Assistant Accountant â Receivables at Brilliance Executive Management Consultancy

Copperbelt, Full Time

Brilliance Executive Management Consultancy
Location: Zambia
State: Copperbelt
Job type: Full-Time
Job category: Accounting Jobs in Zambia

Job Description

Job Purpose
The Assistant Accountant Receivables will be responsible for processing and managing payments received and provide related accounting and administrative support. Will be required to collect payments for the company using skills in organization management, negotiating and communications to collect the payments from corporate clients. Take the lead in tracking payments, making banking deposits and running reports that document profits and losses for the company.
Summary of Key Responsibilities;

Maintain bookkeeping databases and spreadsheets, updating information as needed
Communicate with previous clients and customers to request payment and arrange payment plans
Processing and recording transactions.
Maintaining records regarding payments and account statuses
Obtaining information from other departments to ensure records are accurate and complete and that accounts receivable ledgers and journals are up-to-date.
Working with the collections department to review accounts, client payments, credit history, and develop new or better repayment terms.
Collect payment from customers and accurately record it into the system (SAP)
Create reports and balance sheets that document overall profits and losses
Update client accounts based on payment or contact information
Carry out billing, collection and reporting activities according to a specific deadline
Monitor customer account details for non-payments delayed payments and other irregularities
Research and resolve payment discrepancies
Generate age analysis and review AR ageing to ensure compliance
Work with the Senior Accountant to develop a recovery system and initiate collection efforts
Performing administrative and clerical tasks, such as data entry, preparing invoices, sending bill reminders, filing paperwork, and contacting clients to discuss their accounts.

Required Skills and Competencies;

Good verbal and written communication skills
Organizational skills
Good Problem analysis and problem-solving skills
Team player
Stress tolerance
Sense of urgency
Attention to detail Skills
Customer service skills
Sober Minded

Primary Areas of Accountability:

Qualifications and Experience

Finalist of ACCA / CIMA / CA Zambia OR
Degree/ Diploma in Accounting or Finance
Must have a minimum of 3+ years experience in Accounts Receivables
Must have proven knowledge of accounts receivable
Must be conversant with spreadsheets and SAP Accounting package
Knowledge of office administration and procedures
Knowledge of general accounting principals
Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements
Must have good interpersonal communications skills to deal with issues
Must be a member of ZICA

Method of Application
If you meet the minimum hiring requirements for the above position, please email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations to:  and copy in 

Note that, all communications will be kept in the strictest of confidence. If you do not receive communication within 21 days of the closing date of the advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.