPONSIBLE FOR:

  • Invoicing customers for goods and services;
  • Control and management of all receivable across the Group;
  • Collections activities including receipting, recording and reconciliations of accounts and payments;
  • Liaising with debt collection agencies when required;
  • Completing month end close especially revenue accruals and receivables reporting to senior stakeholders;
  • Preparing general ledger reconciliations and journals and bank reconciliations and journals;
  • Monitoring and improving aging of receivables;
  • Handling customer enquiries and managing the Accounts Receivable email inbox;
  • Maintenance of customer records in the finance systems;
  • Assisting with audit queries and requests;
  • Preparing and maintaining procedural documentation for areas of responsibility above;
  • Performing ad hoc accounting tasks as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Relevant experience in a similar role with an understanding of accounts receivable processes across a varied ledger of receivable.
  • Experience in a high-volume environment
  • Demonstrable high-level attention to detail.
  • Understanding of systems and processes
  • Proven ability to work in a remote team environment
  • Proven ability to manage several tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication skills and stakeholder management.
  • Intermediate/Advanced Excel proficiency.

SKILLS

  • Simultaneously managing a variety of different tasks and managing time allocation appropriately to meet deadlines without compromising attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to undertake collections activities in a high-volume environment and ensuring debtors pay on time
  • Performing account reconciliations effectively and efficiently
  • Working autonomously and within a larger finance team and understanding when issues should be escalated
  • Developing and maintaining knowledge of Group processes, systems and controls environment
  • Originating action and implementing solutions to improve existing process
  • Ensuring compliance and consistent application of policies and procedures
  • Engaging with the team in a collaborative manner to achieve success together