Job title: Receivables/Revenue Accountant
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
  • Building and Construction
Job published: 27-03-2019
Job ID: 32159

Job Description

Main responsibilities


  • Ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Accounts Department
  • Maintain integrity of Accounting system (Sage 300), ensuring it always remains effective and operational.
  • To prepare financial reports, complete monthly closing procedures, analyze revenues and expenditures to see whether they are correctly reported
  • prepare monthly account reconciliations, assist with tax audits, prepare tax returns
  • To participate in internal audit function through sites visits, physical and documents verification to ensure all operational and financial policy and procedures are adhered to.



Credit Control

  • Ensure that Credit policy is implemented and adhered to by all Employees
  • Check and verify all customer LPO’s before approving any sales.
  • Ensure all customers are paying their debts as per approved credit terms
  • Follow up by phone calls, emails and letters all customers outstanding balances and ensure payments are received within 30 days from the due date.
  • Make sure customers receive their statements on a monthly basis.
  • Advising management in a course of action to be taken on all difficult customers and doubtful debts.



Accounts Management

  • Ensure customer records are always accurate and up to date in accounting system (Sage 300).
  • Maintain peaceful customer relationship, reconciling customer accounts and providing feedback to management.
  • Ensure daily monitoring of all company’s bank accounts to identify direct customer deposits and advise cashier to receipt.
  • Daily posting of customer receipts and ensure the accounts tally with cashier cash in hand at the closing of the day.
  • Make sure all payments receipts are properly allocated to respective tax invoices to match with customer intensions.


  • Prepare a summary of debtor’s age analysis to highlight the trends and movements of the total debtors in the company.
  • Prepare a weekly summary report of collections to highlight achievements and reasons for failure if any.
  • Prepare a list of the projected collections for the week ahead with the strategies on how to achieve.





Education:    Bachelor's degree in accounts, CA / CPA (added advantage). Knowledge and understanding of current trends and developments in Accounts, Economy and information technology


Experience:  Required a minimum of three years in accounting position incorporating analysis and problem solving principles within a medium to lager organisation