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  • Posted: Jun 26, 2017
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Busara Center for Behavioral Economics is an advisory and research organization focused on evaluation and implementation of behavioral interventions in understudied countries and populations. Busara's mission is to work with researchers and organizations to advance and apply behavioral science in pursuit of poverty alleviation. This involves the applicat...
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    Accounts Receivable Clerk and Bookkeeper

    The Clerk is also responsible for additional bookkeeping duties as directed by the Senior Accountant. The ideal Clerk has accounting experience, is a proactive communicator, and has a high level of attention to detail.


    • Maintain an up to date record of all accounts receivable that is continually accessible to the Senior Accountant and senior management
    • Continually liaise with the US-based part time accountant to stay up to date on funds received
    • Process incoming payments in compliance with Busara’s financial policies and procedures
    • Perform day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts receivable data
    • Review all client contracts before they are sent out
    • Maintain excellent records of all client contracts and amendments
    • Prepare bills and invoices in line with Busara’s financial policies and guidelines
    • Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted
    • Verify discrepancies by and resolve clients’ billing issues in a timely manner
    • Facilitate payment of invoices due by sending bill reminders and contacting clients, or other organisationally approved officers to follow up
    • Reporting on accounts receivable status on a monthly basis (and as needed by senior management)
    • Coordinate with the Senior Accountant and Global Finance and Accounting Manager on the cash projection process
    • Produce weekly and monthly Accounts Receivable reports
    • As requested by the Senior Accountant, perform additional Bookkeeping or filing duties to support the Finance and Accounting team
    • Coordinate and respond to accounts receivable inquiries, clarifications, or requests from project teams


    • Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
    • CPA (K), ACCA or equivalent professional qualification
    • Accounts Receivable experience preferred
    • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and integrity of accounting information
    • Prior experience with client contracts preferred
    • Experience making journal entries in accounting software
    • Excellent written communication
    • High level of attention to detail
    • Thorough knowledge of relevant accounting procedures
    • Accuracy and attention to detail
    • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
    • Positive working attitude, with a focus on results
    • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel (with the ability to work with lookups and pivot tables)


    • Competitive salary and health insurance
    • Dynamic work environment with opportunity for growth

    Method of Application

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