Senior Accountant; Account Receivable (Contractor)

Location
Nairobi, Kenya
Salary
105,001 - 150,000
Posted
21 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Job role
Accountant
Reporting to the Senior Manager; Accounts Receivable, the individual us responsible for the accuracy and completeness of local debtors recognition in the financial statements and maintenance of the sales debtors ledger
  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years


Job Description

We are pleased to announce the following contractual vacancy in the Financial Operations department within the Finance Division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

Brief Posting Description

Reporting to the Senior Manager; Accounts Receivable, the individual us responsible for the accuracy and completeness of local debtors recognition in the financial statements and maintenance of the sales debtors ledger

Job Responsibilities
  • Daily reconciliation of the daily orders' amounts and invoiced amounts
  • Monitor the timely payments from dealers for all sales orders supplied on credit and ensure timely update of their subsidiary ledger accounts
  • Set up of dealer accounts in the oracle application master-file after ensuring that they are properly approved and documented and backed by dealer application forms
  • Set up dealer credit limits in Oracle application based on approved documents and a valid bank guarantee. Monitor the adherence to the limits from the daily aged dealers' debtors report. Reconcile the aged debtors report to the sub-ledger.
  • Monitor to ensure value of sales orders from dealers with approved credit limits are only processed within their limits
  • Ensure accurate invoices in terms of pricing and taxes are always generated from the oracle application and submitted on time to the dealers
  • Report on the number and value of credit notes issued by the business on a monthly basis and on a cumulative basis containing reasons for generation of credit notes
  • Ensure dealer commission statements are availed on portal by the 5th working day for dealers to invoice.
  • Preparation of balance sheet schedules required from AR section by latest 4th working day after month end.
  • Preparation of all P&L schedules required from AR section as per the month end closure timetable.

Qualifications

Certified Accountant with CPAK or ACCA (completely certified) credentials

A degree from a recognized university

At least 2 years accounting experience in a well-run company

Attention to detail with excellent interpersonal and communications skills

An excellent planner and organizer