Accountant - Credit

Job Categories:

Accountancy


Date Posted:

2019-08-07

Employment Type

Full Time

Website

bemconsult.com

Location:

Lusaka

Salary:

Negotiable


Description:
Job Purpose
The Accountant (Credit) will be responsible for credit management, handling budget preparations, analysing financial data and handle all statutory obligations. Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule and assist with tax audits and tax returns.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations Maintaining and reconciling fixed assets schedules
  • Negotiate payment terms with key accounts
  • Work closely with the legal team to follow up on over-due debt
  • Facilitate and complete monthly credit account close procedures
  • Analyze revenues, commissions and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Preparing the budget in accordance and coordination with the various departments.
  • Analyzing post-paid accounts status
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect audit’s results and document process
  • Review and recommend modifications to credit accounting systems and procedures
  • Chair weekly and monthly credit committee meetings
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process
  • Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings
  • Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum
  • Managing relations with suppliers and contractors

Skills and Attributes
  • Honesty
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Multi skilled
  • Good interpersonal communications skills
  • Team Player
  • Approachable
 

 




Primary Areas of Accountability:
Qualifications and Experience
  • Full or Finalist of ACCA/CIMA
  • Degree in Accountancy or Finance
  • Must have proven experience in Credit Management, auditing and preparation of financial statements.
  • Working experience as a Credit Controller will be a plus
  • Must have a minimum of 3 - 5 years’ minimum experience in financial institution, telecoms of Insurance company
  • Willing to learn mind-set
  • Must be a member ZICA
 
 
If you meet the minimum hiring requirements for the above position, please email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations to : jobs@bemconsult.com and Copy-in bemconsult@outlook.com 
 
Note that, all communications will be kept in the strictest of confidence. If you do not receive communication within 21 days of the closing date of the advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.