Credit Accountant – Nairobi, Kenya

Summit Recruitment and Search Africa is a leading Recruitment and Executive Search agency head quartered in Kenya providing outstanding talent to a wide range of companies and NGO’s in various business sectors across Africa.

Our Client is seeking a with a background in credit control to join our finance team. The Junior Accountant will play a vital role in managing and maintaining accurate financial records, monitoring credit transactions, and ensuring compliance with credit policies. This position offers an excellent opportunity for a motivated professional to contribute to the financial success of a global industry leader.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in evaluating creditworthiness of new and existing customers.
  • Monitor customer accounts and ensure adherence to credit limits and terms.
  • Communicate with customers regarding overdue payments and resolve payment discrepancies.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records, including accounts receivable and payable.
  • Reconcile accounts and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Prepare financial reports and statements as needed.
  • Collaborate with customers to establish payment plans and negotiate settlements when necessary.
  • Follow up on outstanding invoices and overdue accounts through phone calls and emails.
  • Ensure compliance with credit control policies, procedures, and legal regulations.
  • Generate and present reports on credit and collections performance to senior management.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in finance with 2 years in credit control and accounts receivable.
  • Strong knowledge of financial and accounting principles.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.
  • Strong problem-solving, high integrity, keen and analytical abilities

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Salary: Monthly Gross Salary Ksh. 100,000 (Approx. 684 USD)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Mid Level
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline for applications: 29/09/2024