Accountant – receivables

Job Summary

The Accountant (Accounts Receivable) performs day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts receivables’ data as well as on-time billing to customers.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

The Accountant (Accounts Receivable) ensures the company receives payments for goods and services and that these transactions are recorded accurately and in a timely manner. 

Core Duties: Receivables Management:

  • Accounts Receivable Accountant ensures all daily receivables transactions are recorded timely and accurately. He/she is responsible in sending A/R invoices to customers in a timely manner.
  • Oversees the preparation of the AR Invoice process in SAP Business One, including the following:
    • processing of delivery notes, 
    • identifying business unit and type of invoice, 
    • ensuring correct posting dates, 
    • verifying detail of orders (items, quantities, price, customer, etc) are correct, 
    • ensuring accuracy of GL accounts
  • Posting AR voucher for review and approval
  • Preparing AR invoices and coordinating approvals
  • Preparing billing documents to be sent to customers as required
  • Verifying all AR invoices against backing documentation, including Purchase Order from customer, Sales Order, etc.
  • Ensure all billing documents are filed in proper manner; maintain all accounts receivable files and records
  • Ensure all credit and debit notes are handled properly and accurately reflected in the system.
  • Ensure customer payment terms and credit limits are adhered to across the company’s systems
  • Prepare weekly AR status report for Assn’t Finance Manager
  • Investigate and resolve any irregularities or enquiries
  • Follow up settlements of advances and other receivables with staff and vendors.
  • Assist in compiling financial information and documentation for senior management and auditors; maintain financial records, ledgers and supporting documents as required
  • Perform account reconciliations
  • Participate in year end cash and stock count
  • Adheres to company policies and internal controls related to receivables processing.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: Knowledge/Education/Experience

  • University degree in Accounting and Finance with a minimum of three (3) years experience in accounting areas, minimum two (2) years handling accounts receivables.
  • Demonstrated experience using SAP ERP system accounting and finance modules (strong preference for experience with SAP Business One). 
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices and the analysis and reporting of financial data
  • An understanding of and commitment to developing and implementing financial guidelines and policy.
  • Experience in preparing financial reports and interpreting financial procedures
  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers

Key Skills and Abilities:

  • Very good computer skills, specifically using Ms-Excel and SAP Business One.
  • Very detail oriented
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Coordination 
  • Time management
  • Very good computing, reading, writing, listening, speaking skills
  • Teamwork and collegiality
  • High levels of integrity and ethics
  • Proactive and results-oriented
  • Customer service orientation

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