Assistant Manager (Accounts Receivables) Job in Nairobi Kenya

Assistant Manager (Accounts Receivables)

Location: Nairobi

Our client, a global leader in Business Process and Technology Management, is seeking to recruit an Assistant Manager with strong Accounts Receivables skills.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the Order To Cash (OTC) work stream.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Managing a team of customer service advisors and credit controllers.
  • Guarantee that customer service execution is aligned with ‘cash every day’.
  • Contribute to standardization initiatives.
  • Measure team performance with appropriate metrics
  • Recommend and implement changes (within pre-defined parameters as set out by Brand Owners).
  • Share best practice between customer service advisors and other teams to ensure continuous quality and create possibilities for improvement.
  • Ensure smooth delivery through Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) process.
  • Motivation and development of team to achieve targets.
  • Develop great business partnering with the market, internal and external partners.
  • Provide support on key Customers and Credit projects.
  • Maintain customer, process documentation (ensure changes are followed up and recorded in a coordinated manner).
  • Plays an active part in control agenda.
  • Coach newcomers and ensure knowledge management, build and retain knowledge base within team.
  • Proactively, notify management where early warning signs of potential issues and any unusual activities are seen.
  • Approve in line with authority matrixes (within pre-defined parameters as set out by Brand Owners).
  • Providing a high level of customer service while at the same time understanding the financial impact on profits.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • Graduate in Finance or Accounting is a must.
  • Must have 4-6 years experience in accounts receivables after graduating with an accounting/Finance degree and a proven track record of team leading.
  • Should have solid PC literacy, strong Excel skills and experience with SAP system.
  • Flexibility, especially in the period of month/quarter/year-end closing.
  • Strong analytical thinking with focus on customer service.
To apply, send your CV ONLY to before Friday 12th July 2012. 
Clearly indicate the position applied for and minimum salary expectation on the subject line.

If you have ever applied for an accounting position with Flexi Personnel need not apply.

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