Accounts Receivable Officer
Kiswahili
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Accounts Receivable Officer

full-time

Accounts Receivable Officer

EA Fruits

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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION:

Degree/Diploma in Accounts or related field

WORK EXPERIENCE:

One year+ experience in accounts receivable or related field

LANGUAGE:

Fluent in Kiswahili and English

About the company:

East Africa Fruits is a food-tech company focusing on efficient distribution of foods from farm to market. It has an extensive operations and logistics team that works around the clock to achieve the highest distribution efficiency in the industry.

Be a part of something big East Africa Fruits Co. is growing and now is your chance to join a company where you will have influence! We are a lean company who asks a lot of its talented workforce and in return give you the opportunity to be part of a major player in the food-tech and distribution space.

Job Summary:

This position is crucial to smoothen the operations of East Africa Fruits Co. The position requires a high degree of integrity, professionalism, flexibility, and perseverance, as well as the ability to anticipate, identify and resolve accounting and related problems.

We are looking for a highly professional, enthusiastic, and energetic Accounts Receivable Officer to support the ongoing operation activities of East Africa Fruits Co. The Accounts Receivable Officer will be the main responsible person for managing all customer receivables in East Africa Fruits Co. Ltd. Furthermore she/he will be responsible for the reports related to receivables under the guidance of the Finance Manager and the Chief Finance Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining accounts receivable files and records
  • Keep aging accounts at an acceptable level
  • Perform account reconciliations
  • Investigating and resolving any irregularities or enquiries 
  • Carry out billing, collection, payments allocation and reporting activities according to specific deadlines
  • Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities
  • Develop a recovery system and initiate collection efforts
  • Communicate with customers via phone, email, mail or personally
  • Identify ways to complete work more efficiently
  • Assess results against goals and work within the team to make corrections as necessary
  • And any other duties as may be advised by supervisors

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor or Diploma in accounting or related field
  • An excellent written and oral command in Kiswahili and English
  • Knowledge of accounts receivable
  • Knowledge of general accounting principals
  • Proficient in relevant computer software
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements
  • 1-3 years accounts receivable and general accounting experience

Working Conditions:

  • Working station is Dar es salaam – Tanzania
  • Accounts Receivable Officer will be required to work as per East Africa Fruits Co. Ltd working conditions in terms of working hours and days and when necessary, employee may ajira be required to work beyond working hours

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities or Required Competencies:

  • Honesty, integrity, transparency and professionalism
  • Organizational skills and information management
  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills
  • Team member, stress tolerance and customer service skills
  • An ability to prioritise and manage expectations
  • The ability to communicate articulately and efficiently with other people
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail and have a dedicated approach to work
  • Ability to think proactively, and solve any anomalies
  • Ability to work independently, unsupervised
  • Ability to take direction and ask for help as appropriate
  • Ability to give direction and provide assistance to others
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Perform other duties as may be required