Job Summary

To ensure accuracy and efficiency of operations, process and monitor incoming payments, and secure revenue by verifying and posting receipts.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

ORGANISATION BACKGROUND:
Our client is a broad-based multinational media and entertainment group headquartered in South Africa, Dubai and Netherlands with principal operations in pay television, video entertainment, advertising and content security serving rapidly growing base of 13.5 million households.
Key areas of operations are:
• Storytelling ranging from content creation, production and aggregation including the best global general entertainment, sport and eminent African content library, delivered to customers
• Pay Television: direct-to-home satellite and digital terrestrial television services;
• SVOD: subscription video on demand services across multiple online platforms with a focus on library and local content in developing markets, and
• Advertising: providing dynamic media solutions; handling commercial airtime, on-air sponsorships, content integration, and online sales across a variety of 130+ channel brands on linear TV, VOD, social media, and digital platforms.
The group’s strength lies in its focus on local language and culture, its entrepreneurial spirit and the quality of its workforce. Our client has a successful history of identifying trends early, adapting them for the markets in which it operates and leveraging them to maximum advantage. The group generates revenues primarily through subscription model, with a growing contribution from advertising revenue. Its key objectives are to:
• Expand Pay TV, SVOD subscriber base and advertising sales
• Focus on investment and technology
• Maintain a local approach
• Provide quality service
• Attract innovative and motivated employees

POSITION

Title:

Accounts Receivable Accountant

Division:
Finance

Reports to:
Accounts Receivable Lead

Location
Kenya

Direct reports
No

PURPOSE OF THIS ROLE
• To ensure accuracy and efficiency of operations, process and monitor incoming payments, and secure revenue by verifying and posting receipts.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES, MEASURES & CONTACTS
The key accountabilities, interfaces and measures of this role are further elaborated below:

Key Accountabilities Operational Delivery

• Processing accounting receivables and incoming payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures
• Processing and reconciliations of Credit Cards & Direct Debits payments
• Processing of agents/ESPs wallet top-ups, transfers, and reversals for seamless support to customers.
• Processing of agents/ESPs Commissions and sending out statements
• Posting and clearing of dealer payments, processing of transfers, write offs and absorption in SAP
• Escalating inquiries and disputes to the relevant functions within Multichoice for resolution as required.
• Processing of unpaid cheques and ensure they are reversed as soon as accounts are identified.
• Posting withholding tax in SAP and Clarity
• Performing day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting, and recording accounts receivables’ data

Key Customers
Country Managers, Shared Services team, Agents

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
The incumbent is required to have the following qualifications and experience level:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or related field
• Minimum 2 – 3- years’ experience in business administration or sales
• Minimum CPA II

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES


The incumbent is required to have the following functional competencies:
• Accountability
• Teamwork
• Interpersonal Support
• Perseverance
• Motivating
• Prioritisation
• Analytical Thinking

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

The incumbent is required to have the following functional competencies:

• Excellent working knowledge of primavera and BIS
• Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
• Accounts Payable and Receivable
• Governance and Legislation
• Reporting
• Project Management

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