Accounts Receivable Administrator

Company Details

AEL is looking to recruit a Accounts Receivable Administrator to work in Modderfontein. To process accounts receivable transactions on the system, perform AR reconciliations, debtor age analysis and follow-up on outstanding debt.
Duties & Responsibilities
Accounts Receivable Processing
• Process payment of invoices against remittance advices received.
• Process cash customer payments and ensure relevant parties are notified.
• Obtain bank statements or online bank statements to process transactions.
• Reconcile unapplied/misapplied payments.
• Verify tax exemptions, request reversal of VAT portions and clear cash receipts.
• Action dishonoured cheque or EFT advices and process into customer account.
• Complete referral template and capture referrals transactions on system where required.
• Contact customer and notify of interim payment in the referrals process.

Debt Collection
• Compile AR age analysis report.
• Compile doubtful debt occurrences with relevant supporting documents and send to the AR Manager to obtain approval for provision for doubtful debt.
• Escalate and address outstanding debt issues to AR Manager.
• Request for bad debt write offs.
• Process and distribute communication to relevant parties/stakeholders once approved.

Credit Control
• Track compliance with credit limits.
• Address and escalate non-compliance.
• Process and distribute communication to relevant parties/stakeholders once approved.

Dispute and query resolution
• Receive and capture customer disputes/queries on system.
• Escalate/address disputes/queries with relevant stakeholders.
• Communicate outcomes of disputes/queries to customers or AEL representatives.

• Provide intercompany balance confirmation on requests.
• Update and provide weekly commentary on overdue schedule report.
• Report on subsequent receipts on the first week of the month.
• Compile and provide weekly commentary on AR age analysis report.
• Provide daily cash forecasting.

Business controls and governance
• Implement and comply with AR policies and procedures.
• Comply with SLA criteria (specific to area of responsibility).
• Comply with Safety, Health and Environment standards.
Qualifications & Experience
• Matric/Grade 12 with Accounting as a subject.
• Minimum 6 months – 1 year accounts receivable or general accounting experience.
• Knowledge of an ERP system, preferably SAP (B1/R3).
• Knowledge of AR systems, policies and procedures.
• Knowledge of the regulatory, statutory and compliance frameworks affecting area of responsibility.
• MS Excel skills.
• Stakeholder impact and focus
• Results orientated
• Collaboration and influencing
• Time and priority management and ability to meet deadlines
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Numerical and clerical skills
• Communication skills
• Compliance with rules and regulations

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