ROLE: Accountant Receivable

REPORTING TO: Country Finance Manager   




Overall Job Purpose

 To assist the business track revenue and ensure payments are received and recorded accurately.


  • Accuracy and attention to detail when managing accounting figures and financial records.
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles, fair credit practices and collection regulations.
  • Appropriate handling of sensitive information.
  • Ability to prioritise and multitask.
  • Ability to build and manage client relationships.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good client relationships, both internally and externally at all levels.


  • General invoices.


  • Ensure timely claim for payments for all invoices
  • Verify and accurately post all payments to correct invoice/s
  • Ensure proper billing of all clients supplied to;
  • Reconciliation of accounts receivable ledger, Bank accounts, foreign currency payments etc
  • Ensure proper balancing of accounts
  • Support the month end process.
  • Ensure the books are well balanced before or by every 3rd of the month
  • Report on aged receivables plus other ad hoc reporting where applicable.
  • Do routine check up on the aging of debts and give timely advice on whether to close an account to the sales people and whether it has become a hard debt.

Credit Controller

  • Checking customer’s credit rating with banks.
  • Undertake a thorough background check on customers’ credit ratings and advise whether or not to give credit to them.
  • Setting up the terms and conditions of a loan.
  • Based on the credit rating undertaken, set up terms and conditions of any credit advanced to a customer.
  • Timely and effective collection of all debts and customers payments.
  • Develop a credit and debt collection plan to ensure all debts are collected and customers pay in time.
  • Negotiating repayment plans.
  • Negotiate repayment plans with customers bearing in mind their credit ratings so as to ensure that the company is able to receive all the payments in time.
  • Maintaining contact with clients to ensure invoices are cleared for payment.
  • Keep a log of all the customers and undertake routine follow ups to ensure their credit status is healthy.
  • Resolving queries both internally and externally around outstanding invoices.
  • Keep an up-to-date record of all outstanding invoices and give daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly/yearly reports on their status.
  • Posting and allocating daily receipts to accounting systems.
  • Ensure that receipts are allocated and posted on a daily basis without fail.
  • Providing accounts information to internal departments.


  • Ensure that all the accounts reports are shared with all the internal departments.
  • Bachelor’s Degree B. COM- Finance option
  • CPA 6
  • Minimum 4years in the Accounts receivable role at least 1-2 yrs. in Credit control


  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to develop effective partnerships and work in a diverse team
  • Effective time management and organizational skills with demonstrated reliability in meeting deadlines and commitments
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Remain engaged, proactive and open to new methods and ways of thinking
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision, under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a fast moving competitive environment
  • Ability to cope with pressure
  • Personal ownership and accountability
  • Energized, positive, passionate and confident
  • Ability to establish and maintain customer relationships.
  • Flexible - Must be willing to work a flexible schedule based on business needs which include evenings, weekends and holidays.






Job Details

Level : Mid level
Industry : Manufacturing
Salary : Confidential
Experience : 4 Years
Applications : 9
Locality : Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility : Bachelor
Company : Nft consult
Posted By Nft consult / 30 Apr 2021

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