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  • Posted: Jun 5, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 16, 2023
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    The name HCS Africa is derived from carefully selected words: 'Human’, referring to our people-oriented approach, 'Capital’, referring to our commitment of increase in profit, and 'Synergies’, referring to the collaborative nature of our organization. Therefore our service provisions and methodologies are wholly centered on adding value to ...
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    Senior Accountant-Credit Control

    Our Client, in the manufacturing industry seeks to recruit a Senior Accountant-credit Control.

    The Senior Accountant will ensure timely collection of debts from credit customers as per the credit policy and ensure proper posting into the SAP system.


    • Reconciling complex accounts that have been escalated from the AR team
    • Ensure customers pay on time and chase any overdue invoices
    • Summarize financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements like management accounts monthly.
    • Improve and implement debt collection processes when there are any overdue invoices or payments, and initiate legal procedures if necessary.
    • Obtains revenue by processing invoices; resolving missed payments; updating financial records; supervising staff.
    • Collects accounts by contacting customers’ individuals or businesses when payment is overdue; investigating circumstances of non-payment and re-negotiating repayment plans if people are in financial difficulties.
    • Spearhead debt collection and ensure the debt level is well managed.
    • Balance the debt and credit levels of the company and ensure smooth operation.
    • Prepare the company’s annual budget and manage monthly departmental budgets.
    • Participate in financial standards setting and in the forecast process.
    • Meets accounts receivable financial standards by providing annual accounts receivable budget information; monitoring expenditures; identifying variances; implementing corrective actions.
    • Maintains accounting ledgers by posting Daily/monthly account transactions.
    • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
    • Review credit check report and high balance report in addition to preparing daily credit customer reports.
    • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance.

    Job Requirements

    • BA degree of commerce or equivalent from a reputable university.
    • Min. 5 years of experience as a credit controller or A/R Accounts.
    • Must be a qualified CPA finalist or with ACCA professional qualifications.
    • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages.
    • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Should have good work ethics.
    • Resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues that may arise.
    • High attention to detail, excellent analytical, computer skills, and MS Office packages.
    • Excellent understanding of accounting and reporting standards and procedures.
    • Ability to ensure data accuracy and completeness.
    • Key focus on the quality of work and client relationship.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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