Receivable Officer Job Vacancy Jobs in Kenya

Receivable Officer Job Vacancy Jobs in Kenya


Job Description

  • To be successful in this role, the applicants should be skilled and thorough researchers with excellent communication and record-keeping skills. They should be detail-oriented, organized, and self-motivated with strong math and computer skills. The ideal candidates should also be patient and cool-tempered to deal with aggressiveness and complaints.

    Duties/Responsibilities

  • Collect outstanding debts from clients and achieve collection target to ensure positive cash flow.

  • Maintain debtor’s book to ensure that the debt status is accurate and latest.

  • Develop reports on aged debt accounts and days sales outstanding (DSO) reports.

  • Monitor slow moving accounts to identify delinquent debts and take necessary action to recover the debts.

  • Review collection queue to perform collection activities accordingly.

  • Adhere to customer policies and procedures.

  • Close a specific number of collection accounts each month to meet assigned targets and maintaining a high level of customer retention.

  • Contact debtors and implement repayment schedules and terms.

  • Advise customers on their payment options and suggest for them methods of payments.

  • Maintain security and confidentiality of company and customer information.

  • Attend educational programs for professional growth and skill development.

  • Follow up on invoices submitted to ensure prompt and timely payment

  • Evaluates payments/denials received for correctness and ensures that they are applied appropriately.

  • Identify bad debt write-offs and Account Receivable adjustments in accordance with policies and procedures.

  • Liaising with customers, as well as internal personnel including the sales team

  • Perform other duties as assigned from time to time.

    Education and Experience

  • Diploma or a Bachelor’s degree in Finance /Accounting or a closely related field.

  • At least
    3 years’ experience in Credit management and also have worked in a Banking setup or a Micro finance institution.

  • Attention to detail and very well organized with great communication skills.

  • Ability to Plan ahead and work with Large Data.

    Other Skills Required

  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written.

  • Excellent analytical, research, organizational, problem-solving, and time management skills.

  • Familiarity with Debt Collection Laws.

  • Proven ability to make complex and time-sensitive decisions in the best interests of the organization.

  • High level of accuracy, efficiency, and accountability.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software as well as other accounting software programs.

  • Ability to operate related office equipment such as computers, scientific calculator, and copiers.

  • Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to build relationships with clients and internal departments.

  • Skilled in negotiation and dealing with complaints.

  • Strong sense of responsibility and urgency.

  • Ability to anticipate work needs and interact professionally with customers.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • High level of integrity and confidentiality.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Receivable Officer Job Vacancy Jobs in Kenya


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