South Africa

Senior Clerk: Accounts Receivable (3 months contract)

Company Barloworld Automotive & Logistics Africa
Reference # 23/03/2020LFN
Published 23/03/2020
Contract Type Contract
3 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Isando, Gauteng, South Africa
The core purpose of the role is to co-ordinate and supervise the accounts receivable function for the allocated regions to ensure accurate and timeous processing of invoices, statements, reconciliations and debt collections according to the relevant financial procedures. The incumbent is also responsible for building and maintaining relationships with customers, while ensuring good corporate governance and financial integrity.
Job Functions Accounting,Finance
Industries Distribution, Warehousing & Freight
1.Control debtors
a.Ensure timeous collection of money from debtors
b.Investigate and resolve queries i.e. POD’s, invoices and statements received
c.Maintain accurate customer master file information, including maintenance of credit limits
d.Monitor and report customer reconciliations
e.Monitor achievement of controllable performance measures (i.e. Debtors days, Debtors ageing)
f.Supervise the completion of the required paperwork, approval and new accounts as per the required procedures for new customers
g.Validate new debtors for loading

2.Customer Account Management
a.Preparation of statements for the customers using the correct company financial system.
b.Control receipt of payments in debtors’ book
c.Prepare monthly debtor statements and accounts receivables reports for the area of responsibility

3.Debt Collection and bad debts
a.Control debtors within parameters
b.Monitor bad debts and report to management
c.Monitor debt collections where legal proceedings have been instituted

4.Bank processing
a.Ensure bank transactions are processed on the system timeously and accurately
b.Allocate payments received accurately and timeously to the correct account and in line with agreed procedure

5.Compliance and Governance
a.Adhere to relevant corporate governance requirements
b.Ensure compliance with approved company financial policies, procedures and timelines

6.Monthly reporting
a.Communicate the monthly age analysis report and advise Management of any problems identified
b.Prepare information for the monthly management meetings, as required
c.Calculate the monthly bad debt provision input

7.Internal and external customers relationships
a. Manage customer relationships and customer service by building and maintaining strong key customer relationships
Essential academic qualifications :

•Financial Diploma or Equivalent

Essential work experience:
•5 years + in a freight or logistics company
•Working in a specialized sector in the freight industry with a big book and high level risk exposure
•Understanding the customs and duties
•Previous Core freight or cargo wise systems exposure
Job Closing Date 30/03/2020
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