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Receivables Clerk Job in Kenya

My client a business support services company is in need of a Receivables Clerk


The Receivables Clerk will provide assistance to the Finance department to secure revenues including Invoicing, Accounts Receivable and Cash Receipts Processing. 

Key duties and responsibilities of the Receivable Clerk shall be to: 
  • Post customer payments by recording cash, cheques, and credit transactions 
  • Post revenues by creating, verifying and entering invoice transactions 
  • Update receivables by running unpaid invoice and receivables aging reports 
  • Maintain accounting records related to revenue and receivables via sales invoices, sales orders and journal entries 
  • Set up and send payment reminders and delinquency notices to customers 
  • Resolve valid or authorized deductions by entering adjusting entries 
  • Summarize receivables by creating and analyzing monthly receivables aging reports and ensuring overall credit portfolio health 
  • Investigate and resolve collection issues by examining and following up on customer payment plans, payment history and coordinating collection with field officers, area managers and the sales and operations department  
Other duties include 
  • Verifying customer accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions 
  • Maintaining ledgers by verifying and posting accounts receivable transactions 
  • Maintaining reports for filing VAT returns by calculating VAT on issued invoices 
  • Proactively look for operational efficiencies and policy and procedural enhancements to improve internal controls 
  • Help develop and maintain the file system and procedure manuals related to customer credit, payment reporting and tracking 
  • Maintain customer relationships and strong collections 
  • At least 1 year experience working within a finance, accounts or collections department 
  • Good understanding of receivables, credit and accounting framework processes and procedures 
  • Minimum of CPA Part 1 or ACCA Part 1 or other accounting designation
  • High Proficiency in computer software including Office (Excel and Word) and Google (Gmail, Google Docs etc)
  • Experience working with professional accounting, or enterprise resource planning software 
  • Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail and proven ability to prioritize competing deliverables 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and customer service orientation 
  • Proactive, team player with demonstrated resourcefulness and problem solving capabilities
  • Enthusiasm for working in an innovative, dynamic and fast paced Start-Up environment
If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your (CV ONLY) and details of your current and expected remuneration to 

Only qualified candidates will be contacted and please indicate Position Name on Subject Line or application will be rejected.

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