Accounts Assistant - Credit Control in Zambia - CV People Africa

CV People Africa

CvPeopleAfrica is a recruitment industry leader in Southern and Eastern Africa with branches in South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, and we continue to extend our existing networks across the African Continent. Our client base consists of organisations, in all sectors, from small business to large corporations, multinationals, non profit and quasi government. Recruiter from sector Aerospace / Defence, From 11 to 50 workers

    About this job ad 13 October


  • Abroad
  • Description

  • Reporting Structure

    Reporting ToOperations Officer - Finance

    Supervision OfNone

    Interacts WithTeam

    Job Description

    Responsible for the daily tasks related to collection efforts of both company and a portfolio of customer accounts

    Recognition of significant credit risks and escalation of these matters are critical

    Work with clients as it pertains to relaying proper expectations for the collections process

    Negotiating settlements with clients and making recommendations to Supervisor

    Maintaining appropriate and comprehensive records of all customer discussions

    Maintaining accurate, up to date customer account information

    Reporting daily progress against targets to the company head

    Maintenance of accounting records, via data entry of related transactions in both company and client computerized operating platforms

    Petty cash management for both client and company accounts

    Maintenance of relationships with counter parties

    Accomplish accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed

    Capturing customer payments by recording cash, cheques, and Bank transfer transactions

    Verifies validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating related information

    Review AR aging to ensure compliance

    Investigate and resolve customer queries

    ssist with month end company and client financial statement preparations

    Candidate Specification

    Experience3 years

    Education LevelDiploma Level

    QualificationsAccounting qualification, Diploma in Accounting/Finance, Accounting Technician qualification or Chartered Accountant, Level 2 of ACCA, CIMA or ZICA

    SoftwareAccounting packages, microsoft packages

    EquipmentJob related

    Knowledge OfCredit control, Financial Analysis

    Skills ToEssential Collections Skills & Techniques or similar training, Financial Analysis

    Ability ToDeal with all aspects of a focused debt recovery process and for managing an assigned case load effectively in line with agreed client service levels

    PersonalityHard working and proactive to emerging issues , Team player

    OtherAid the maintenance of records and proper accounting for activities carried out in relation to property management and Project development which culminates into production of financial statements at regular intervals


    IndustryWealth Management

    CultureWell established

    Gender ProfileMixed

    Age ProfileBetween **** years of age

    Terms And Conditions


    Location, Zambia



    - in USD

    Not Calculated

    Currency conversions are provided only for comparative purposes.
    Remuneration will be paid in ZMK.
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  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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