Accounts Receivable Manager
Core purpose of the role The core purpose of the role is to manage the accounts receivable function for the vertical / allocated accounts to ensure accurate and timeous processing of invoices, statements, reconciliations and debt collections according to the relevant financial procedures. The incumbent is also responsible for building and maintaining relationships with customers, while ensuring good corporate governance and financial integrity. Key deliverables and outputs1.Customer Account Managementa.Manage the preparation of statements for the customers using the correct company financial system.b.Assist with escalated queries from customers regarding i.e. PODs, invoices and statements received. c.Ensure receipt of payments in debtors book.d.Prepare monthly debtor statements and accounts receivables reports for the area of responsibility. e.Monitor that ITC checks are done for any new debit facility applications and for existing customers to monitor creditworthiness?2.Controlled debtor administrationa.Ensure reconciliation of ledgers / customer accounts are up to date and cleared monthlyb.Monitor achievement of controllable performance measures (i.e. Debtors days, Debtors ageing)c.Manage completion of the required paperwork, approval and new accounts as per the required procedures for new customers. d.Ensure admin, finance policies, procedures, time requirements adhered to at all times e.Up to date information available on VAT, Tax, other relevant legislation - all legal requirements complied with3.Debt Collection and bad debtsa.Monitor that debtors are controlled within parametersb.Manage debt collections where legal proceedings have been institutedc.Ensure bad debts are monitored and reported to management immediately4.Bank processinga.Ensure bank transactions are processed to the system timeously and accurately b.Deposits and payments received are allocated accurately and timeously to the correct account and in line with agreed procedures5.Compliance and Governancea.Adhere to relevant corporate governance requirements b.Ensure compliance with approved company financial policies and procedures6.Monthly reportinga.Communicate the monthly age analysis report and advise the verticals Management of any problems identified. b.Prepare information for the monthly management meetings, as required.c.Calculate the monthly bad debt provision input.7.Internal and external customers relationshipsa.Manage customer relationships and customer service by building and maintaining strong key customer relationships8.Leadershipa.Manage and develop performance and talent of the team in line with companys Integrated Employee Value philosophy.b.Coach and mentor employees with the aim of transferring knowledge and developing people.c.Drive a culture of continuous improvement and innovation through developing a hands on understanding of Business Unit and Functional Department needs and requirements.
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