Accounts Receivable Officer


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The Account receivable Officer is responsible for following up on all financial transactions related to the company's accounts receivable.


  • Generate invoices, account statements and ensure timely delivery of invoices to clients
  • Follow up on, collect and allocate payments
  • Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments, and other irregularities
  • Perform day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting
  • Report on Aged Receivables plus other ad hoc reporting where applicable
  • Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted
  • Support month end reporting process
  • Provide accounts information to internal departments and clients
  • Communicate with customers via phone, email, mail or personally
  • Assist in opening of new client accounts while verifying all the necessary supporting information is in order
  • Maintain accounts receivable files and records.
  • Report on possible accounts problems to be solved by management
  • Any other related duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.

Education and Qualifications

  • A minimum of Bachelors / Diploma in Accounting and Finance
  • CPA will be an advantage


  • A minimum of three years in similar roles and industry (preferred)
  • Ability to establish and maintain good client relationships at all levels
  • Ability to reconcile accounts and with attention to detail
  • Competency in Microsoft Office especially excel
  • General ledger entry and maintenance
  • Prior experience with Accounting systems (SAP/SAGE will be an advantage)
  • Calm, confident manner to handle potentially uncomfortable conversations · Able to work without supervision yet be part of a broader team
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles, fair credit practices and collection
  • Good accounting and local tax law knowledge
  • Fluent in English and Swahili


Personal Attributes:

  • Creativity
  • Self-motivated
  • Adaptability
  • Goal and deadline driven.
  • High Level of integrity.




Logistics & Operations: 3 Years