Accountant Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Virtual Hr Recruitment Limited

Job Description

Our client, a global materials, science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labelling and functional materials is looking to an accountant. The ideal candidate must have good experience in a multinational.

Key Responsibilities:

Customer liaison; telephone calls to customers, addressing queries, debtors and collections.
Sales liaison; monthly meetings, weekly follow-up about outstanding debtors with the sales team.
Attorney liaison; handing over of delinquent debtors.
Credit Bureau Liaison; initiating credit reports and updates from credit bureau.
Run monthly AR Statements to customers.
Ensure that all debtors’ correspondence is carried professionally.
Support queries in relation to customer payments.
Compile customer reconciliations to customers’ remittances.
Organize all supporting documentation pertaining this function and maintaining an up to date filing system.
Identify and execute on DSO improvement opportunities to enhance cash flow.
Release sales orders going into suspense.
Drive reduction in bad debt provision and actively manage the AR book to limit the impact of bad debt.
Customer visits when required in order to facilitate the resolution of any account issues.
Granting and monitoring of credit facilities, within the authorization limit matrix.
Annual review and update of customer credit limits.
Managing credit hold process for overdue and over credit limit accounts.
Coordinate bank cheque collection and deposits.
Provide backup support to South African Credit Controller.
Support shared services with queries on statutory requirements, cash flow and other financial queries.
Submit relevant withholding and VAT payments to Kenya Revenue Authority.
Provide support during stock takes.
Serve as primary liaison with local bank.
Assist with general accounting duties as required.
Maintain SOPs as and when required.
Provide finance support to local business.


Bachelor’s Degree in Finance / Accounting.
Excellent computer skills and strong command of English.
At least 5 years’ experience in debtor’s administration and full function of credit control.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Negotiation skills.
Debt risk assessment.
Comprehensive knowledge of accounting standards and practices.
Solid understanding of Kenyan tax legislation in relation to withholding tax and VAT returns.
Uncompromising integrity and ethical standards.


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