Nova Pioneer Billing & Receivables Associate Jobs in South Africa

Nova Pioneer Billing & Receivables Associate Jobs in South Africa

We are looking for a superstar Billing & Receivables Associate, you will be responsible for executing effective and efficient financial operations and accounting functions relating to revenue and billing.

The Billing & Receivables Associate reports to the Global Billing & Receivables Associate Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century.

About Nova Pioneer

Imagine a world in which every young person across Africa attends a school that truly sets them up for success in the 21st century.

A school that cares about individual students and allows them to explore the world around them.

A school that focuses more on developing skills than on memorizing content Nova Pioneer, we have done more than just imagine this future, we are bringing it to life.

Nova Pioneer is a pan-African, independent network of schools offering high quality, accessible education from pre-primary through secondary school.

Nova Pioneer uses a unique, enquiry-based learning approach that encourages students to ask “why” instead of telling them the “what”.

It allows them to form their own thinking through exploration, investigation and collaboration.

Nova Pioneer currently has 15 schools in South Africa and Kenya with a vision to launch 100 schools and reach tens of thousands of students across the African continent in the next decade.

Abput Your Role

Key Responsibilities for the Role Include:

Billing and Receipts

  • Generate accurate annual, termly monthly tuition and other fees invoices for all revenue streams

  • Issuing of credit notes

  • Ensure generation of customer receipts and provision of receipts to customers on a daily basis

  • Escalation and resolution of any missing receipts with relevant colleagues

  • Resolving of receipts with missing billing with relevant colleagues

    Reconciliations and General Ledger Management

  • Perform daily reconciliation and allocation of all receipts from the previous day across all campuses

  • Perform reconciliations of individual student accounts

  • Perform bank reconciliations

  • Perform general ledger entries related to billing, receipts, bad debts and bad debt provisions


  • Cross-skilling with Accounting team members to assist
    with broader finance functions including reconciliations and general ledger activities

  • Contribute to the month-end and year-end reporting and audit processes


  • Producing monthly debtors age analysis, bad debts, bad debt provision and associated reports analysing the billing of Nova Pioneer versus collections

  • Produce reports at a detailed level explaining variances between budgeted and actual revenue, collections and bad debts

  • Track and update required databases and dashboards


  • Assist in preparing annual and revised revenue budgets

    Business Control Environment

  • Recommend & implement internal controls across areas of responsibility to ensure accuracy and timely delivery of responsibilities


  • Contribute to the ongoing improvement of Nova Pioneer by suggesting and implementing measures that increase productivity, reduce costs and raise customer service levels

  • Maintain effective and productive working relationship with the collections department and contribute to activities to improve interaction and collaboration with the collections department

  • Achieve and maintain proficiency with the system and tools required to perform duties

  • Other duties as assigned by the billing team leader which may include (but not limited to) assisting with collections and parent gating during peak times.

    About You

    Skills and Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance or commerce is preferable

  • At least 2 years experience in finance, audit, or similar role

  • Highly motivated self-starter with a bias for action and teamwork, comfortable working in a startup environment

  • Outstanding organization, project management, problem-solving, and communication skills

  • You have a passion for education and Nova Pioneer's vision of transforming schooling across the African continent

    Deadline: 16th October 2022

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see: ( Nova Pioneer Billing & Receivables Associate Jobs in South Africa)

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