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Accountant

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Our client, a global materials, science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labelling and functional materials is looking to an accountant. The ideal candidate must have good experience in a multinational.


Responsibilities

  1. Customer liaison; telephone calls to customers, addressing queries, debtors and collections.
  2. Sales liaison; monthly meetings, weekly follow-up about outstanding debtors with the sales team.
  3. Attorney liaison; handing over of delinquent debtors.
  4. Credit Bureau Liaison; initiating credit reports and updates from credit bureau.
  5. Run monthly AR Statements to customers.
  6. Ensure that all debtors’ correspondence is carried professionally.
  7. Support queries in relation to customer payments.
  8. Compile customer reconciliations to customers’ remittances.
  9. Organize all supporting documentation pertaining this function and maintaining an up to date filing system.
  10. Identify and execute on DSO improvement opportunities to enhance cash flow.
  11. Release sales orders going into suspense.
  12. Drive reduction in bad debt provision and actively manage the AR book to limit the impact of bad debt.
  13. Customer visits when required in order to facilitate the resolution of any account issues.
  14. Granting and monitoring of credit facilities, within the authorization limit matrix.
  15. Annual review and update of customer credit limits.
  16. Managing credit hold process for overdue and over credit limit accounts.
  17. Coordinate bank cheque collection and deposits.
  18. Provide backup support to South African Credit Controller.
  19. Support shared services with queries on statutory requirements, cash flow and other financial queries.
  20. Submit relevant withholding and VAT payments to Kenya Revenue Authority.
  21. Provide support during stock takes.
  22. Serve as primary liaison with local bank.
  23. Assist with general accounting duties as required.
  24. Maintain SOPs as and when required.
  25. Provide finance support to local business.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Accounting; Credit handling; Stock taking and inventory accounting; Financial reporting; Credit auditing; Payment collection
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Summit Recruitment &Training

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Summit Recruitment & Search was established in 2009 to address the recruitment, executive search, outsourcing and training needs of companies based in Kenya or wanting to enter the Kenyan, East African, South African and African market. We have a leading proven track record in our field in South Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Nigeria, Zambia, Ghana and many other African countries. We are able to advise on market trends, training requirements, prevailing salaries and offer a complete HR Solution where necessary.


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